Welcome to Bangalore Amateur Radio Club Webpage

Bangalore Amateur Radio Club (BARC) - is among the oldest Amateur Radio Clubs in India BARC was founded in the year 1959 by a handful of like minded HAM Radio Operators and Shortwave Listeners. Since its Inceptions, BARC has strived to promote Amateur Radio as a Hobby to the General Public.

BARC was instrumental in supporting Radio and Electronics Enthusiasts in Home-Brewing, DX-ing, Rally Communications, Disaster Management and a host of activities which surrounds the ambit of Amateur Radio.

BARC has a Club Callsign - VU2ARC 

BARC is currently registered under the Karnataka State Registered Society's Act to carry out its functions as club.

With a History for about 60 Years now, the Club derives its 150+ Members from various walks of life and from different countries with a common interest - AMATEUR RADIO!

Club Activities

Radio News

Special Event stations Indonesia – August 10 to 17

Members of the Organisasi Amatir Radio Indonesia will activate the following callsigns from 10 different call areas between August 10-17th. Activity is to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the Republic… Read more »

SARL HF Digital Contest next Sunday