Welcome to SPARC

About Us

SPARC (W6SPR) is an organization of amateur radio operators in South Pasadena, CA and the surrounding communities. Our focus is connecting local hams and providing emergency communications training and services. Please join us at our monthly meetings, whether you’re a long-time operator with an Amateur Extra license or someone new to the hobby who wants to learn more. Thanks for visiting, and 73!

Stan Tahara, KR6CV
John Aboud, KK6ZVQ
Bob Vanderwall, WB6YJJ

Weekly Net

Wednesdays, 7:30pm local time
TELCO Repeater 145.180 MHz
negative offset, PL 156.7
Net not held on monthly meeting nights

Monthly Meeting

First Wednesday of the Month
7:30 pm
Eddie Park House
2017 Edgewood Dr.

Join, Renew or Donate

Click here for our membership form.

Pay your dues online. One membership covers all members of the same household.

Donations are always welcome!

Upcoming SPARC Events

Before the July 4th Parade 2019
Preparing to march in the Festival of Balloons on July 4, 2019
Our Get On the Air (GOTA) station at Field Day 2019. Photo by Henk Friezer for the South Pasadena Review. Correct spellings in the Review caption should read, “Standing in the back row are Conrad Besocke, Rick Besocke, Jason Chan, Stan Tahara (president of SPARC), Robert Jiminez and Bob Vanderwall.”
Get On the Air station at Field Day 2019
SP Police and Fire Open House 9-16-18-7
SPARC members at the 2018 South Pasadena Public Safety Open House