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What is the Czech Radio Club

Czech Radioclub (in short C. R. C.) associates most of the radio amateurs in the Czech Republic. It is an independent, non-political and non-business organisation. Its Statutes guarantee direct influence of the members on democratic control of all common affairs. Czech Radioclub was established on 26th June 1990 as a legal successor of all previous amateur radio organisations in the Czech Republic and in Czechoslovakia.

Czech Radioclub has about 2.394 members and more than 159 member radio clubs, which operate in 86 counties in CR, ie. in all bigger towns and villages in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. There are about 2.301 licensed HAMs in the Czech Radio Club.



As the biggest amateur radio organisation in the CR, the Czech Radioclub represents interests of Czech radio amateurs in the International Amateur Radio Union - IARU.



The main objective of the Czech Radioclub is to promote and defend interests of all friends of amateur radio hobby in the CR. It represents radio amateurs towards the government, mainly towards the Czech Telecommunications Office, cooperates with foreign amateur radio organisations and coordinates the operation of repeaters, beacons, nodes of packet radio, and does a lot of other activities.



Czech Radioclub offers to its members and other radio amateurs all services, common in all the developed countries of the world; mainly it:

  • intermediates the exchange of radio amateur station cards - QSL bureau
  • issues a magazine Radioamater
  • organises international and home radio amateur contests
  • issues basic Czech awards and assures all services for the Czech applicants for foreign awards
  • organises international HAM-ventions for Czech and foreign
  • supports the development of radio amateur repeaters and packet radio
  • supports the classes for beginners
  • issues publications and aids
  • provides informations and HAM news for in the station OK1RCR, in BBS of the Czech network of packet radio, on Internet, and in specially oriented magazines
  • remunerates dues to the International Amateur Radio Union for its members



Czech Radioclub cooperates with many organisations in the Czech Republic, which associate radio amateurs, as the Union of Moravian and Silesian Radio Amateurs, Union of the Czech Radio Amateurs, Association of ARDF and others.



How to Contact the Czech Radio Club?

Czech Radioclub is represented by the Administrative Council of the C. R. C., which has a seat in Prague. The address is:

Czech Radio Club, U Pergamenky 3, 170 00 Praha 7, Czech Republic.

The other possibilities of contact are:

  • phone: +420 266 722 240, +420 607 208 230
  • fax: +420 266 722 242
  • e-mail: crk@crk.cz

The street U Pergamenky is near the Orten Square (Ortenovo namesti) in Prague quarter Holesovice. You can get there by trams No. 12 and 25, the stop Osadni. Nearest tube station is Nadrazi Holesovice on the line C. On the Orten Square you will find the hotel ALTA, then turn left along the block of flats and at the first corner turn right. You are in the street U Pergamenky. GPS: 50°6'29.22"N, 14°27'5.197"E.

QSL burreau of the Czech Radioclub has the same address, but the QSL cards and award applications must be sent to the following address:

Czech Radio Club, QSL Burreau, U Pergamenky 3, 170 00 Praha 7, Czech Republic.



Personal visits and calls are welcomed mainly on Wednesday (if it is a working day) between 9.00 - 16.00 hrs. The other days are reserved for own job of the secretariate and visitors should contact it only in the case of necessity.

© OK1XU, 1997