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  • 01/01/2020 12:00 AM | Editor AARC (Administrator)

    We hope you had a good year in 2019 and are looking forward to an even better one in 2020!  To get you started, wander on over to the Newsletter page and download the latest AARCOVER Newsletter for January, 2020! It has the usual Ham Exam results, Calendar of Events, Just for Fun page, and more!

  • 12/22/2019 6:00 PM | Editor AARC (Administrator)

    The ARRL/VEC Amateur Radio Exams (formerly held at Bethany Church) have moved to Hope Presbyterian Church in Northwest Austin, near Cedar Park. The address is 11512 Olson Dr, Austin, TX 78750 and is between US 183 and RR 620, just off Anderson Mill Road, across from Spicewood Elementary School. From Anderson Mill road, turn onto either Olson Drive or Spicewood Parkway.

    Parking lots (including handicap spaces) and on-street parking are available on both Olson Drive and Spicewood Parkway. Parking is also available across the street at Spicewood Elementary School.

    The ARRL/VEC Amateur Radio Exams are in West Building, Room #3 (W-3).

    Please visit for more details, exam dates and locations.

  • 12/15/2019 7:30 PM | Editor AARC (Administrator)

    Austin Amateur Radio Club, Inc. (“AARC”) is proud to announce the availability of James Stephen Greenwood Memorial Scholarship Fund college scholarships to qualified applicants for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    The annual Greenwood Fund Scholarship application period will commence on January 1 in the year 2020 and close on March 1 of the 2020 calendar year.

    Read the complete announcement on the Scholarships page, and criteria details here

  • 11/28/2019 12:00 AM | Editor AARC (Administrator)

    You don't want to miss the AARC Christmas Party!  Lots of fun, friends, food. Raffle, QLF contest, and a special 100th Anniversary Presentation.
    And coming up soon... Paul Hargis, W5KA (SK) Birthday Celebration. 

    Read all the details and more in the December 2019 AARCOVER.

  • 11/05/2019 12:00 AM | Editor AARC (Administrator)

    In lieu of our regular membership meeting, the Austin Amateur Radio Club invites you to join us for our annual Christmas Party!

    When: Tuesday, December 3, 2019. 6:00pm (festivities and such to start about 7pm)

    Where:  Buffet King, 5451 N Interstate Hw 35, Austin TX 78723 (Capitol Plaza, just north of 51st Street)

    Attendees purchase their buffet meal as they enter. We'll have the large meeting room to the right after you enter. The staff can help direct you. Visit

    Raffle tickets will be available for Door Prizes. A QLF CW contest will be held. Ham Of The Year award will be presented, along with the usual frivolity. A special 100th Year Anniversary presentation will be made by Joe Fisher, K5EJL. Family, Friends, Non-members are all welcome! For more information, contact Lori,

  • 11/04/2019 12:00 PM | Editor AARC (Administrator)

    For those participating in the Fall 2019 SET (Simulated Emergency Test), download the required documents here.

  • 10/31/2019 12:00 AM | Editor AARC (Administrator)

    It's that time... besides Halloween Day.  It's AARCOVER Newsletter time!

    In this issue: Lots of ARRL news. Important to our area is the election of Director for West Gulf Division. See page 5 for more info and a link to interviews with the candidates. Also on page 5 & 6 is a reminder of the TCARES Fall SET on November 9 & 10. Can you participate? Christmas Party info is on the Calendar of Events page (6). And, of course, the usual Over the WWWaves and Just for Fun are included for your reading pleasure. 

  • 09/28/2019 12:00 AM | Editor AARC (Administrator)

    It's not spooky or scary, but there are a couple of Halloween events on-the-air around the country (see Action on the Airwaves, page 7).

    TCARES is organizing the 2019 Simulated Emergency Test (SET) and you find more info and a link to the September TCARES presentation in the newsletter.

    You'll also want to read the President's Corner, Just for Fun, Over the WWWaves, and more! Download the AARCOVER from the Newsletter page.

  • 09/01/2019 12:00 AM | Editor AARC (Administrator)

    Back to school got you stressed? Download the new September issue of the AARCOVER newsletter and relax a bit.  Catch up on some of the latest Amateur Radio news, solve the word search puzzle, and check out upcoming events. There's more... So download now from the Newsletter page and enjoy!

  • 07/31/2019 12:00 AM | Editor AARC (Administrator)

    Your favorite, local hamfest and conference are happening this coming weekend - Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3. Read more about Austin Summerfest 2019 in the newsletter.

    Reminder: We hope you'll join us at the AARC club meeting on Tuesday, August 6 @ 7:00pm. Location: Applied Research Laboratories, 10,000 Burnet Rd, Austin. The main topics will be "MARS (Military Auxiliar Radio Service) and Amateur Radio Supporting the Mission", by Lew, W5IFQ. He'll also present the Solar Weather Summary.

    Download the AARCover Newsletter now!

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