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Our December 9 2021 regular meeting will be a HAM Christmas Dinner Pot Luck!!!

The meeting will be held at the First Lutheran Church in El Cajon. Doors open at 6:30, and we will begin eating at 7:00. Come join us for some good food and fellowship. Ham will be provided by the club. Plates and cutlery and drinks will be provided. Bring something to share and lets meet up for a meal to celebrate.



We want you to show off your shack! Just take a picture of your shack and send it to We will publsh the pictures in an issue of the Counterpoise newsletter. You can have one whole page of space. If you would, list your equipment, when you were first licensed, what your call is now, and any awards you have. We know you are proud of your shack and the effort it took to build it. This is your chance to SHOW IT OFF!

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Welcome to Amateur Radio Club of El Cajon's (ARCEC) website.

The objectives of the Amateur Radio Club of El Cajon, Inc. (ARCEC) are to encourage the furtherance of amateur radio and allied interests; to foster public service by theamateur radio community; the development of acquaintances; to increase our technical skills and knowledge of electronics as well as good operating practices for the increased enjoyment of amateur radio as a hobby. After all what you put into Ham Radio is what you get out of it. Volunteer as much as you can. It is a lot of fun to see all the smiles.
ARCEC is an Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) special services club and club members are encouraged to be members of the ARRL as well as the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES). Many of our members also participate in the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) and VIP Red Flag Patrol (CAL Fire).


Antenna Tower Trailer Needs A New Home!

The current storage location for the club's antenna tower WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE soon! The club is looking for a volunteer willing to store the antenna tower. The new location must be secure. If anyone wants to volunteer to store the trailer, or, has any suggestions on where to store the antenna trailer, please contact any officer or board member.