Who can join the Tryon Amateur Radio Club?
Any licensed amateur radio operators are encouraged to join our club. However, membership is not limited to licensed amateurs. Anyone can join the club. We mostly have members from the Fulton County NY area, but we also have a member who lives in Flordia. We will do our best to help our unlicensed members get on the air. If you like more information on how to become a radio operator please click here.
How to become a Ham:
First study for the Technician Class License. Then go to our Licence Exam page to see when is the next test session. You can also visit that page for resources to help you prepare for the test. We want to help you get a license, so check us out and email us, we are here for you.
Click Here to obtain the Exam Questions for all current licenses. Take a Practice Exam by clicking here. Once you are ready to Schedule an Exam, click here to see where and when the next exam session will be held.
Interested in joining?
Membership dues are $10 per year, and include full access to all repeater features. To join print and bring this application form to the next club meeting or mail to TRYON ARC, P.O. Box 335, Gloversville NY 12078. For more information, contact Don Gifford (WA2EZ), the club President: Wa2eZ [at] Yahoo.com
Why do I pay dues?
All dues go to the repeater fund and club activities. You also get a FREE k2jji.org EMAIL forwarding service! The k2jji.org email can be setup to forward mail to your existing email account, if desired.
Current members as of: September 27, 2013
Total number of members: 42
“The Ham Radio Amateur’s Code” (Creed)
Common Sense Rules for All of Us Worldwide!
The “Amateur’s Code” has worked for almost 100 years and works well when used by every ham!
The Radio Amateur is:
CONSIDERATE: Never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others.
LOYAL: Offers loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs, local clubs, and the American Radio Relay League, through which Amateur Radio in the United States is represented nationally and internationally.
PROGRESSIVE: With knowledge abreast of science, a well-built and efficient station and operation above reproach.
FRIENDLY: Slow and patient operating when requested; friendly advice and counsel to the beginner; kindly assistance, cooperation and consideration for the interests of others. These are the hallmarks of the amateur spirit.
BALANCED: Radio is an avocation, never interfering with duties owed to family, job, school or community.
PATRIOTIC: Station and skill always ready for service to country and community.
The original Amateur’s Code above was written by Paul M. Segal, W9EEA, in 1928 and has had minor word changes since then, but the meaning remains the same.
DX Code of Conduct
For a copy of the DX code of conduct click here.