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8-Feb-2021
The club has shutdown.


16-Nov-2020
The 2m and 70cm repeaters in Lobelville are back in service.


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Mission Statement

The purpose and mission of the Decatur County Amateur Radio Club is to promote the hobby of amateur radio. The club accomplishes this by assisting those who are new to amateur radio, offering license testing, and promoting fellowship among amateur radio operators. The club supports the Amateur’s Code of 1928.

ARRL News Feed

“Geomagnetic Storm Season” is Over
Posted on Wednesday May 12, 2021

June and July bring frequent 6-meter DX openings via long-distance sporadic-E propagation and persistent quiet geomagnetic conditions. These 2 months are well known to North American 6-meter DXers as the most productive time of year for DX up to 8,700 miles.

“The quiet geomagnetic season during June and July typically has only about half as many geomagnetic storms compared to March and April,” s...

 

The VP2VB Danny Weil Memorial DXpedition is JIDXM 2020 DXpedition of the Year
Posted on Wednesday May 12, 2021

The Japan International DX Meeting (JIDXM) has designated the 2020 VP2VB Danny Weil Memorial DXpedition as the recipient of the 2020 DXpedition of the Year Award. The DXpedition was organized to bring story of amateur radio DXpedition pioneer Danny Weil, VP2VB, to today’s amateur radio community.

The VP2VB Yasme Memorial Expedition Team consisted of Adrian Ciuperca, KO8SCA; Martti Laine, OH2BH; ...

 

Bigfoot Radio Net Spring Expedition 2021 Underway
Posted on Wednesday May 12, 2021

 

60 Meters Again Available to New Zealand Radio Amateurs
Posted on Wednesday May 12, 2021

 

SEDCO W4DXCC Co-Founder, Noted DXer Lynn Lamb, W4NL, SK
Posted on Tuesday May 11, 2021

ARRL Life Member Lynn Lamb, W4NL, of Maryville, Tennessee, died on May 10 following a lengthy illness. He was 83. Lamb co-founded SEDCO W4DXCC DX and Contest Convention in 2005.

Licensed in 1954, Lamb retired from a career with the US Department of Defense (US Navy and Air Force). He was a founding member of the National Capitol DX Association (NCDXA) and belonged to Potomac Valley Radio Club, t...