TryonARC 1973-Present

The TRYON Amateur Radio Club has been around for 50 years and is dedicated to promoting the use of amateur radio as a hobby and as a means of communication. Our mission is to foster a community of like-minded individuals who share a passion for amateur radio and to provide opportunities for members to learn, share, and grow.

Activities: The club organizes a variety of activities throughout the year, including contests, events, and meetings. Our members also participate in local and national amateur radio events, such as field day and the ARRL sweepstakes. We welcome all levels of experience and encourage members to participate in as many activities as possible.

Membership: Becoming a member of the TRYON Amateur Radio Club is easy and affordable. Our membership fees are $10 per year, which includes access to all club activities, meetings, and events. To join, simply fill out our online membership form and pay the membership fee.

News and Updates: Stay up to date with the latest news and updates from the TRYON Amateur Radio Club. Our website includes an Announcements page where you can find information about upcoming events, contests, and meetings.  

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It's Our 50th Birthday!!

As a 501c3 club, I believe it is important to have a method for folks to dontate to us.  Well, this year, you can think of it as a birthday gift.  If it is in your heart to donate, please use the button below and thank you!!!!

1973 - 2023 and counting...


Established in 1973 (HAPPY 50TH TO US), the Tryon Amateur Radio Club is a 501(c)(3) Not-For-Profit organization located in Fulton County New York and meets at the Emergency Operations Center located at 231 N. Perry St, Johnstown NY.  As an ARRL affiliated club, we are a member of the Northern NY Section. We enjoy public service, contesting, balloon launches, new technology, new friends, testing and good food. Our #1 goal is to provide emergency communications to Fulton County NY. We are very active with public service, activities that we use to train members to be accomplished amateur radio operators. 

Current Officers:

President - Don Gifford Wa2eZ 

Vice President - Steve Kuck K2ALS

Secretary / Treasurer - Howard Selwitz KD2ABK

Balloon Launch Recovery Team

Club Repeaters K2JJI

146.700(-) PL 123.0 Gloversville, NY | ECHOLINK Node 845553 | ARES/RACES Net Every Tuesday 7pm EST

146.835(-) PL 123.0 Northville, NY

146.970(-) PL 123.0 Town of Florida (Amsterdam,NY)

Fulton County NY EOC

231 N. Perry St., Johnstown, NY 12095

Check out our Meeting Page for details on the next meeting!