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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.

FWRC past president WA9RAP, SK

Bill Kindred portraitThe Fort Wayne Radio Club mourns the passing of past president Bill Kindred, WA9RAP. Bill died April 4 at Parkview Hospital. He was 86. Many amateur radio operators in Fort Wayne received their licenses with Bill's help, either as a teacher or examiner.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9, 2016, at C.M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home, 1327 N. Wells St., Fort Wayne, with calling from 10 to 11 a.m. Calling also from 5 to 7 Friday, April 8, 2016, at the funeral home. Burial in Catholic Cemetery. Preferred memorials to St. Mary's Soup Kitchen or The Salvation Army.

According to FWRC secretary Al Burke, WB9SSE, the club will make a donation to either the Soup Kitchen or the Salvation Army in Bill's name. The club plans to circulate a card for signature at the upcoming FWRC Spring Banquet Friday, April 15th.

View Bill's obituary on the Web.