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The next AARC Club Meeting will be Friday October 6.  The next License Testing Session will be Saturday October 7, 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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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.

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Point Of Distribution (POD) Communications Exercise


For those amateurs interested in gaining experience in emergency communication, the Point of Delivery (Flu Vaccine Distribution) will take place October 21, 2017.  AARC will use radio and winlink communications to provide support.  Volunteers are needed for comms centers at both Noel Wein and North Pole Libraries.   Contact Linda (AD4BL) to volunteer or for additional information, email Linda at:  ad4bl [at] hughes [dot] net

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AARC October Meeting : Larry (N1TX) will present his lecture on The Sound Of Silence and Other Mysteries of HF Propagation