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Welcome to UMARC/W5UMS/W5LAF. 

  • UMARC meeting first Monday of each month at 6:00 pm at BMH-NM in Oxford, in the Cafeteria Conference Room. See Upcoming events on left side of page for dates. License exams for Technician, General, and Extra may be available.
  • VE TESTING: Following our regular club meeting at 7:00 pm in March, June, September, and December.
  • Beacon Lunch: Join us see upcoming events on left side of page, generally the third Wednesday monthly.
  • UHF Net at 7:30 pm Sunday nights on W5LAF 444.350 PL 107.2
  • VHF  net at 8:00 pm Sunday nights on W5LAF 147.33 PL 107.2
  • Our emergency communications partner: or follow them on Twitter @LafayetteCo_FD  and @LafayetteEMA for David Shaw K5MBI
  • Please see the Upcoming Events on the left Sidebar.
  • Join us on any of our local repeaters.
  • View local weather at findU/CWOP DW3308 at University, MS

Local Net Notice

Join us on any of our Oxford repeaters: 

W5LAF 444.350 PL 107.2 UHF Sunday Night Net at 7:30 pm

W5LAF 147.33 PL 107.2 VHF Net Sunday Night at 8:00 pm

WB5VYH 145.47 PL 107.2 

Local Simplex 147.42

Code RED Weather Warnings

Sign up for Code RED Weather Warnings provided by Lafayette County EMA

This is a free service that will call you for Severe Weather warnings.  You can choose to be alerted
for Tornado, Severe Thunderstorms, and/or Flash Flood Warnings.

David Shaw, K5MBI
Lafayette County EMA

UMARC Sponsored VE Amateur Radio License Testing

The University of Mississippi Amateur Radio Club will have regularly scheduled VE Amateur Radio License Testing at 7:00 pm following certain club meetings.  Other testing dates can be arranged by appointment.  Amateurs and those wanting to take a license exam are welcome to attend our monthly meeting at 6:00 pm, prior to scheduled testing.

POC: Matthew Inman, W5XF,  mjinman( AT ), ARRL VE
Sponsor: University of Mississippi Amateur Radio Club

Preregistration is preferred with the POC, walk ins and by appointment are allowed

Exams scheduled following our monthly meetings in March, June, September and December.  Testing may be available at all monthly meetings, contact KF5IUY above for availability.