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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November Sweeps 2014

November Sweeps 2014 at W5YM has come-and-gone, but a great time was had by all. We had a number of students actively participating, including Eli (KF5MYN), Matt (W5VO), Hannah (KD5WNF), Jon (KG5DVB), and Austin (W3SVN). Other faculty/alumni members...

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November Sweeps 2013 Plaque Arrives

This past week W5YM received our official plaque for the 2013 November Sweepstakes. We were the Delta Division Winner for School Clubs in 2013! Also, we ranked #8 nationwide for School Clubs! As always, we had a great time and everyone had an opportunity to...

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Field Day 2014

The Amateur Radio Club of the University of Arkansas (ARCUA) Field Day 2014 event took place at the Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks in Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 28-29, 2014. This was our third year to conduct Field Day operations at the Botanical Gardens....

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Parametric PowerPole Break-Out Boxes

Overview: This project started out with the goal of making a nice looking Anderson PowerPole break-out box. Break-out boxes let you take advantage of one large power supply at a nominal voltage (e.g. 12V) and power all your gadgets and radios. Normally, these sorts of...

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Buying Anderson PowerPoles

So you're looking at outfitting your station with Anderson PowerPoles? Great! Now the next question is "Where do I buy them online?" Ultimately you can buy them either from a smaller vendor such as PowerWerx, or a large parts distributor such as Mouser. Going with the...

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DK7LX visits W5YM

Georg Knoess, DK7LX, and Ron Evans, K5XK, stopped by to have lunch with ARCUA members on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Georg, who is from Frankfurt, Germany, was in town to give a presentation for the Ozark Wireless Society on Saturday May 24th. During that...

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November Sweeps 2012 Plaque Arrives

This week W5YM received our official plaque for the 2012 November Sweepstakes. We were the Delta Division Winner for School Clubs in 2012! Also, we ranked #4 nationwide for School Clubs! We had a great time and everyone had an opportunity to participate. A special...

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November Sweeps 2013

November Sweeps 2013 was a tremendous event for W5YM! We had a number of students actively participating, including Jill (AC0MX), Matt (W5VO), Hannah (KD5WNF), and Austin (W3SVN). The W5YM final claimed score was 48,216. We ALMOST had a Clean Sweep... we lacked only...

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Field Day 2013

Field Day 2013 for W5YM was a tremendous success! As always, we operated as K5GOE in honor of past faculty advisor, alumni, and friend Dr. Woody Charlton. This year, we ran on solar power, thanks to the generous donation of some old solar panels no longer needed by...

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Up and Running

Welcome to our new website. We'll be blogging some updates here and posting lots of new content in the coming months.  Stay tuned!

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