The Mount Shasta Amateur Radio Club (MSARC) is a noncommercial association of radio amateurs, dedicated to the preservation, improvement, and advancement of Amateur Radio through the efforts and association of it’s members.
The Purpose and the Mission of the Mount Shasta Amateur Radio Club is:
- To build, install, and operate all types and styles of Amateur Radio communications equipment and facilities, including but not limited to high frequency short wave equipment, repeaters, remote bases, base and mobile units, and packet stations.
- To promote interest in a broad range of Amateur Radio endeavors, topics and activities, including social, technical, and public service.
- To encourage and support the membership of the MSARC to continue to remain qualified to operate emergency communications equipment if in case of local disasters, our assistance is requested by local, county, state, or federal agencies.
The Mount Shasta Amateur Radio Club is an unincorporated, non-profit association chartered under the laws of the State of California. Its affairs are governed by a slate of officers, who are elected every year, by the general membership.
Founded in 1947, the Mount Shasta Amateur Radio Club has a proud history of achievement as the standard-bearer of amateur radio affairs in southern Siskiyou County, California.
The club call sign is W6BML.
A bonafide interest in Amateur Radio is the only essential qualification of membership.
Mount Shasta (the mountain and the city) is located in Siskiyou County in far northern California, about 100 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, about 300 miles north of San Francisco, and about 60 miles south of the Oregon border on Interstate 5.