Come join the DARC for Winter Field Day 2022. This will be a fun outdoor event and we will be teamed up with the Irving Radio Club. Plan on attending in person Jan 29, 2022 Setup starts at 10am central time at TW Richardson Grove Park in Irving TX WFD officially starts at 1 pm central time and we are planning on being on the air and at the park until 8 pm central time.Continue reading
Due to the on-going COVID pandemic there will be NO in-person DARC meetings for January 4, 2022.
The DARC will go back to ALL Virtual meetings until further notice. Please plan on attending the January 4, 2022 club meeting virtually using Google Meet – look for the Google Meeting invite on the club calendar here on the site.
The 2021 Dallas Marathon is looking for HAM radio operators. Amateur Radio is an integral part in making the 2021 Dallas Marathon and all the previous marathons a success by providing a public service radio communications network for safety and logistics. Amateur Radio has Supported the Dallas Marathon for over 35 years. The Dallas Marathon is Sunday Dec 12, 2021 see below for the link to sign up.Continue reading
The DARC needs your help – please sign up below to help the DARC support the 2021 YMCA Turkey Trot. The “Trot” is Thanksgiving Day Nov 25, 2021 – more details on the event can be found here on this link. The race starts at 9am but the DARC will be there bright and early. To Volunteer please sign up using the form below. Additional details to follow. We need at least 28 helpers – but the more the better.Continue reading
Join the DARC for the Oct 2021 virtual (Google Meet) general club meeting at 7pm Oct 5, 2020. The DARC will be hosting a Show And Tell nite at the general club meeting. Come show and tell us all something. Please sign up below.Continue reading
Building an FM Radio
Join the DARC for Lecture and Lab Sat Sep 25, 2021 from 11am until 2/3pm Central Time virtually via Google Meet. (The virtual meeting ID/Link is always on the W5FC event calendar) During this lecture and Lab, we’ll be building an DIY FM Radio – it is a complete kit with all the parts and a case – runs on 5 volts via USB cable. Participants can purchase a kit by coming out to the Dallas Medical Center parking lot Sep 18, 2021 between 10:30am – 11:30am central. Cost of the kit is $20.00 – KF5ZBL will be there passing out the kits – we have a total of 15 available.Continue reading
The DARC Board has been monitoring the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic in the DFW Metroplex and the surrounding areas. Given the resurgence and the demographics of our organization, your health and safety remain our utmost concern. After an emergency meeting of the Board on Thursday Aug 12, 2021 at 7pm it was decided that all in-person Club and Board meetings will be virtual until the Jan 4, 2022 meeting. The DARC will continue on with virtual Board and Club meetings using Google Meet until that date. Details of the virtual meetings and links to join those meetings will continue to be posted on the club calendar. If there are any questions or comments please let us know at: https://w5fc.org/contact/
DARC will be onsite at the Frontiers Of Flight Museum for Moon Day on July 24, 2021. Come join us celebrating the exploration and the Apollo lunar landing on the moon.
We’ll need at least two-four people at the DARC radio table throughout most of the day (10AM – 3PM). Will also need help with setup starting at 9am and teardown at 3pm. If you can help out please fill the form out below.Continue reading
The Dallas Amateur Radio Club will be issuing DARC Field Day 2021 Award Certificates for operators that participated in the ARRL Field Day 2021 event and submitted their log to the ARRL and selected “Dallas Amateur Radio Club” as their club/group affiliate. (And are also eligible for a prize drawing) (looking on how to upload your log see this post here towards the bottom)Continue reading