02/22/2024 WARREA now offers a scholarship for youth candidates under 18. See details here click here

The Redding (RDG) Packet node 145.050 is now a portion of the WARREA Packet System. The Frequency will remain the same There will be no changes to the operation in the short term. The Node is currently offline and WARREA is working to access the equipment to assess the condition and make repairs. Due to weather and snow, we will not be able to access the site until June 2024 at the earliest.

Welcome to the Western Amateur Radio Repeater & Echolink Association Inc.


WARREA is a 501(c)3 non-profit, community service organization.

We operate for the good of the Northern California Community at large. Covering the eastern side of Trinity County, all of Shasta County, Tehama County, northern portions of Glenn County, southern Siskiyou County, and parts of western Lassen County. The system is available to First Responders and other emergency communications personnel in the event of a declared emergency. The system is not available by any private organization or individual outside of recognized emergency organizations.

Association FCC Call Sign: KE6CHO

Our non-profit organization is a group of amateur radio operators who promote all aspects of amateur radio technology. We are a family-oriented organization and all-inclusive. Both husbands and wives can be heard on our repeaters. It is not limited to the adults, as we also enjoy having our children involved with the organization. 

Every aspect of amateur radio can be found practiced by some members of WARREA, such as:

Our Sincerest Thanks to NetsUSA Communications for underwriting the 145.110 repeater site and other aspects of our operation.