The Ashtabula County Amateur Radio Club is a group of amateur radio operators located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. We dedicate ourselves to all aspects of amateur radio communications, from emergency communications, to social gatherings, to contesting. Our club is open to anyone wanting to learn and participate, regardless of licensing.

The club maintains a repeater which is located in the village of Jefferson, Ohio on a frequency of 146.715 with a PL of 141.3. The repeater can also be reached on Echolink, node N8CT-L.

For more information on the club, events, and becoming a member, take a look at the About page.



Regular Club Events

Thursday Night Net

Everyone is welcome to join us for an informal net on the club repeater K8CY - 146.715 PL 141.3 or Echolink Node N8CT-L every Thursday evening at 8 PM. The repeater is located at the Ashtabula County Court building in downtown Jefferson, OH.


Club Breakfast

We gather for breakfast nearly every Saturday morning at Steak-N-Shake on US Rt 20 in Ashtabula at 10 AM. All are welcome.



Club Monthly Meeting

Club meetings are every third Tuesday of the month in the Harbor Room at A-Tech in Jefferson, Ohio at 7:30 PM.

If A-Tech is closed the day of a scheduled meeting due to weather, or other reason, our meeting will be cancelled as well. We will do our best to notify members here and on Facebook if A-Tech is closed. You can also check local media for school closings.

Latest News


  • Ohio QSO Party 2017
    The Ashtabula County Amateur Radio Club is planning operations for the 2017 edition of the Ohio QSO Party. Operations will be on August 26, 2017 from noon until midnight.
    For details on the Ohio QSO Party, take a look at their site

    Plans are still being considered and have not been finalized. Stay tuned to the Thursday night nets, the club Facebook page, and this site for details.

    Last year, the club earned a plaque for the Emergency Operations Center category for its operations at the Ashtabula County EMA.



    Posted Aug 16, 2017, 9:53 AM by K8CY ACARC
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