Radio Clubs and Societies

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Note: The data below is based on the latest information provided to IRTS by radio clubs and societies.  Corrections should be sent to the Web Editor.

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Club:Antrim and District Amateur Radio Society
Call Sign:MNØGFE
Meetings:2nd Friday of every month.
Contact:Darren Brown MI0YPT

Club:Avondhu Radio Club
Call Sign:EI1E
Meetings:As Required
Contact:Gerard Scannell EI5KF at Club email address
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Ballymena Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:GI3FFF
Meetings:Every Thursday with limited meetings in June, July August in 70 Nusery Road, Gracehill, Ballymena at 20:00.
Contact:Hugh Kernohan GI0JEV Secretary
Additional Information:Chairman:Kemuel Nesbitt (GI1XPV)
Club Established 1947

Club:Bangor and District Amateur Radio Society
Call Sign:GI3XRQ
Meetings:Currently Monthly meetings are on Zoom. We hope to return to our normal activities and events when conditions allow.
Contact:Harry Squance GI4JTF
Also on Facebook

Club:Bushvalley Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:MNØGKL
Venue:Last Thursday of each month in The United Services Club, 8 Roe Mill Rd, Limavady,
Co. Londonderry, BT49 9DF. Tel: 07957656940
Contact:Jason Smyth MI3UIW or Jim Bob Traynor MI0JBT

Club:Carndonagh Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:EIØCAR
Venue:Tullyarb, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal F93 T026
Meetings:First Tuesday of every month at 19:00
Contact:Peter Homer EI4JR
Additional Information:IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:City of Belfast Radio Amateur Society (CoBRAS)
Call Sign:GI2BX
Venue:Shorts Recreation Club, Aircraft Park, Holywood Road, Belfast BT4 1SL.
Meetings:First Monday of each month at 20:00.
Contact:Paul Irwin GI6FEN
Additional Information:IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Collective Communication
Call Sign:EI3CC
Meetings:As Required
Contact:John Tubbrit EI3HQB EI3HQB
Additional Information:EI3CC Facebook page
EI3CC twitter
EI3CC Youtube
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Cork Radio Club
Call Sign:EI5CRC / EI1C
Venue:Community Centre
Co. Cork
Meetings:Physical meetings suspended for the duration of the Covid-19 Pandemic. The CXlub meets every Monday evening on Zoom at 20.30. See the club Facebook page for the Zoom Link.
Contact:Club Contact Details
Additional Information:IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Donegal Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:EI1DRC
Venue:Donegal Town.
Meetings:Info from Jason EI9LB or Dave EI5IMB
Contact:EI1DRC or call 086 192 8897
Additional Information:IRTS-Afilliated Club

Club:Dublin QRP Radio Amateur Club
Call Sign:EI2MIE
Contact:Ronnie Hall EI4AR
Additional Information:All correspondence and QSLs via EI4AR
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Dundalk Amateur Radio Society
Venue:Marconi House, 113 Castletown Road,Dundalk, Co Louth A91A6X5
Meetings:Club Business Meeting on the first Wednesday of the month. Start 20:30

'Open Night Meeting' - lectures, talks, demonstrations, etc., held on the third Wednesday of the month. Start 20:30. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions meetings will not be held in person, rather these meetings are to be held on line and on air during published nets noted on our web site or on our Facebook/Twitter pages.
Contact:Thomas Caffrey EI2JD
Club email address EI7DAR
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:East Cork Radio Group
Call Sign:EI7M
Venue:Club Station, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork
Meetings:As required
Additional Information:Club Email address: EI7M
This group is dedicated to contesting and all activities are contest related.
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:East Leinster Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:EIØEL
Meetings:A group of friends interested in all things Amateur Radio, especially Portable and SOTA
Based in the Dublin / Kildare region
Contact:Tom McCarthy EI0EL
Additional Information:See web site:
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:EI DX Group
Call Sign:EIØDXG
Meetings:As required
Additional Information:Club Email address: EI0DXG
Pat O'Connor EI9HX, David Deane EI9FBB
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Foyle & District Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:MNØAKU
Venue:Venue TBC
Meetings:Meetings are held remotely until further notice.
Contact:Aidan MacIntyre EI2CW at Club email Address

Club:Galway Radio Experimenters Club
Call Sign:EI4GRC
Venue:Menlo Park Hotel, Headford Road, Galway.
Jitsi Meet (Virtual)
Meetings:First Monday every month at 20:00
Contact:Paul O'Connor at EI4GRC
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Howth Martello Radio Group
Call Sign:EIØMAR
Contact:Howth Martello Radio Group EI0MAR
Additional Information:This group was formed for the purpose of having a permanent amateur radio station in Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Vintage Radio Museum, located in the Martello tower overlooking Howth harbour. The group hopes to operate the station regularly at weekends.
See web site
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Irish Air Corps Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:EI2V
Contact:Paddy McGrath EI1DG
Additional Information:Station equipment includes an Icom-746, two broadband dipoles suspended on three 80ft towers.
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Irish UN Veterans Association (IUNVA)
Call Sign:EI1UN
Additional Information:IRTS-Affiliated

