The Amateur Radio Club of Augusta


The Amateur Radio Club of Augusta is a Special Service Club and is affiliated with the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). Our club call is W4DV. Our repeater is located in Trenton, South Carolina and is on a tower height of 700 feet and has wide range coverage.

We have been chartered since 1957.

We participate in numerous club special events and sponsor a local Hamfest annually. We offer assistance for those who are unlicensed and for those wanting to upgrade.

We hold monthly club meetings located at the H2U building in back of Doctors Hospital in Augusta. You do not have to be a member or licensed to attend our meetings. Our meetings are open to everyone and we welcome all visitors.

Our membership consists of many knowledgeable men and woman and have traditional values of radio communications. Our members also have additional interest and participate in ARES, DXing, and Skywarn communications.

We welcome new members and would certainly welcome any suggestions and comments you may have. If you are interested in becoming a member download the membership application  or attend our monthly general meeting and fill out a membership application.

The Augusta A.R.C Upcoming Public Service Events

August 23 and 24, 2014

Wildwood Games Multi-sport event.

Marathon mountain bike race & Trail running race.

This two day event requires volunteers to provide supplemental communication for this event. Saturday 3 volunteers are needed. Sunday’s roster has been filled. Ray appreciates everyone who has volunteered for this two day event.

Click on the Wildwood Games page for current information and remaining openings and locations available for Saturday. Contact Ray KJ4HZ on the 8 pm VHF net or send an E-mail to Ray: kj4hz@arrl.net to volunteer for this event. You can also let Net Control know you are volunteering for Saturday and Net Control will pass it on to Ray.

September, 28 2014

IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta


The Augusta A.R.C. is adding a PL tone on all club repeaters. All club repeaters will use a PL tone of 71.9 Hz. The PL tones begin August 1st and continue through November. Click on the W4DV PL tone schedule for more information.