Looking for our remote testing program? Click HERE for more information.


Our Vision and Mission
See our Video
Contact Info

The Anchorage Amateur Radio Club(AARC), call sign KL7AA was organized in 1947, and we have over 150 members. We invite anyone with an interest in amateur radio or public service to contact us. The AARC is dedicated to public service and public safety.  AARC also provides auxiliary communications and training to any group or civil authority.

Tune your 2-meter radio to 146.52 FM every Wednesday at 7 PM and join us for the South Central Simplex Net.

Meetings are the first Thursday of each month at 7 pm.  All club meetings are currently held via Zoom due to COVID-19.  See our calendar to get the link for the Zoom session for the club meeting. Give the station a call prior to coming out to make sure there will be someone there. Membership dues are $20 per calendar year and are accepted by credit card or PayPal.

Please Help with Public Service Events

Event Date Event NameContact
Sunday 5/21/2023Gold Nugget TriathlonWalter Yankauskas, KL7WY
Saturday 6/10/2023Alaska Run for WomenWalter Yankauskas, KL7WY
Sunday 8/20/2023RunfestKeith Clark, KL7MM, contact aksunlite at aol.com

Click Here to Support the Grubstake repeater fund  

In the notes section make sure to enter your full name, call sign, phone number and email address.

You may also join the club at any meeting or by calling us at (907) 345-0719 and leaving a message with your contact details.

Read COVID-19 Response Details

AARC is an Affiliate Partner with CQ Radios Communication Products. CQ Radios offers a great selection of the latest Anytone radios and accessories and DMR hotspots for a great price.  Plus, if you use the discount code of “AARC10” at checkout, you’ll get a 10% discount on your purchase and benefit the club as well! Click here for their main page.

AARC is an Affiliate Partner of SignalStuff, the producer of the Super-Elastic Signal Sticks antennas (for handi-talkies), Super-Elastic Signal Stalk antennas (mobile), and the Signal Staff Collapsible OSJ antenna (fixed).  They also carry an assortment of SMA adapters.  Click here for their product page.

Anchorage Amateur Radio Club Inc is a 501(c)(3) IRS Tax Exempt Charitable Organization — (EIN: 23-7225693)

ARRL.org Affiliate Amateur Radio Club
Amateur Radio Emergency Service – Alaska Section (Anchorage)
AMSAT.org Life Member