The Mount Shasta Amateur Radio Club (MSARC) is a noncommercial association of radio amateurs, dedicated to the preservation, improvement, and advancement of Amateur Radio through the efforts and association of it’s members.

The Purpose and the Mission of the Mount Shasta Amateur Radio Club is:

  • To build, install, and operate all types and styles of Amateur Radio communications equipment and facilities.  The club currently hosts high frequency equipment, repeaters, base, and mobile units.
  • To promote interest in a broad range of Amateur Radio endeavors, topics and activities, including social, technical, and public service.
  • To encourage and support the membership of the MSARC to continue to remain qualified to operate emergency communications equipment if in case of local disasters, our assistance is requested by local, county, state, or federal agencies.

The Mount Shasta Amateur Radio Club is an unincorporated, non-profit association chartered under the laws of the State of California.  Its affairs are governed by a slate of officers, who are elected every year, by the general membership.

Founded in 1947, the Mount Shasta Amateur Radio Club has a proud history of achievement as the standard-bearer of amateur radio affairs in southern Siskiyou County, California.

The club call sign is W6BML.

A bonafide interest in Amateur Radio is the only essential qualification of membership.

Mount Shasta (the mountain and the city) is located in Siskiyou County in far northern California, about 100 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, about 300 miles north of San Francisco, and about 60 miles south of the Oregon border on Interstate 5.

WEEKLY NET: The Mount Shasta Amateur Radio Club conducts a weekly net on Wednesday evenings (except third Wednesday) on the Grey Butte repeater. Early check-ins start at 6:35 PM Pacific Time and the Net starts at 7:00 PM. The Grey Butte repeater operates on a frequency of 440.275 MHz with a +5.0 MHz offset and a tone of 118.8. The net is NOT conducted on the third Wednesday of each month due to our monthly meeting.