Organization Description

The Kitsap County Amateur Radio Club (KCARC) is an amateur radio public service organization and an American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Special Services club. We are recognized by the IRS as a Charitable Organization, holding a 501(c)3 tax exempt status. The KCARC was founded in 1982 as the North Kitsap Amateur Radio Club with about 10 members. Since then, the club has grown to over 100 members spanning the entire county and has been renamed to capture the true scope of our membership. Our club’s focus is on the ‘Hobby’ of amateur radio allowing us to support all facets of amateur radio.

Mission Statement

To provide an atmosphere to support those interested in the hobby of amateur radio. KCARC aims to accomplish this through, community engagement via education, support, and events, along with forming lasting relationships with community leaders and organizations. The KCARC promotes the continuation of the amateur radio hobby with a focus on our youth.

Vision Statement

KCARC looks to be the largest and most community engaged and connected club in Kitsap County. KCARC aims to take lead on regional goals related to amateur radio in partnership with other clubs and organizations in the region. With a focus on our youth, KCARC looks to provide opportunities to those that would likely not be aware of amateur radio or communications technologies.

Club Repeaters

Cheryl St Repeater

Open for licensed Amateur (Ham) users

Frequency: 444.075(+)

Analog: CTCSS 103.5

DMR: CC1 –

Gold Mt Repeater

Open for licensed Amateur (Ham) users

Frequency: 441.175(+)

Analog: CTCSS 103.5

DMR: CC1 –

Gold Mt GMRS Repeater

Open for licensed GMRS users

GMRS Repeater Ch 17 with a CTCSS of 77.0

Frequency: 462.600(+)

Analog: CTCSS 77.0 (UPDATED Apr 2 2024)

Link to myGMRS page

Ham Radio and GMRS Social Nets


18:30 – 70cm Analog net 444.075 (+) 103.5

19:00 – 70cm DMR net Brandmeister TalkGroup: 311429


19:00 – 2 meter Net 145.43 Mhz (-) 88.5
19:45 – 10 meter Net 28.330 Mhz


18:00 – Gold Mountain GMRS Repeater
Ch 17 with CTCSS of 77.0

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