Learn what amateur radio is all about, and how to get licensed.
The club consists of volunteers. We are experienced and capable of providing non-commercial radio telecommunications, independent of public and/or commercial networks.
The club publishes newsletters throughout the year.
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The Club maintains a set of three local repeaters.
The Dixie Amateur Radio Club is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible as allowed by law. Donations are very much appreciated: DARC Online Donation Form
The next club meeting will be held on 15 Mar 2023 at 7 pm at the St. George Community Building located behind the St. George Active Life 60+ Center, which is at 245 N 200 W, St. George, Utah.
The meeting will host a roundtable discussion on HF Antenna Experiences. The panel members will discuss their experiences using various HF antennas.
See Events page for more information about club meetings.
Join Ric, K7DLX for the CQ-WPX contest, March 24, 1800 hrs to March 26, 1800 hrs MDT, Work up to 36 hours maximum or as little as you want.
10, 15, 20, 40, 80 and 160 meters SSB ONLY. and from the comfort of your own home as well!
Prefixes are the multipliers. So if you contact a W7, a WA7, an NA7 and a K7 you already have 4 multipliers! Huge scores are possible.
See the rules at http://www.cqwpx.com
Contact Ric Wayman for more information and to get signed up for our team. Help us make an enormous score this year! firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-669-7932.
DARC is sad to have to announce the death of our member Bill, KD6LTB in Hurricane. We are asking help on Wednesday, March 8 2023 to help Bill’s widow clean out his radio gear and accessories.
We will be meeting at the Maverik next to the Hurricane Wal-Mart at 10AM. Bring your work gloves. More hands will make short work of this. Colby Seegmiller, K7CFS is leading this effort and any questions should be directed to him. Thank you Colby for your willingness to assist.
KD6LTB SK SK SK. May his memory be a blessing.
It is our sad duty to report the passing of our fellow amateur, Alan Boyack, KF7HFI on March 1, 2023.
A graduate of Dixie High School and well known in Washington County, Al was a nationally recognized attorney, a public defender, a medical examiner, a Scouter, a multi-engine rated pilot and a talk show host. He was also a past president of the St. George Kiwanis Club and lieutenant governor of the Kiwanis of Southern Utah.
Al resided in Bloomington. He was 82. He is survived by his wife Trudy, two children and four grandchildren.
KF7HFI SK SK SK. May his memory be a blessing.
Dixie Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 2196, St George, UT 84771-2196