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Last update 12/06/21

Welcome to the New Plymouth Amateur Radio Club, Branch 27 of NZART – (New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters).  We are a friendly bunch of people who have at least one thing in common – a love of radio.  Everything from communicating locally on VHF or UHF frequencies, or to the world on HF is covered.  Long talks with one person or competitions for the most contacts. Whether you prefer to use a microphone, computer, or the good old dots and dashes on the morse key, we do it all.
Our meetings start off with an interesting talk, an activity, or even something to build and take home.  Visitors welcome.
New members are always welcome, and we can arrange training and examinations to get you on the air.


Our meeting venue is Taranaki Emergency Management Office (TEMO), 45 Robe Street, New Plymouth.

Taranaki Emergency Management Office (TEMO), 45 Robe Street, New Plymouth.


Next General Meetings.


Tuesday 20th July, 2021, at TEMO, 45 Robe Street, NP. 7:30pm

Tonight we have a quiz for a bit of a winter workout.


Tuesday 17th August, 2021, at TEMO, 45 Robe Street, NP. 7:30pm

Guest Speaker. Richard Harkett, ZL2FY will speak about DMR repeaters. (Digital Mobile Radio)

Past General Meetings | Upcoming General Meetings


If you have any interesting amateur radio related pictures, stories, QSL cards, etc. that could be included on this site, please email to  [email protected] 


Up-coming Events.

Saturday 25th to Wednesday 29th SeptemberTaranaki Award.

This popular event will be back this year. New wording and clarification to the rules will be posted on this site soon.


Past Club Events | Upcoming Club Events

Video Amateur Radio – A 21st Century Hobby.


The ZL Awards Net.

This 80m net is held every night at 9:00pm on 3.677 MHz.  Often the net controller takes no check-ins.  They have been big supporters of our Taranaki Award, so how about supporting them back.  If you are able to get on, go for it.