Next Meeting

January 1

Program: TBA

The meeting date happens to fall on New Year's Day so alternate arrangements will be made.

Watch this space. Ignore what follows below.

Pre-Meeting Dinner
6:00 PM 

Gino's Pizza

7:30 PM

American Red Cross

All are welcome to Dinner and Meeting.

Details and Program

2nd Sunday Tech Session

January 15 @ 2PM

Connectors and Coax: Hands-on demos of installing various connectors on coax and power wires. Watch Bill Perkins, KB4KFT, use a torch to install a PL-259 in under 2 minutes. Power Poles are installed even quicker. No torch required.

2:00 PM at Peachtree Dekalb Airport (PDK) in Chamblee

>Sunday Tech


Atlanta Chapter

Atlanta ARES covers the area of Fulton County within I-285. Its Emergency Coordinator (EC) is Ken Reid, KG4USN.

Mondays, 8PM

146.82- PL 146.2

Thursdays, 8PM
145.350 & 144.960

FM: 146.82 if you need D-STAR help

More Info

Holiday Party

Dave & Busters
Saturday Dec, 13
7 PM - 10 PM
Duluth, GA


The 2014 Holiday Party was a lot of fun. The food was great, the people were great and the D&B games were fun and challenging.

The Icom ID-31A D-STAR radio was won by Arnold Solomon, KC4ZUA. Arnold's going to make a great D-STAR evangelist.


Find out how to become a ham

Study, Take the Test, Get on the air, Get your FREE ARC membership.

New classes are forming soon.  Click below for more info,

Our Guide

New Ham Info 

Just get licensed?

Find out a few ways to put that license to use.  

> I Passed My Test - What's Next?

Join or Renew

New Hams Free

$22 supports the club repeaters and activities.

> Sign Up or Renew

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VE Testing

4th Sunday at Georgia Tech

Get your ham radio license or upgrade it for just $15.  Next test session: January 25 @ 2:30 PM.

> Good Luck

Sister Club

Geelong Amateur Radio Club

Work Geelong Austrailia on IRLP Node #6572. 


Read up on the history of the club. Find out how to become a ham

Check our archives for past events, operating tips and more.

> Archive

Repeater Status


Note: CTCSS is currently off for troubleshooting.




About the Atlanta Radio Club

Our 100+ year History

The Atlanta Radio Club (ARC) was founded in March 1911.  It is believed to be the longest continually operating club in Georgia (GA Tech was founded earlier).
With over 140 members ARC activities include meetings, operating events, training sessions, membership outings and community service activities in Metro-Atlanta.  

The ARC helps operate the Atlanta Hamfest and owns, operates or supports 11 repeaters around the metro area.
In an average month, the club will hold a regular membership meeting, a tech/training session or operating outing, publish the Atlanta Ham newsletter, have 8 lunch outings and host over 20 nets via club repeaters.

The Atlanta Radio Club is classified as a 501(c)(3) by the IRS. All contributions are tax-deductible.

The Atlanta Hamfest

June 7, 2014 

Thank you for attending the 83rd Annual Atlanta Hamfest!!

We hope you had fun.

Attendance figures will be posted shortly.

Before you know it, it will be time for the 84th Annual Atlanta Hamfest, to be held Saturday, June 6, 2015, Mark your calendars.

>Hamfest Flyer

>Hamfest Website