Club:Kells Radio Club
Call Sign:EI7KRC
Venue:Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells or via Zoom as required
Meetings:First Tuesday Every Month
Contact:Ronnie McGrane EI7KRC

Club:Kerry Amateur Radio Group
Call Sign:EI1KARG / EI1K
Venue:See club web page
Contact:Declan Horan EI9FVB
Billy O'Connor EI7CQB
Email: EI1KARG
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Kinsale Radio Club
Call Sign:EI3HB
Contact:Jeremy Sheehan EI5GM
Additional Information:IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Limerick Clare Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:EI4LCR
Venue:Technological University of the Shannon, Midlands, Midwest, Moylish
Meetings:19:30, second Thursday of the month except Summer months
Contact:Joe Ryan LCARC
IRTS-Affiliated Club
Updated:13 March 2024

Club:Lough Erne Amateur Radio Club
Venue:Share Village Smith's Strand, Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh.
Meetings:19:30, on first Monday of most months. For further information see our website or contact the Club Secretary GI4VHO.
Contact:GI4VHO Secretary
Additional Information:LEARC won the RSGB Northern Ireland Small Club of the Year Award three times, lastly in 2016. In 2011 the Club was the UK Runner-up Club of the Year Award with £500 at the RSGB AGM

The Club's 2m Repeater GB3CP was set up and is maintained from Club funds as a service to all radio amateurs mobile in Fermanagh and surrounding counties - RV59 Output 145.7375MHz, Input 145.1375MHz

The Club welcomes new licensed members and others interested in getting a licence. In the past year courses and examinations held in SHARE have produced so far 5 new Foundation licensees with 4 proceeding to the Intermediate examination.

Club:Marconi Radio Group
Call Sign:MNØMRG
Venue:71 Whitepark Road Ballycastle Co Antrim BT54
Meetings:First Thursday of each month at 2000L, talk in on GB3PK
Contact:Kevin McAuley MI0CRQ
Additional Information:Club operates repeaters GB3PK, GB3KK and GB7KK from Ballycastle Forest.,

Club:Mayo Radio Experimenters Network
Call Sign:EI7MRE / EJ7MRE
Venue:Welcome Inn Hotel, Castlebar
Meetings:21:30, first Wednesday of each month
Contact:EI7MRE or Jimmy Kelly EI2GCB, Club Chairman
Additional Information:The club operates the Mayo 2 metre Voice Repeater on R0
Activities include contest operations, e.g., VHF/UHF FD, SSB FD, CQ WW SSB contests, other club field days and special activations.
The IRTS and local weekly radio news is broadcast by MRE every Sunday evening at 21:00 local time simultaneously on the following bands:
2m Band - 145.600 MHz FM (Mayo Repeater)
6 m Band - 51.450 MHz FM
4 m Band - 70.350 MHz FM
70 cm Band - 433.450 MHz FM
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Mid-Ulster Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:MNØVFW
Venue:Tandragee Golf Club Co. Armagh
Meetings:2nd Sunday of every month except July, August
Contact:Secretary: GI4SZW Seamus Keenan MN0VFW
Additional Information:Club web site

Club:National Maritime Museum of Ireland
Venue:Mariners Church, Haig Terrace, Dunlaoghaire, Co Dublin.
Contact:Robert Brandon EI5KH
Additional Information:Club station housed in the 19th Century Mariners Church.
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:National Shortwave Listeners Club
Call Sign:EIØSWL
Meetings:Sunday nights at 2000 on Zoom
Contact:Email Address NSWLC
Additional Information:The National Shortwave Listeners Club NSWLC offers FREE, Live, online training courses to help you study for and pass the HAREC exam in line with the Irish regulations as set out by ComReg. Thursday evening HAREC classes are led by volunteers who are experienced radio operators.
Members also meet on Sunday evenings on Zoom to socialise and discuss anything related to amateur radio.
Website :
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Network Southern Area Radio Experimenters Club
Call Sign:EI9E
Venue:Spur Hill, Cork
Meetings:Only as necessary
Contact:John Hearne EI2FG
Additional Information:Activities include contest operations, e.g. VHF FD, SSB FD, CQWW SSB & ARRL DX
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:North County Radio Club / Skerries Radio Club
Call Sign:EI2NCR
Venue:The Skerries Sailing Club, Harbour Road, Skerries
Meetings:19:30 to 22:00, every Tuesday
Contact:Austin Grogan EI3HS
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:North Dublin Radio Club
Call Sign:EIØNDR
Venue:Artane Beaumont Recreation Centre, Kilmore Road, Artane, Dublin 5
Eircode: D05 W603 (ABFRC is opposite Artane Shopping Centre)
Meetings:20:00, every Saturday.
(local times):
NDR Net on 145.575MHz, details on the club website EI0NDR
Contact:Dermot EI4ESB
Tony EI6K
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:North West Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:MNØNWG
Additional Information:IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Patriot Amateur Radio Comms
Call Sign:EI7PRC
Contact:c/o Denis O'Flaherty, Mitchelsfort, Watergrasshill, Co.Cork T56 ED34
Additional Information:EI7PRC

