Upcoming Events


Monthly Club Meeting

Come join us every 3rd Saturday of the month at The Ranch House restaurant in De Queen Arkansas. The Ranch House
is located west of the 70 - 71 junction. The club meets at 9:00 a.m. for breakfast, talk radio's, current happenings,
and club business. All amateurs are welcome and those thinking about becoming amateur radio operators.

Southwest Arkansas Radio Club's Annual Field Day

June 24 - 25, 2017 is the National Amateur Radio Field Day. The Southwest Arkansas Radio Club is holding it's annual field
day at the Sportsplex across from Cossatot Community College in De Queen, Arkansas. Event starts at noon on Saturday
under the pavilion and is open to the public. If you are interested in becoming a ham, or just curious, we invite you to
come out and see what it's all about. Come on out and make some contacts or just come on out for fun and fellowship.
Looking forward to seeing you at Field Day.

48th Annual Queen Wilhelmina Hamfest

Come enjoy the beauty of Rich Mountain with family and friends. Forty eight years ago a number of guys on 75 meters decided to come to this place to do just that. Y’all come enjoy the mountain, fellowship, and let’s get acquainted. Just 13 miles west of Mena, Arkansas, on Hwy 88, Queen Wilhelmina State Park sits at an elevation of 2500 ft on Rich Mt. For more information click here.

Regional Amatuer Nets

LocationFreq. Day and Time
Mena   (146.790 + 100.0 PL)   Regular Net - Monday 8:00 p.m.
Mena   (146.790 + 100.0 PL)   Tech Net - Sunday 8:00 p.m.
Nashville   (147.045 - 94.8 PL)   Sunday 9:00 p.m.
Broken Bow    (147.135 + 67.0 PL)   Tuesday 8:30 p.m.
Texarkana   (146.620 - 100.0 PL)   Thursday 7:30 p.m.
Southwest Traffic Net   (3.935)   Nightly 9:00 p.m.
Local HF Group   (3.852)   Daily 5:45 - 6 a.m.
Central Area Night Watch Net   (3.807.5)   Daily 8 - 10 p.m.
Mocking Bird Net   (3.927)   M - F 4:30 p.m.
7290 Traffic Net   (7.290)   Mon. - Sat. 10am - 12noon

Area Repeaters

6 Meter

LocationOutputOffsetTone
Mena 52.970 - 100.0
Mt Ida 52.910 - 100.0
Mt Magazine    53.110 - 131.8
Broken Bow 53.030 - 100.0

2 Meter

LocationOutputOffsetTone
De Queen 147.075 + 100.0
De Queen 147.315 - 100.0
Nashville    147.045 + 94.8
Mena 146.790 - 100.0
Tall Peak 146.925 - 100.0
Miller County ARES/RACES 145.210 + 88.5

70 Centimeters

LocationOutputOffsetTone
De Queen 444.800 + 88.5
Nashville 444.350 + 88.5
Nashville 444.975 + 88.5
Mont Ida 444.475 + 114.8
Texarkana    440.835 + 156.7
Mena 448.350 + 100