Welcome to the
Fort Smith Area Amateur Radio Club

The Fort Smith Area Amateur Radio Club serves Amateur Radio Operators, and those interested in Amateur Radio in the River Valley area of Western Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma.

We are a friendly, active club open to anyone interested in Amateur Radio. Apart from the fun, we’re also actively involved in providing emergency communications and severe weather information to the local community.

Club meetings are every third Monday at 7:00 pm at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, 1401 South J in Fort Smith. Check the events listing for locations and times. All are welcome to attend the meetings, we’re a very friendly club and love to see visitors at the meetings.

If you’re interested in joining the club, or becoming an Amateur Radio Operator, please complete an Application for Membership or Contact Us.

Thank you for your interest in the Fort Smith Area Amateur Radio Club!

Meeting Change

As a result of the increased COVID-19 danger we are no longer able to meet at Encompass Health,  Temporarily we are meeting at the Sebastian County Emergency Management Office located at the old National Guard Armory on the corner of Zero and Massard Rd. at 8400 Zero in Fort Smith.  Masks will not be provided so please bring your own.

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FSAARC Club Officers

Position Name Call
President Rory Bowers K5CKS
Vice President Ray Armstrong K5BYN
Secretary Steve Rutherford WC5SR
Treasurer John Annis WO0OOO
Weather Net Co-ordinator Wayne Johnson W5OFN
VECTesting Co-ordinator Steve Rutherford WC5SR