Welcome to the Alliance Amateur Radio Clubs online clubhouse. This site is just one of our presences on the web. We are also on Facebook, Twitter, and groups.io.
We’re working hard to get this new site up & running without glitches, broken links, etc. Check back often as we change to serve you better.
We’ve been active in the Alliance area since 1986. There were clubs in the Alliance area before that time. You can read about them on our History page.
You are invited to attend any of our monthly events. We meet for breakfast once a month on the first Saturday. Then on the 2nd Wednesday, we have our club meeting. You can learn more about all our events on our calendar page.
We are a ARRL affiliated Special Service Club. We’ve recently been granted IRS 501(c)(3) status. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by the IRS.
We own & maintain two Amateur Radio repeaters in the Alliance area. You can find access information in the sidebar on the right side of the page. You can find out a lot more about our repeaters on our repeater page.
Are you looking for the latest in Alliance ARC club news? Check out our blog page
We participate in a number of on the air & public service events throughout the year. If you are looking for an active club, here we are.
Amateur Radio Headlines from the ARRL
The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available
on December 13, 2019 at 5:53 pm
Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.
Collegiate QSO Party 2018 and 2019 Plaque Recipients Announced
on December 13, 2019 at 3:32 pm
The ARRL Collegiate Amateur Radio Initiative has announced plaque winners from the 2018 and 2019 rounds of the Collegiate QSO Party. They are: K4FAU Florida Atlantic University Amateur Radio Club, 2018 First Place, High Power; W0QQQ Amateur Radio Club at Kansas State University, 2018 Second Place, High Power; W0YQ University of Colorado Boulder Amateur Radio Club, 2018 First Place, Low Power; W…
The K7RA Solar Update
on December 13, 2019 at 2:52 pm
Spaceweather.com reports that Wednesday, December 11 was the 28th consecutive day with zero sunspots. To date in 2019, 77% of days had no sunspots. Compare this to the previous solar minimum, when 2008 had zero sunspots on 73% of days and 2009 the number of spotless days stood at 71%.Average daily solar flux this week (December 5-11) was 70.7, up marginally from the previous week when average f…
Year-Long German Special Event to Honor Beethoven
on December 12, 2019 at 7:41 pm
German special event station DL250BTHVN will be active between December 16, 2019, and December 17, 2020, to honor the 250th anniversary of the birth of famed composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The Beethoven anniversary year will take place under the auspices of Germany’s Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Beethoven was born in December 1770 in Bonn, Germany, and lived there for the first 22…
NOAA/NASA Panel Concurs that Solar Cycle 25 will Peak in July 2025
on December 11, 2019 at 5:11 pm
The NOAA/NASA-co-chaired international Solar Cycle Prediction Panel has released its latest forecast for to forecast Solar Cycle 25. The panel’s consensus calls for a peak in July 2025 (±8 months), with a smoothed sunspot number of 115. The panel agreed that Cycle 25 will be of average intensity and similar to Cycle 24. The panel additionally concurred that the solar minimum between Cycles 24 a…
“The Doctor is In” Podcast
ARRL The Doctor is In ARRL The Doctor is In is a podcast based on the popular QST magazine column “The Doctor is In.” Hosted by QST Editor in Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and columnist Joel Hallas, W1ZR, the podcast is a lively 20-minute discussion of a wide range of technical topics. Sponsored by DX Engineering.
We’ll display the last 4 episodes here. Just click on the title to go to the page where you can play the episodes. Warning: This podcast can be addicting!
by Steve Ford and Joel Hallas on December 5, 2019 at 5:15 am
Big Wire Antennas
by Steve Ford and Joel Hallas on November 21, 2019 at 5:15 am
by Steve Ford and Joel Hallas on November 7, 2019 at 5:15 am
by Steve Ford and Joel Hallas on October 24, 2019 at 4:15 am
by Steve Ford and Joel Hallas on October 10, 2019 at 4:15 am