Welcome to Yavapai Amateur Radio Club

Welcome to the Yavapai Amateur Radio Club’s (YARC) website.  YARC serves the quad cities area of Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley/Paulden, and Dewey/Humboldt.  We are a group that enjoys the diverse aspects of ham radio.  YARC is also an ARRL Special Service Club that is dedicated to public service and emergency preparedness.  One of our goals is to enable interested persons to get their FCC amateur radio license and also grow their knowledge and enjoyment of the hobby.  This web site is a place for club members to gather and share information.  Please check back on a regular basis for news and updates.

The club holds its meetings on the first Thursday of the month at 7 PM in the Prescott Mile High Middle School. Please join us.  See the link below for directions.


October 9 – New and Beginning Hams Session

Our next newbie session is scheduled for Friday, October 9 from 6 PM until 7:30 PM at the Jeep Posse Building on Commerce Drive in Prescott.  Go to “Club” on the menu of this site and select “Club Station” to find directions to the club station.

Topic:  How to use and program your HT.  Bring your HT, user manual, and programming cable and software if you have them.

This session is open to all hams and aspiring hams.

Prescott Mile High Middle School Meeting Location

Here is a link to the MHMS meeting location directions.

Walter Schumann, KF6SPS Recovering from Cancer Surgery

As of September 29, Walter Schumann is still  in St. Joseph hospital in Phoenix recovering from surgery.  He is recovering well and expects to be released in another week or so.  Please keep Walter in your thoughts and prayers.