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Next UARC meeting:



Thursday, February 9, 2023 - Meeting will start at 7:30 PM MT


Main topic - Richard Mead, W7VQ, ARRL Utah Assistant Section Manager and Section Emergency Coordinator.

Richard is going to present introductory and basic information you'll need to participate in ham radio public service and emergency communication activities:  What you need to know and who to contact to become involved. What you can expect, what will be expected of you.  A key rationale for the existence of the Amateur Radio Service (FCC Part 97) is our willingness and ability to serve the public and provide emergency communications capabilities.


Elmer's Corner - Rick Graham, AI3W:  "Amateur Radio in Challenging Circumstances".  Rick will talk about how he's successful in operating HF from a less-than-optimal apartment setting.


We encourage you to attend the meeting in person, but if you are unable to be there, you may watch it live on UARC's YouTube Channel.






Other Utah-related Amateur Radio events:






Other club news and announcements:



Gordon Smith, K7HFV (SK):


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and "Elmer" Gordon Smith, K7HFV on April 21, 2022.  Gordon was not only the friendly voice on the radio, but the "Elmer's Elmer", helping new hams into the hobby, offering sage advice, and pointing the way for many new hams to become Elmers themselves.

You can find a short bio about Gordon and information about the memorial service here.


He will be greatly missed!





Welcome to the Utah Amateur Radio Club's web site. Our club is the oldest and largest amateur radio club in the state of Utah. It holds the call W7SP, a memorial call for Leonard (Zim) Zimmerman, early UARC member and radio pioneer. It also publishes a monthly newsletter called The Microvolt, electronic versions of which can be found here.

To use this site, please select from the links in the index on the left. You will find the most common destinations available there. Some links direct you to another menu for certain items. The Microvolt link is an example.

This site includes information about the club's history and current activities, as well as answers to the most frequently asked questions about Amateur Radio in Utah and Amateur Radio in general. We hope you find it useful. Suggestions are always appreciated.

Have a question not answered here? Call UARC's Ham Hotline, 583-3002. A volunteer will either be available in person or, generally, will get back to you within 24 hours.


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