About Us

The Amateur Radio Club of the University of Arkansas (ARCUA) is a student-run organization that welcomes UA students, faculty, and staff to participate. We are devoted to amateur radio, often called “ham radio,” where we enjoy using and experimenting with radio technology as a hobby. Amateur radio is also a service— a vital service— that has saved lives when regular communication systems have failed. READ MORE…

ARCUA is celebrating 100 YEARS as a club on the UA campus in 2016!


ARRL Field Day 2016

Join the Amateur Radio Club of the University of Arkansas as we participate in ARRL Field Day 2016. It will be held at the Fayetteville Botanical Gardens on Hwy 265 (we will be setup south of the main entrance (on the other side of the creek). There is free parking in...

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W5YM Centennial Special Event Scheduled in August 2016

In recognition of the 100 years that have passed since the club was first licensed, an amateur radio special event has been scheduled for August 27, 2016, from 15:00Z to 22:00Z. We currently plan to operate on or near 14.270, 7.240, and 3.860 MHz, but do check here on...

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W5YM donates telegraph key to FIFI

ARCUA recently donated an authentic J-37 telegraph key to the radio installation on “FIFI“, the last flying B-29 Bomber. The plaque on the donated key reads: Donated to "FIFI" by W5YM Commemorating 100 Years 1916-2016 As noted in the inscription, this...

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Weekly Lunch Meeting

Meet us for lunch Every THURSDAY 11:30am-1:00pm ARKU Food Court


  1. W5YM Centennial Special Event

    August 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm