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.  YARC is one of the largest amateur radio clubs in the state of Arizona with over 300 members.  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.

Here is a link to Meeting Videos where you can find YouTube videos of recent club meetings, as well as recent presentations.

The Signal Newsletters can be found at  Signal Newsletter.

The club holds its meetings on the first Thursday of the month at 7 PM at the Freeman Building on the Prescott Rodeo Grounds. Please join us.  See the link below for directions.


Announcements

Exciting 2020 Field Day News !!!!!

Field Day will be June 27th & 28th and it will be offsite camping! This is a fantastic location secured and set up by  Ray KI7COM and Joe KG6IDN. Check it out at this LINK

NRA Birthday Special Event November 17, 2019

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club (YARC) of Prescott, AZ, is planning to operate a special event station November 17, 2019, in celebration of the NRA’s 148th birthday. More information at this LINK

Next Foxhunt is Sunday November 10th

The last monthly foxhunt was held Sunday, October 6th. A report is at this LINK

2019 Field Day and YARC Picnic Photos

 Go to this LINK to view some photos of the YARC Picnic and Field Day on Saturday, June 22nd.

Need Help or Want to Know More About Amateur Radio?

Dave Erlach W7VSX (w7vsx@w7yrc.org) can connect you with someone who is willing to answer your questions and guide you on your journey through ham radio.  

ARRL “So Now What” Podcast for Beginning Hams

The ARRL is doing a bi-weekly podcast to help answer beginning ham questions.  Here is a link to the podcast archive where you can also ask questions.

Rodeo Grounds Meeting Location

YARC meets at the Freeman Building at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds

840 Rodeo Drive, Prescott, AZ 86305

Here is a LINK  to maps and directions to the Rodeo Grounds meeting place from either Gail Gardner Way or Miller Valley Road

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