Porter County Amateur Radio Club was founded November 3, 1976 in Valparaiso, Indiana. Membership is open to all persons interested in amateur radio. It is our purpose to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism and individual operating efficiency, and to conduct club programs and activities as to advance the general interest and welfare of amateur radio in the general community.

We normally meet on the first Friday of every month at 7:00pm. Meeting location is the MAAC Foundation at 4203 Montdale Park Drive in Valparaiso (map). Most meetings are now social gatherings followed by snacks at a local eatery.

Our repeaters operate with the club call, K9PC, and can be found on 146.775 MHz (-) and 442.250 MHz (+). Both machines need a 131.8 Hz CTCSS tone to operate.

Membership Application

Please make checks payable to PCARC.

Send to PCARC at PO Box 1061, Valparaiso, IN 46384

Regular membership: $20.00 Includes full use of all repeaters. 

Family membership: $25.00 A family is defined as a man and woman and any minor children they may have still living with them. 

Junior membership: $10.00 A junior is defined as age 18 and under or if a full time student, 21 and under. 

Senior membership: $10.00 A senior is defined as age 65 and over, or if retired, 55 and over.