Western Illinois Amateur Radio Club

ARRL affiliated radio club in Quincy, IL

Next Meeting

Wednesday June 1, 7pm

Red Cross 24th & Koch’s Lane
(Masks required if unvaccinated. See newsletter for details.)


About Us

Our radio club was founded in 1940 and continues actively promoting amateur radio in West-Central Illinois.


Club Newsletters

Feedline is our monthly newsletter. Keep up with the latest club news and information. 


VE Testing

We offer license exam testing every other month. License classes are offered based on interest.

Club repeaters

The Western Illinois ARC established its first 2 Meter FM repeater in early 1969 making this club among the first in the nation to operate such a device on an amateur VHF frequency.

Our machines now include the latest internet linking technologies. Find out more by following the link.

Latest News

W9AWE Tower Work 2021

W9AWE Tower Work 2021

A great assemblage of local hams combined to put together the new Mosley beam on Friday, August 20 and Saturday, August 21. Once it was ready and tested, NR9Q climbed the tower on Saturday, and the old tribander was removed from the tower; and the new antenna was put...

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July 7th 2021 Meeting

July 7th 2021 Meeting

Special Meeting Announcement - July Meeting and Tailgate The regular monthly meeting of the WIARC is scheduled for Wednesday July 7th, 2021 7:00 PM. Special Pre-meeting tailgate taking place 5pm-7pm before the meeting. Bring your stuff to sell or trade. Location: Twin...

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Potential Club Logos

We've been working on a new club logo that can be used on patches etc. Below is a selection of logos. Click each to enlarge. Please look them over and let us know below if you have a favorite or two.

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The Western Illinois Amateur Radio Club is the official administrator of the Illinois QSO Party.

Resources and Links

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