Amateur Radio Club


Amateur and Ham and Emergency Radio Operations in Honolulu, Hawaii
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We are an ARRL affiliated club, committed to supporting the amateur radio hobby.We operate in Honolulu Hawaii and support all types of ham and amateur radio operations such as Allstar, IRLP, DMR, packet, and of course HF, VHF, and UHF.

ARES - Amateur Radio Emergency Service

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Welcome to EARC...


...Website of the Hawaii Emergency Amateur Radio Club.

Whether you are newly licensed, recently upgraded, or just , getting back into the hobby... this club is your start to life-long friendships and an exciting hobby.


Next Meeting is September 20, 2022

To join the Zoom meeting, the link will be sent via groups email at groups.io. Please join if you haven't. Aloha.


6-40 Meter End Fed Matchbox Antenna information

=====>> Click here for End Fed Matchbox Info Page.


Hawaii ARES Simulated Emergency Test 10/1/2022

Hams Needed: DRILL - Destructive Extreme Tsunami Hawaii ARES Simulated Emergency Test 10/1/2022 Incident

Name: Hawaii 2022-03 "Kai a Pele"

PLEASE sign up at https://hawaiiares.net/

Notice of Annual Meeting of the General Membership of the Emergency Amateur Radio Club

WHEN: OCTOBER 18, 2022, 7:00 PM

WHERE: Armed Forces Association of Hawaii Ė formerly known as the Fleet Reserve

891 Valkenburgh St., Honolulu, HI 96818


This serves as notice of the EARCís annual general membership meeting to be held on October 18th 2022 at the above address and time. At this meeting elections of new officers and members of the Board of Directors of the club for the coming year 2023 will be held.

As of September 16, 2022 nominations for officers and members of the Board of Directors for 2023 will be open and may be emailed to Steve, KH6WG at skawamae@gmail.com or by mail to P.O. Box 30315, Honolulu, HI 96820. All nominees must be current active members of the club as well as the person making the nomination. Nominations will be accepted by email and USPS mail up to October 15, 2022, any nomination received by USPS to the PO Box or email received after October 15th will not be accepted, however nominations will be accepted from the floor at the meeting during the open nomination period prior to voting. All nominees must accept the nomination in order to be placed on the ballot and be present at the meeting.

Registration for the meeting will start at 6:00 PM and the meeting will start at 7:00 pm or as soon as the majority is signed in and registered for the meeting.

We look forward to seeing everyone there.

Steve Kawamae, KH6WG - President EARC

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DMR Brandmeister info - UPDATED

The Club has three Motorola SLR5700 DMR repeaters. The first of these two repeaters was installed on May 5th, 2018 at our Maunakapu site replacing the Analog UHF repeater there on 444.100.

Since turning it on there has been quite a bit of activity from users and we are happy to see it going so well. Click here to the repeaters section where you find a link describing the setup and talkgroups for this repeater.

The second repeater on 444.500 in town.

The third repeater is located in Whitmore Village

Repeater Status:

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Membership Dues

Membership expires at the end of December 2022. Dues can be paid through Paypal or through our club P.O. address (no cash please), or in person at our general membership meeting


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Repeater Status:

As of 12/25/2019

EARC Repeaters

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  • Kakaako, UHF 444.500+
  • DMR Brandmeister Repeater (311550) CC5
  • Mauna Kapu...VHF 146.800 Minus
  • Allstar Node 1061, PL Output PL 88.5
  • Mauna Kapu...UHF 444.100 Plus
  • DMR Brandmeister Repeater (311549) CC4
  • Mt. Olomana...146.660 Minus PL88.5
  • Allstar Node 1065
  • Mt. Olomana...444.150 Plus PL88.5
  • Allstar Node 1066

Repeaters Around Oahu:(under construction)


  • Diamond Head...VHF 146.880 Minus PL 88.5
  • Diamond Head...Private Allstar Node.
  • FFMB (downtown)...146.98 Minus pl 88.5
  • Downtown Honolulu...Private Allstar Node
  • Puu Manawahua...146.86 Minus pl 88.5
  • Palehua, Above Makakilo...Private Allstar Node
  • Peacock Flats...146.76 Minus pl 88.5
  • North Shore...Private Allstar Node
  • Kahuku...146.90 Minus pl 88.5
  • North Shore...Private Allstar Node


  • Diamond Head...147.06 Plus pl 103.5
  • Private Allstar Node
  • Diamond Head...444.350 Plus pl 103.5
  • Private Allstar Node

Other Repeaters:

  • Salt Lake...147.10 Plus pl 123.0
  • Allstar Node 40944

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