Club:Phoenix Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:EI2PAR
Venue:Coolmine Community School, Blanchardstown
Meetings:20:30 for 21:00, every Thursday
Contact:Tony EI7GI
Additional Information:IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Radio Scouting Ireland
Call Sign:EIØRSI
Meetings:As required online via Zoom
Contact:Marty Grady EI0RSI
Additional Information:Radio Scouting Ireland Website
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:RTE Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:EI2RTE
Meetings:Monthly or as necessary
Contact:Mike Wright EI2DJ
Additional Information:IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Shannon Basin Radio Club
Call Sign:EI2SBC / EI3Z
Meetings:See website and IRTS News
(local times):
Weekly Nets details on the Club website and/or Facebook page.
Contact:Club Email SBRC
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Sierra Papa DX Group
Call Sign:EI9SP
Meetings:As required
Contact:Pawel Labedz EI9HEB at Club email address
Additional Information:Contests, SOTA and portable operation
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Skywave Amateur Radio Club
Call Sign:EIØSW
Meetings:Monthly (times,changes,extra notified on club Facebook group)
Contact:Mike Fallon Club Secretary at Club email address
Additional Information:Web: Skywave ARC
Facebook: Skywave
Skywave Amateur Radio Club consists of a group of like-minded amateur radio operators interested in the technical and fun aspects of radio operation. We are interested in various areas of the hobby including voice communications, digital modes, shortwave listening, aircraft tracking, homebrew projects, antenna construction and even astronomy. The club catchment area includes Cork City & County but we also have international members.
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:South Dublin Radio Club
Call Sign:EI2SDR
Venue:Ballyroan Community Centre, Marian Road, Rathfarnham
Meetings:20:00, every Tuesday
(local times):
Daily (except Tuesday): 144.330 at 20:00
Sunday: 7.123 09:00 to 11:00
Contact:Daniel Cussen EI9FHB
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:South Eastern Amateur Radio Group
Call Sign:EI2WRC
Venue:The New Community Men's Shed, Ozanam Centre, Coffee House Lane, Waterford (Eircode X91 FEK1)
Meetings:20:00, Last Monday (Except Bank Holidays)
Contact:EI2WRC Sean Byrne EI2HZB
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Southern Ireland Repeater Group
Call Sign:EI2SIRG
Meetings:As Required
Contact:Neil Powell or John McCarthy
Email Address EI2SIRG
Additional Information:The Southern Ireland Repeater Group operate a network of seven RF linked Analog Repeaters in the Southern half of the country which makes up the Southern Ireland Repeater Network. We also provide four UHF digital repeaters and six APRS digipeaters
View our webpage at:
We are also on Facebook.
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Tipperary Amateur Radio Group
Call Sign:EI7TRG / EI7T
Venue:Park Hotel, Clonmel. Currently suspended until further notice.
Meetings:Zoom meetings on Sunday Evenings. Request via email if you wish to attend.
Contact:Post: Thomas Hallinan, EI2IT, Knockmorris, Cahir, Co. Tipperary
Email/Phone: John Ronan EI7IG
Email: Hugh O'Donnell (PRO) EI2HI
Additional Club Email EI7TRG
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:West Tyrone ARC
Call Sign:GN4OMA
Venue:Omagh Community House, Drumragh Avenue, Omagh, BT78 1DP
Meetings:20:00 on the second Wednesday of each month
IRTS-Affiliated Club

Club:Westnet DX Group
Call Sign:EI7NET
Contact:Declan Craig EI6FR
Additional Information:Club focus is on IOTA activity using the callsign EJ7NET
Affiliated Club

Club:Wexford Wireless Club
Call Sign:EI2WWC
Venue:Scout Hall, Esmonde Street, Gorey
Meetings:Every Wednesday night @ 20:00
Contact:Michael EI9GGB Secretary EI2WWC
IRTS-Affiliated Club

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