Latest News

Lexington repeater is back online. Frequency is 147.075+ PL 107.2.
For other area repeaters and nets information, click here.

VE test session. 3 candidates, 3 new Technicians. Click here for full test session report history.
2020 VE test sessions scheduled, click here for details.

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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

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available
Posted on Friday February 14, 2020

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.


The K7RA Solar Update
Posted on Friday February 14, 2020

There were no sunspots over this reporting week, February 6-12. Average daily solar flux declined over one point to 71.1. Average planetary A index increased from 6.7 to 8.3.

Predicted solar flux for the next 45 days is 70 on February 14-21, 73 on February 22, 74 on February 23-29, 72 on March 1-3, 71 on March 4-11, 72 on March 12-18, 73 on March 19-20, 74 on March 21-27, and 72 on March 28-29.



FCC Invites Comments on 5.9 GHz Proceeding
Posted on Thursday February 13, 2020


Cary Rubenfeld, VE4EA, is RAC Amateur of the Year for 2019
Posted on Thursday February 13, 2020

The Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) Board of Directors has named Cary Rubenfeld, VE4EA, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, as the recipient of the 2019 RAC Amateur of the Year Award. The award recognizes “his tireless efforts to promote amateur radio in his home province of Manitoba, throughout Canada and internationally,” RAC said.

Rubenfeld is a founding member of Radiosport Manitoba (RSM). He was also a d...


ARRL Podcasts Schedule
Posted on Thursday February 13, 2020

The second episode of ARRL’s On the Air podcast is now available. The topics focus on building the ground plane antenna featured in the first issue of On the Air magazine, a discussion of open-wire feed lines, and an interview with a relatively new public service volunteer. New On the Air podcast episodes are available monthly.


The first episode of the new Eclectic Tech podcast also is now avai...