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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

Career and Talent Opportunities at ARRL
Posted on Thursday April 22, 2021

The digital transformation at ARRL is under way! A significant commitment of talent and investment is being made to develop a dynamic and responsive digital enterprise in areas of amateur radio innovation and member engagement. This initiative is opening opportunities for experienced amateur radio enthusiasts to make ARRL the next stop in their careers. "ARRL is where vocation and avocation col...

 

ARRL, American Red Cross Renew Memorandum of Understanding
Posted on Thursday April 22, 2021

ARRL and the American Red Cross (ARC) have renewed their long-standing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for another 5 years. The MOU spells out how ARRL and the American Red Cross will work cooperatively during a disaster response.

“We are pleased to extend our partnership with the American Red Cross,” ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, said. “This agreement details how ARRL Amateur Radio Emer...

 

Woody Brem, K3YV, is the 2020 Bill Orr, W6SAI, Technical Writing Award Winner
Posted on Thursday April 22, 2021

The ARRL Foundation Board of Directors has selected Ellwood “Woody” Brem, K3YV, of Spring Mills, Pennsylvania, as the winner of the 2020 Bill Orr, W6SAI, Technical Writing Award for his article, “‘Leaky’ Antenna Switches,” which appeared in the March 2020 issue of QST. The Foundation Board acted on a recommendation from the QST editorial staff in selecting the recipient at its January 27 annual...

 

Upswing in Solar Cycle 25 Activity May Have Begun
Posted on Wednesday April 21, 2021

Frank Donovan, W3LPL, says the long-anticipated significant increase in Solar Cycle 25 activity may have begun on April 19.

“As a result, 30- and 20-meter nighttime propagation and 17- and 15-meter daytime propagation is likely to be enhanced through at least April 26. The solar flux index (SFI) is likely to remain at 85 or higher through at least April 26 due to two active regions on the sun’s...

 

Camp for Young Radio Amateurs in the Americas is a Go for this Summer
Posted on Wednesday April 21, 2021