The AWA exists to preserve and share the history of technology used to
communicate and entertain from the first telegram to today’s wireless
text messaging. There is an amazing radio museum and they are
building a new ham shack. Each
of the Antique Wireless Association gather for their annual conference at the Thruway Marriott in
Rochester to participate in seminars designed to share knowledge of the
history of the radio industry and to promote the preservation of antique
radio equipment. Highlights for members attending each year's function include
a flea market and book fair, as well as contests and social events.
ARRL is the national association for Amateur Radio in the US.
Founded in 1914 by Hiram Percy Maxim as The American Radio Relay League,
ARRL is a noncommercial organization of radio amateurs. ARRL numbers within
its ranks the vast majority of active radio amateurs in the nation and has a
proud history of achievement as the standard-bearer in amateur affairs. ARRL’s
underpinnings as Amateur Radio’s witness, partner and forum are defined by
five pillars: Public Service, Advocacy, Education, Technology, and
Rochester Amateur Radio
The Rochester Amateur Radio Association is one of the largest amateur radio clubs in North America located in Rochester, NY. Founded in 1931, RaRa provides a unifying focal point for much of the amateur radio activity in Western New York.
XRX Radio Club
Founded in 1980 as
the Xerox Amateur Radio Club in Webster, NY. Originally comprised of Xerox
employees and families. In 2014 the club name changed to the XRX Amateur
Radio Club, and is open to anyone.
Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)® is an amateur radio public service
organization based in Monroe County, New York, and is open to all licensed
amateur radio operators.
Monroe County Radio Amateur
Civil Emergency Service (RACES) is a program of the Monroe County Office of
Rochester VHF Group
amateur radio enthusiasts centered in Rochester, NY and collaborating