The NBARA was established in 1947, and has been affiliated with the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) for over 60 years. NBARA owns and operates a repeater (K6LI) on VHF 145.310 MHz in Vallejo, CA (minus offset/PL 88.5) as well as UHF 442.425 (positive offset/PL88.5).
NBARA serves the City of Vallejo’s Fire Department Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and City of American Canyon Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) in the event of disasters, emergency or damage to normal communications. NBARA members participate in the Auxiliary Communication Service (ACS) of Solano County.
In the event of a disaster we have our radios pre-programmed on the following frequencies:
442.425 PL 88.5 (+) 88.5 Primary 70 cm repeater
145.310 (-) 88.5 Secondary 2m repeater
145.310 Primary 2m Simplex
446.050 Secondary 70cm Simplex
The NBARA’s monthly meetings take place on the fourth Monday of the month at 19:00 hours.