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Double Decker Spring Run

UMARC will provide race marshaling and communications for the Double Decker Spring Run on April 26 at 0730.  All Amateur Radio Operators are welcome to come and help with this fun event.  Volunteers will direct runners/walkers on the course route and provide communications updates to the race organisers.  
We can be contacted at w5ums ( at ) 

After the race, stay around for the Double Decker Arts Festival following the race.

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, KF5IUY,  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.

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

Local Net Notice

Join us on any of our Oxford repeaters: 

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

WB5VYH 145.47 PL 107.2 Sunday Night Net at 8:00 pm

W5LAF 147.33 PL 107.2 

Local Simplex 147.42

National Simplex 146.52

Local Weather CWOP at DW3308, Oxford, MS hosted by W5UMS