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The Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club/Fwarc, is a nonprofit organization that provides an opportunity for all "Civilians Military Amateur Radio Operators" in active duty, reserve, national guard, officers, warrant officers, enlisted members, veterans and civilians, to aid in preserving for posterity the proud heritage of the U.S. Naval Radio Station on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Through direct financial support, the Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club will work to enhance Historical Interests to recognize our Bainbridge Island contribute to WWII Events and Amateur Radio Fraternity . The Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club will also work to ensure the lessons of history and proud traditions of the Bainbridge Island Naval Radio Station are not forgotten.

FORT WARD AMATEUR RADIO CLUB PURPOSE:
  • Foster and preserve the esprit, tradition and cohesion of the Bainbridge Island Naval Radio Station.
  • Publicize and reinforce the Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Mission Goals and Objectives.

    Foster excellence and belonging through the Amateur Radio Fraternity Recognition Programs for outstanding professional Leadership and volunteers who have made significant contributions to both the Bainbridge Island Naval Radio Station History and the Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Mission and Objectives.

    The Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club works to form the Bainbridge Island Naval Radio Station Historical Preservation that consists of Naval Leadership and Navel Amateur Radio Operators from Active, Reserve, Retired, Separated, Officers, Non-commissioned Officers and Enlisted Per, Department of the Navy Civilians, Contractors and Amateur Radio Industry Partners, or Civilians Amateur Radio Operators and Non FCC Licensed individuals that are interested in the Bainbridge Island Naval Radio Station History and the Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Mission and Objectives.

    Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club establish as a club communications reserve primarily supported by volunteers:

  • FCC Licensed Amateur Radio Operators,
  • Citizen Band Radio Operators, and
  • Support Personnel.

    All Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club FCC Licensed Memberships are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.


    It shall be an "Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Volunteer Emergency Radio Communications", supported by and part of the Island Tower and directly responsible to this Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club under the direction of the Island Tower communications coordinator, who shall be management oriented, rather than technically.

    Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club personnel are volunteer Emergency Radio Communications Operators of the Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Registry for Disaster and Emergency Radio Communications Service Team.



    To apply for FCC Licensed Membership to the Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club by check, please print the Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club: Voting Membership FCC Licensed Application Form and mail it to:

    Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club, FCC Licensed Membership Office
    321 High School Road NE, Ste: D3-292
    Bainbridge Island, Washington 98110


  • Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Teams: Support any and all government public service communications systems in event of failure, overload or other problems that might jeopardize Emergency Response usefulness and purpose, including monitoring airwaves, as a listen post, keeping communication active and ready.

    This shall include "but not be limited to" the following systems and Governmental Agencies: 9-1-1 communication, fire agencies, sheriff-police-secuirity, public works, transportation railways-aviation-highways, search-rescue, FEMA, DHS and weather-natural earth events:

  • Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Teams: Provide access to FCC Amateur Radio Service frequencies during times of emergencies.

  • Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Teams: Maintain communications equipment in an on-going state of readiness and conduct weekly communications tests.

  • Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Teams: Set up and staff at government locations as specified in the current operations plan.

  • Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Teams: "Weather and Earth Watch" during unusual weather such as tornadoes, hurricanes, heavy rains and other disasters or emergency responses.

  • Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Teams: Provide word processing and computer skills to support Emergency Response Record Keeping in times of unusual need, such as during and following and emergency.

  • Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Teams: Perform crowd surveillance by the use of ATV/Amateur Television at the scene of an emergency or large public special event, but not limited too.

  • Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Teams: Activate a minimum level of augmentation whenever alerted to a potential or existing emergency; minimum level being at least one Emergency Radio Communications Volunteer on duty.

  • Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Teams: Provide operators for all necessary positions to sustain radio Communication operations as long as the Emergency is activated.

  • Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Teams: Handle message, information, command and liaison 'radio communications traffic' as is required for any communications needed by "Emergency Response Jurisdiction" in an emergency or threat of an emergency.

  • Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Teams: Conduct such training and familiarization with Emergency events and requirement as shall accomplish all of the above.


    Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Membership
    FCC Licensed Voting    Non Licensed Non Voting


    Buy your Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Membership and support Bainbridge Island Naval Radio Station Museum & Memorial.

    There are navy radio ships and there are ships radio rooms but the best ships of all are memberships

    $100.00 Individual Member 19-61 Years

    Free admission for one year for one adult, plus one additional guest pass at time of enrollment

    $25 Additional Family Members

    Free admission for one year for two adults and up to three children under age 18

    $25.00 Individual Students Member under 18 Year

    Free admission for one year for one adult, plus one additional guest pass at time of enrollment

    $25.00 Individual Member 62-79 Years

    Free admission for one year for one adult, plus one additional guest pass at time of enrollment

    FREE Individual Member 80 Years Plus

    Free admission for one year for one adult, plus one additional guest pass at time of enrollment

    $50.00 Individual Member College Student

    Free admission for one year for one adult, plus one additional guest pass at time of enrollment

    $10.00 Individual Member Veteran or Active Military

    Free admission for one year for one adult, plus one additional guest pass at time of enrollment

    Lifetime Memberships

    For more information about lifetime memberships please call (206) 780-6885 or email fwarc@usa.com



    $200. Contributing Membership

  • All Family Membership benefits,
  • Four guest passes to the Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club Radio "S" Station Radio Room,
  • Reciprocal membership privileges with the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum (Pending),
  • Reciprocal membership privileges with the (Pending),
  • Enrollment in the (Pending), which allows free or reduced admission to more than 1,000 participating museums nationwide.


    $300 Sustaining Membership

  • All Contributing Membership benefits
  • Four additional guest passes (Eight total)


    $500 Benefactor Membership

  • All Sustaining Membership benefits,
  • Six additional guest passes (14 total)


    $1,000 Commander Circle Membership

  • All Benefactor Membership benefits,
  • Six additional guest passes (20 total).




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