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

September, 28 2014

IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta

Please click on the Ironman 70.3 page for current information. The volunteer roster is filling up fast and open positions need to be filled. Contact Chris KK4NXA on the nightly VHF net or send an e-mail to Chris kk4nxa@arrl.net to volunteer for this event.

The Amateur Radio Club of Augusta Hamfest

Saturday October 11, 2014

9 am to 2 pm

Location: Blythe Area Recreation Center

3129 Highway 88, Blythe Georgia

N 33° 18’59.75″ N 82° 10’03.17″ W

Talk-In 145.490 (-)

 Tickets $6.00

Outdoor Tailgating

VE Exams are walk-in basis starting at 9 AM

Breakfast & Lunch Concessions

Indoor Tables (reserve yours)

Hourly Door Prizes

Hamfest Chairman: Doug KE4JSJ

To reserve your table(s) contact Doug, E-mail: doug9945@yahoo.com

Or call Doug at 803 279-6725 for additional information.

Doug needs volunteers for the following:

Friday Setup:       4 pm to 6 pm – 6 volunteers

Saturday Setup:   7 am to 9 am – 6 volunteers

Talk-in Station – 1 Volunteer

Ticket Sellers    3 Volunteers

Cleanup:            3 volunteers


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.