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!


W5YM Centennial Special Event Update

The W5YM Centennial Special Event on August 27th, 2016 was a great success! We logged a total of 155 QSOs, mainly PHONE, but some PSK31 and CW contacts were in there, too. Considering there were about 5 other contests and/or on-the-air events going on that weekend, we...

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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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Weekly Lunch Meeting

Meet us for lunch alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays 11:30am-1:00pm ARKU Food Court

Email ejbarton@email.uark.edu for more info!


There are no upcoming events at this time.

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