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 General Club Information


General Meetings – NOW IN-PERSON

Meetings are usually open and are held on the first and third Mondays of every month except December. Please note: Meetings will NOT be held on Mondays that fall on federal legal holidays (e.g. Labor Day). On months where there is a legal holiday on a meeting date, there will only be ONE meeting (on the non-holiday Monday). No meeting July 5 or September 6, 2021. MASKS ARE NOT REQUIRED FOR FULLY VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS INSIDE THE ELK’S FACILITY.


Membership dues are:

  • $30/yr for individual member
  • $15/yr for student member
  • $15/yr for additional family member (same household).

Payable by cash at membership meetings or check payable to Tri-County Radio Association, Inc.

Mail checks to:

Tri-County Radio Association
PO Box 3393
Union, NJ 07083-1898


To pay by credit-card or PayPal, use the TCRA Dues button below (PayPal fees included in costs):

VE Testing Information

VE examinations are held on the third Saturday of each month at 8:30 AM.  The test location is the Trinitas Medical Center CORE Building located at 1164 Elizabeth Av, Elizabeth.  (Use 24 S. Broad St. for GPS. Driveway is next to the Elizabeth Firehouse.  Park anywhere, use front entrance on Elizabeth Av.  Press “Classroom” for entry.  Unless fully vaccinated for Covid-19, masks must be worn at all times in the CORE building.  Hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the testing room. Pre-registration is required no later than by 8 PM Thursday prior to the exam session date. You can contact Walter, W2EE for more information, or by visiting the ARRL Exam Sessions webpage.

United Counties Traffic Net

Join us on W2LI nightly at 10 pm for the United Counties Traffic Net.

2021 Officers

President – Paul Biener KD2DRM

Vice President – Benett Rosen AC2NI

Secretary – Kymm Balinth KY2MMM

Treasurer – Steve Redler, IV N2SRT


George Bird KF2UJ

Edward Grassmann N2TDM

William Malone, III KD2JRI

Walter Lesnowich W2EE

Gary Steitz KD2PLR

W2LI Trustee – Robert Grassmann KB2BBD

Control Operators:

Edward Grassmann N2TDM

Robert Grassmann KB2BBD

Rob Fissel KK2U

Paul Biener KD2DRM

Steve Redler, IV N2SRT