Arkansas River Valley Amateur Radio Foundation

Club announcements, reminders, and other items of interest

December 20th, 2022 - ARVARF Annual Christmas Party, Western Sizzlin, Russellville. ***NOTE*** The Dirty Santa and Bussiness Session will start at 5PM LOCAL TIME.
NO Amateur Radio TESTING for the December 20th, Meeting.
January 14th & 15th, 2023 - Two Day Amateur Radio Technician Class. Saturday 8AM until 6PM and Sunday 8AM until 4PM. Testing will start at 4PM after the classes.
You must Register For This Class. CLICK HERE for Registration and additional information.

ARVARF is now offering Remote Testing for All Classes of Amateur Radio Exams.

Click HERE to get a list of the current sessions being offered.

Feel free to download the Remote Exam Instructions found HERE.

ARVARF Business Meeting

December 20th, 2022 at the Western Sizzlin in Russellville

This will be our annual Christmas Party featuring "Dirty Santa". NOTE NEW START TIME OF 5PM LOCAL TIME.


The meeting will start at the Western Sizzlin starting at 5PM Local Time. The ones wishing to eat usually start gathering around 5PM or so.

The Western Sizzlin is located at the Intersection of East Main St. and Knoxville in Russellville.

You are not required to purchase any food items if you only wish to attend the business session. Masks are not required but highly recommended.

Masks will be provided, as you enter into the meeting area.

Important Announcement

The Russellville Hamfest has changed its name to the Arkansas River Valley Hamfest. The new date is March 4th, 2023. New location is the Dardanelle Community Center on Highway 22.

More details to follow.

73 -John, WB5BHS, President ARVARF

We're the Arkansas River Valley Amateur Radio Foundation located in Russellville, Arkansas, the crossroads of the Arkansas River Valley and gateway to the Ozarks. Our club meeting is on the third Tuesday of each month at the Western Sizzlin' Steak House in Russellville. We gather for dinner around 5:00PM and the meeting begins at 6:00PM.

ARVARF Repeaters
146.820 -0.6 PL 131.8 443.400 +5.0 PL 131.8

Contact us


P.O. Box 582

Russellville, AR 72801