About the Club

International Lightships/Lighthouses Weekend – Outside Club activities

CARG was formed in 1980 and since that time Club members have been actively involved in many radio related events throughout Northern Ireland and beyond. CARG is an active and vibrant club with a healthy and diverse range of members and associates – all with a keen interest in amateur radio. 

The Club callsign is GIØLIX and QSL information is available on the tab above.

The Club meets every Tuesday evening during normal school term time from 7pm (until 9pm) in Downshire School, located on Downshire Road, Carrickfergus, BT38 7DA.

The Club hosts an RSGB registered teaching and examination centre for all classes of amateur radio licence examinations. Morse (CW – continuous wave) tutoring is also available (on request) for proficiency testing.

Carrickfergus Amateur Radio Group is a Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) affiliated Club