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 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 donation...

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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...

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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...

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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!


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