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Welcome to UMARC/W5UMS/W5LAF. 

  • ARRL Field Day, Saturday, June 27 - Sunday June 28.
    Location will be Lafayette County Fire Department, Central Fire Station
    50 County Road 1032, across from Northpointe Subdivision, Industrial Park North (Winchester)Set up will begin at 9 am, lunch to follow, with operations beginning at 1:00 pm and will continue to 1:00 pm Sunday. Talk in W5LAF 147.33 PL 107.2For more information, visit ARRL.org

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 )olemiss.edu, 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.