Bengal Amateur Radio Society (BARS)

Aims & Objectives

Established in 1994 to promote, cultivate and disseminate the knowledge and state of the art of science and technology for the practice of Amateur Radio Communications in general and VHF, UHF, Microwave, Satellite and Digital Communication Techniques in particular among its members.

Wireless Communication support at the Tarai Duars Car Rally 1998

Landmark events we have conducted

  1. Organised the 26th National Convention of Indian Amateur Radio Operators (HAMFEST INDIA '96) in 1996 convened by Late Shri Avinash Mishra, VU2EM.

  2. Co-organised the 26th National Convention of Indian Amateur Radio Operators (HAMFEST INDIA 2017 - AU2HFI / 8T1HFI) in December 2017 convened by Janab Mohammad Ariff, VU2HRF.

  3. Co-organised the 3rd Eastern Regional Amateur Radio Convention (East India Ham Meet 2019 - EIHM '19) in March 2019 co-convened by Shri Anupam Biswas, VU2AES and Janab Mohammad Ariff, VU2HRF.

East India HAM Meet 2019
BARS Fox Hunt 2020

BARS Calcutta VHF HAM Radio Repeaters

  1. South Calcutta - Call-sign: VU2CVH, Frequency 145.650 MHz (-ve Shift)

  2. North Calcutta - Call-sign: VU2CVN, Frequency 145.850 MHz (-ve Shift)