About

History

The Bengal Amateur Radio Society (BARS) is one of the heritage amateur radio societies of India. It was originally registered as the Calcutta VHF Amateur Radio Society on 10 April 1996 and the name was changed to Bengal Amateur Radio Society on 3 April 2006. BARS is registered under the West Bengal Societies Registration Act 1961 and the registration number is S/83281 of 1996-97.

Prize Distribution: Fox Hunt 2020 at Rabindra Tirtha, Newtown Kolkata

Prize Distribution: Fox Hunt 2018 at Baruipur


Membership

The Society is run by the Executive Committee members elected from the General Body of Members constituting of Annual Members and Life Members. The election takes place on the day of the AGM which is held usually on the 1st Sunday of September every year.

1. Annual Member: Any person who has been issued a 'General' or a 'Restricted' Amateur Radio Licence by the Government of India is eligible to become an Annual Member of BARS by paying a one time Registration Fee of ₹500.00 and a yearly Subscription Fee of ₹500.00 (Total ₹1,000.00 for the first year) subject to normal process of vetting. Annual Members are eligible to 'vote' / 'participate' in the election process from the 2nd AGM on-wards after the membership is declared. Regular Annual Members are also known as Ordinary Members.

Short Wave Listeners are also allowed to take Regular Annual Membership, provided they provide an undertaking that they will appear and clear the ASOC Examination leading to a General / Restricted Grade Amateur Radio Licence within two years of admission. Please note that SWL Annual Members are not allowed to take part or participate in elections, though they are allowed to attend the AGM.

2. Life Member: Any person who has been issued a 'General' or a 'Restricted' Amateur Radio Licence by the Government of India is eligible to become a Life Member of BARS by paying a one time Subscription Fee of ₹5,000.00 and one time Registration Fee of ₹500.00 (Total ₹5,500/-) subject to normal process of vetting. Life Members are eligible to 'vote' / 'participate' in the election process from the 2nd AGM on-wards after the membership is declared.

Please fill the Regular / Life Membership Registration Form below after transferring the first year fees by NEFT / IMPS to our Corporation Bank Savings Bank Account detailed below:

Execuitive Committee Members

Surojit Kumar Dey - VU2SKD

Vice President

Anupam Biswas - VU2AES

Secretary

Depak Das - VU2DLU

Treasurer

Dr. Asish Biswas - VU2GMT

EC Member

Chandan Ghosh - VU3CGT

EC Member

Chandan Sur - VU2ZOC

EC Member

Santosh Kesavan - VU2SKI

EC Member

Barun Biswas

EC Member

List of Members:

