Western Illinois Amateur Radio Club

ARRL affiliated radio club in Quincy, IL
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Next Meeting

Wednesday April 7th, 7pm

In-person Twin Oaks + Zoom

About Us

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

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Club Newsletters

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

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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

April Meeting

April Meeting

Special Meeting Announcement - April In-Person Meeting The regular monthly meeting of the WIARC is scheduled for Wednesday April 7, 7:00 PM. Location: Twin Oaks 2707 Bonasinga Drive in Quincy Due to the continuing Covid-19 situation, the Red Cross building is still...

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March Meeting

March Meeting

Special Meeting Announcement - March In-Person Meeting The regular monthly meeting of the WIARC is scheduled for March 3rd. Due to the continuing Covid-19 situation, the Red Cross building is still not available for our use. We will however plan the first in-person...

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WIARC Repeater History

History Of The Quincy Repeaters The 34-94 repeater got its start in 1969 when Gordon Davis got the Illinois Bell Telephone Company to donate a GE unit to the Civil Defense for use in community service. The reason it was given to Civil Defense was because that was...

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ILQP

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

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