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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

Tue., Dec 4th, 2018, 7:00pm
DEC BOD MTG
Fri., Dec 14th, 2018, 7:00pm
DECEMBER CHRISTMAS BANQUET
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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.

Amateur radio operations in Philippines disaster

ARRL Indiana Section Manager Lou Everett, WA5LOU sent out the information below via email to Indiana ARRL members.

The Philippine Amateur Radio Association is currently conducting Ham Emergency Radio Operations (HERO) at the following frequencies:

40 meters HF - 7.095 MHz (Also, possibly 14.277 and 14.285 MHz for H&W)

2 meters VHF - 144.740 MHz

Current Net control stations:

Jojo, DU1VHY
Thelma, DU1IVT
Romy, DV1SMQ
Max, 4F1BYN

HERO Operators in the disaster area:

Tacloban:

Nathan, DU5AOK - HF/VHF
Vilma, DU5VIE - HF/VHF
RADNET, DX5RAN – VHF
ACCESS 5, DX5LYM - HF/VHF
Lester, DV5PO - HF Borongan, Eastern Samar

Bohol:
CHARL, DX7BC – HF

Ador, DU7AL
Gerry, DU7AU

Cebu:
Cebuano Amateur Radio League, DX7CA - HF/VHF

Dumaguete:

NORAD-7, DX7NRD - HF/VHF

Iloilo:

Bobby, DU6BG – HF

Roxas:

Arnel, DV6WAV – HF
Iver, DV6ILA – HF

This information is provided, so you can have advance information when operating. Please give these frequencies a wide birth, so they can carry out needed emergency communications.

Thanks to George Hiscox, WA6RIK, Garden Grove, CA, for this information.