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We are currently recruiting new members. Email utarc@utk.edu and bobbie@usit.net for more information or stop by one of our meetings.

OPEN SHACK IS USUALLY HELD ON THURSDAY 4:30 TO 6:00 EVERY WEEK.

THE NEW AA4UT 433.000 + REPEATER IN NOW ON THE AIR COVERING THE UT CAMPUS AND DOWNTOWN AREA!

It has been a very active time for the members of UTARC. Working on several projects the club members participated in the ARRL School roundup October 15 thru 19th. On Saturday October 20 the members assisted a group of cub scouts during ARRL Jamboree on the Air. On Thursday October 24 UTARC set up an exhibit for Engineering day.

October 15th thru 19th UTARC will again enter the ARRL School Roundup Contest competing with other schools including elementary to university levels..

The exhibit for UT Engineering Day was very well received. The exhibit was visited by numerous prospective engineering students for the area as well as UT students with interest in the club. The club set up two QRP Stations and a UHF/VHF station.


The Chess Clubs and Radio Clubs at UT and Texas A&M have finalized the plans for a Chess Match between the school chess clubs with the move being relayed by the school amateur radio clubs. The date of the match is November 11th from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The match will be covered by the US Chess Federation as well as ARRL (American Radio Relay League).

UTARC featured in UT Beacon about working with Cub Scouts during Jamboree on the Air in the Thursday October 24 edition with a front page story.