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The Fort Wayne Radio Club is an organization of amateur (ham) radio operators in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Use the menu above to learn more or scroll down for the latest news!

Upcoming Events

Fri., Oct 20th, 2017, 7:00pm
FWRC general meeting
Sun., Nov 5th, 2017, 1:30pm
FWRC final fox hunt of season
Tue., Nov 7th, 2017, 7:00pm
FWRC Board of Directors meeting
Fri., Nov 17th, 2017, 7:00pm
FWRC general meeting
Sat., Nov 18th, 2017, 9:00am
License exams
field_day fox_hunt rig_clinic tailgate_hamfest VHF_QSO_party

FWRC participates in the annual ARRL Field Day event every June.

FWRC conducts a monthly fox (hidden transmitter) hunt from March through November.

FWRC members bring test eqiupment to one meeting per year for the club's annual "rig clinic."

Every August, FWRC hosts a free tailgate hamfest.

FWRC members participate in the ARRL VHF QSO Party from an upper level of a parking structure.

Auction photos online

Al Burke, WB9SSE has uploaded photos from the Jan. 18, 2013 FWRC auction. FWRC Treasurer Bob Streeter, W8ST reports that the club recieved income from the auction totaling $402.50

 

Indiana QSO Party Rules Available

Tim Gardner, N9LF reports that the rules for the 2013 Indiana QSO Party (INQP) have been posted on the INQP web site: www.hdxcc.org/inqp/. Tim reported taht there are no major changes, only minor clarifications.

Online Roster Lists Paid Members

I have updated the club roster as shown on the club web page. The call signs now listed are those of paid or lifetime members as of January of this year. I add to the list as additional re-ups dribble in throughout the year.

Banquet Photos Online

Club banquetPhotos of the December, 2012 FWRC banquet are available in this site's photo gallery.

December Newsletter Available

The December 2012 Issue of the Allen County HamNews newsletter is now available for download from this web site.  This issue is available for download by clicking the link below. This and previous issues are available by clicking the "Files" link in the main menu to the left and then clicking "Newsletters."

Files:
December 2012 issue of the Allen County HamNews

The December 2012 issue of the Allen County HamNews in PDF format.

Date 2012-12-01 Filesize 727.84 KB Download 1828

 

 

Online SKYWARN Spotter Training

The Northen Indiana office of the National Weather Service recommends the resources below for onlie storm spotter traiing In the absence of in-person training by the National Weather Service. NWS also recommends these resources as the basis for volunteer-led spotter training:

 

More Articles...

  1. Hamfest Photos Available
  2. November Meeting Minutes
  3. Year's Final Fox Found in Nature Preserve
  4. FWRC Website Being Rebuilt
  5. November 2012 Issue of Allen County HamNews Is Now Available