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Welcome to the BYU Amateur Radio Club

Learn about Amateur Radio
Serve the community
Build your own equipment
Study for a license exam
Or simply have fun!

Event Notice — BYUARC is volunteering to assist with communications at this year's Hike and Light the Y on Tuesday, October 17. Volunteer radio operators will be greatly appreciated. Please sign up on this signup sheet. More information can be found in our Facebook group

The Brigham Young University Amateur Radio Club is a place to learn and practice radio operating skills and to use those skills to serve the community. During the school year, the club meets Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM. See Facebook for up-to-date information and COVID-19 meeting schedules.

In addition to club meetings, a weekly net is held on the air every Thursday night at 9:00 PM on the club’s 2 meter repeater.

Activities and Service

Weekly club activities include

  • Build nights
  • Demonstrations
  • Training
  • Transmitter hunts
  • Practice using club radio equipment

The club often volunteers to provide communications for campus and community events such as

  • Hike and Light the Y
  • The Rex Lee Run

Get Involved

  • Come to a club meeting
  • Join the BYU Amateur Radio Club Facebook group
  • If you’re already a licensed Amateur Radio operator, check in to a net, held every Thursday at 9:00 PM
  • Join the club! Members can use the club’s HF, satellite, and other on-campus equipment. Visit the club’s BYUSA profile page for club dues information.
BYUARC antennas atop the Wilkinson Student Center include satellite antennas (left), tower with HF, VHF, and UHF antennas (center), and repeater antennas (right)