Keuka Lake Amateur Radio Association

About Us

Welcome to KLARA! Keuka Lake Amateur Radio Association is dedicated to serving the amateur radio community.  The purpose of the radio club is to: advance general interest and knowledge of amateur radio, promote cooperation and exchange of information between members, conduct club programs, and to provide public service support for community activities We are an ARRL affiliated club, and are pleased to offer regular ARRL-VEC testing sessions for all classes of amateur license.   KLARA‚Äôs membership is made of a diversity of ham radio operators. From Technicians to Extra Class, there is a place for everyone.  You will find everything from the most knowledgeable "Elmer" to those that are just coming into the hobby.   Our primary means of funding is through the proceeds from our annual hamfest.  We use our hamfest income for training of new hams, support of repeater systems, public service activities, and club social activities.  Membership dues are used to cover our meeting and operating expenses, member communications, picnics, fox hunts, and field day. We encourage you to check out our web site, or just drop by in person and say hello at one of our meetings or events. If you're new to the hobby, new to the area, or just haven't discovered us yet we would be more than happy to have you. If you're curious as to what amateur radio is all about and just haven't found out yet, please contact us (or any of our members) for more information. It's never been easier and more exciting to become a licensed amateur radio operator!