Membership Name Call-sign
Number

002 NILANJAN MAJUMDAR VU2HFR
003 INDRANIL MAJUMDAR VU2KFR
005 DEEPAK MITRA VU2DPM
006 SARBA R. BANERJEE VU2KIM
008 DIPTI PRAKASH DE-(SK) VU2DPD
009 A. BANDHYAPADHYAY VU2MKI
010 VINI VIKRAM VU3VIN
013 GOUTAM DUTTA VU2GTG
015 U. ROY CHOUDHURY VU2USR
017 SHEIKH ZAFARULLA VU2SZU
018 MONOTOSH DASGUPTA VU2MDG
020 AVINASH MISSRA - (SK) VU2EM
021 RANJIT KR. SEN VU2RAR
022 DEBASISH BOSE VU2DBA
024 N RANGARAJAN VU2RF
026 ASHOKE GOOPTU - (SK) VU2JK
029 SARADINDU MITRA VU2TMO
032 DR. ASISH BISWAS VU2GMT
033 ANADI GANGULY - (SK) VU2GE
040 SUBRATA BHATTACHARYA VU2TIL
041 RAMMOHAN RAO S. VU2RM
047 DEBABRATA BANERJEE VU2LM
048 ATANU DASGUPTA VU2ATN
053 ARYA KR. GHOSH VU2GKB
054 SOMNATH DAS VU2EWS
060 KUMAR VIKRAM VU2KUV
063 GOPAL MADHAVAN VU2GMN
065 SANTOSH KESAVAN VU2SKI
067 PARESH P. MEHRA VU2PPM
068 SUVASH CHOWDHURY VU2SUV
072 BIRESWAR CHATTERJEE VU3BCT
073 GOPAL MONDAL VU3GCM
074 DIPAK CHAKRABORTY VU3OKT
076 KALLOL KOLEY VU2KLL
077 SATYABRATA MUKHERJEE VU2MWB
078 BIDYUT GHOSH VU2BIH
079 SURAJIT BASAK SWL
080 SUROJIT KR. DEY VU2SKD
081 SATARUP MONDAL VU3SCM
082 JYOTI P. CHAKRABORTY VU3BGI
083 ANUPAM BISWAS VU2AES
084 JOY SAHA VU2JSH
085 SAUNAK SINHA VU2BTM
086 DR. RATHINDRA N. MITRA VU2MWL
087 R. MUHKAPADHYAY VU3OLB
088 AMBARISH NAG BISWAS VU2JFA
089 DR. JAYANTA MUKHERJEE VU2JM
090 RAJAT SUBHRA MITRA VU2DZH
091 SURAJIT DHAR VU2CUV
092 NIKHILESH CH. SINHA VU2NKI
093 DIPAK DAS VU2DLU
095 SUBHAJIT DAS VU3SJD
096 SWAPAN KR. DHARA VU2GOR
097 SHYAMAL KR. KARAK VU3KSB
098 JOY CHAKRABORTY VU3JCH
099 K . R. B. MADHAV RAO - (SK) VU2IR
100 S. KR. CHAKRABORTY VU2SKC
101 RATANLAL BANERJEE SWL
102 BIMAL BHUSAN DUTTA VU2BBT
103 DEBKUMAR DAS VU3IAD
104 SEEMA DAS VU3DMS
105 RINKU NAG BISWAS VU2JFB
106 SUBHADEEP CHATTERJEE VU2CSB
107 SUKANTA CHAKRABORTY VU3SBU
108 SANJOY KR. MUKHERJEE VU3GXN
109 ARINDAM BISWAS SWL
110 PARAG RANJAN DAS VU3RUO
111 AMITAVA SAHA VU3RUN
112 AMAR KR. DEY - (SK) VU2MQH
113 SOVAN KANTI MANDAL VU2MDL
114 SUROJIT KUMAR HAZRA VU3PMN
115 JISHNU BASAK VU2JNB
116 PRIYADARSHI GOENKA VU2PDG
117 AMIT KR. MITRA VU3NVL
118 TAPAS K. BHATTACHARYYA VU2TKB
119 ASHIM MUKHERJEE VU3MUA
120 TAPAS KR. CHATTERJEE VU2TKC
121 SUNIL DAS VU2SYD
122 SAGAR SANYAL VU3SAQ
123 BISWAJIT MRIDHA VU2BBE
124 SYAMAL SIKDAR SWL
125 MRINAL KANTI KAR VU3VQU
126 MOHAMMAD ARIFF VU2HRF
127 SANKAR KR. MULLICK VU2LNA
128 P. KR. BHATTACHARYA VU2PBI
129 ARINDUM BOSE VU2ADM
130 BAPPADITTA MAJI VU2KUW
131 SUBIMAL BAWALI VU3NCP
133 SUMIT SHANKAR DEY VU2BCC
134 GAURANG DAVE VU3ZML
135 KUMARJIT PURKAIT VU2YHT
136 INDRANIL NAIYA VU2YHU
137 CHANDAN SUR VU2ZOC
138 SYED MD. IMRAN NIAZ VUCCU
139 NAZIA AHMED VU3OUG
140 DEBAJIT BHADRA VU3DBA
141 SUBRATA NAYAK VU2EGG
142 ARIBA SAMREEN VU3
143 SYED MD. SHAH FAHAD VU3
144 M. FAISAL MALLICK VU3MFM
145 RAMSHA TUBA VU3RTY
146 JARJIS ALAM VU3
147 DR. M. NURUZZAMAN VU3YOH
148 PASANG LHAMU YOLMO VU3LHM