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...

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...

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...
W5YM donates telegraph key to FIFI

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...

New W5YM Repeater Online

ARCUA is proud to announce that our new Yaesu DR-1X Fusion repeater is now installed and in-service on the University of Arkansas campus. This unit replaces the older ICOM unit that has been in operation for many years and deserves retirement to backup status. The new...

November Sweeps 2014 Plaque Arrives

This past week W5YM received our official plaque for the 2014 November Sweepstakes. A few days later, we received the official certificate as well. We were the Delta Division Winner for School Clubs in 2014! Also, we ranked in 8th place nationwide for School Clubs! As...