Welcome to Bedford and District Amateur Radio Club

We're a passionate community of amateur radio enthusiasts based in Bedford, England. Join us to explore, learn, and connect through the fascinating world of amateur radio.


Beginner Radio Courses

Beginner Radio Courses: Comprehensive training for newcomers with hands-on experience. Join to build a solid foundation in amateur radio.

Advanced Radio Workshops

Advanced Radio Workshops: Deepen your knowledge with advanced topics and practical projects. Perfect for experienced enthusiasts.

Special Events

Community Events: Regular meet-ups, field days, and public demos to connect and learn. Join to be part of a supportive community.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is amateur radio?

Amateur radio, also known as ham radio, is a hobby and service that allows individuals to use designated radio frequencies for non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, and emergency communication.

How can I join the club?

You can join the Bedford and District Amateur Radio Club by visiting our website and filling out the membership form. We welcome enthusiasts of all levels.

Do I need prior experience?

No prior experience is necessary to join our club. We offer beginner courses to help you get started and provide mentorship and support along the way.

“The Bedford and District Amateur Radio Club has truly enhanced my understanding and appreciation of amateur radio. The community is welcoming and knowledgeable.”

Tom Cundy

Contact us

Feel free to reach out to us for any inquiries or support.


Email: info@bedforddistrictarc.com


Bedford and District Amateur Radio Club
Bedford, England, United Kingdom

About us

The Bedford and District Amateur Radio Club is dedicated to fostering a community of amateur radio enthusiasts in Bedford, England. Our mission is to provide education, support, and camaraderie for radio hobbyists of all levels. We offer a variety of services including beginner courses, advanced workshops, and community events to engage and connect our members. Our club is a place where people can learn, share, and grow their interest in amateur radio. With a strong commitment to promoting the hobby, we strive to be a welcoming and supportive space for everyone. We welcome people far and wide, we even have members up in Northern Scotland and over in the USA too, so no matter where you are welcome to your club.