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There will be NO December meeting.  The next License Testing Session will be Saturday December 2, 2017


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Arctic Amateur Radio Club

Established in the 1930’s, the AARC has historically been involved in using ham radio resources in support of community affairs, emergency services and special events. We operate a state-wide repeater system together with an ever-expanding APRS network covering many remote areas in interior Alaska.

Upcoming Events

Ham Radio License Testing

License tests are held on the first Saturday of the month at 1 PM at Farthest North CB’s Plus (3451 College Road)

Other Training Classes

Would you like training in a skill? Please contact any board member or webmaster and inquire.

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Monthly Meeting Location

Meetings are held on the first Friday of the month at 7 PM in the Hutchison Career Center  - 3750 Geist Road.

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Wanna Ham?  Get started in the right direction.  Click Here


The December 9th 2017 AARC  Christmas Party:  Join your fellow hams and families to celebrate the holidays.  Open menu.  $5 cover charge for ages 10 and up. If you would like to participate in a Voluntary Gift Exchange, please bring something radio related in $5 -10 dollar value. Setup begins at 4:30 PM.  Sat 5:00 PM AKST at  the Cookie Jar Restaurant.  RSVP John (KL1AZ)

News and Rumors

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SKYWARN 2017 coming up in December.  This is an Excellent Special Event for new Technician and General class radio operators to get some “hands-on” radio experience.  Skywarn will be running voice (phone) and digital modes with focus on FT8.

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In lieu of a December AARC meeting, John (AL7ID) recommends you instead stop by the Skywarn Special Event.


For Updated IRLP Information:  Click Here

Real-Time Weather Information is always available 24/7  using your Ham Radio.  WXJ81 (1000 w) broadcasts on 162.550 MHz simplex.  Click Here For State-Wide Info