Club and Radio News

New Repeater in SLC

Category: Club and Radio News
Published: Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Written by Craige Olson

Sammie "KA7EGC" has installed a 1.25 M repeater located near 9400 S 2400 E in Sandy.  It covers most of the Salt Lake Valley and extends north and south into portions of Davis and Utah Counties.  The frequency is 224.640 minus and a PL tone of 156.7.  You are encouraged to use it often.  







Carol McWherter SK

Category: Club and Radio News
Published: Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Written by Craige Olson

Carol Farnsworth


9/20/1949 ~ 8/14/2018

Carol passed away on August 14, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on September 20, 1949 to Theron and Donna Farnsworth in Salt Lake City. Carol attended Jordan High School and University of Utah. She met her sweetheart Eugene McWherter while square dancing and were married in the Salt Lake Temple on March 16, 1973. Carol served 35 years with the U.S. Military as a Support Tech. She was heavily involved with Ham Radio communications and as a Boy Scout Leader. Carol was always working on a craft.

Survived by her three sisters Marsha (Brian) Smith; Nancy (Brad) Ball; Connie Harris; brother-in-law Kerry Smith; 17 nieces and nephews; and 38 adopted grandchildren. She will be dearly missed. Preceded in death by her husband; parents; sister Sharon Smith; and nephew Stewart Smith. 

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 18th at 2:00 PM at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 E. Dimple Dell Rd. (10600 S.), Sandy. Friends may call upon the family during the viewings on Friday, August 17th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and again on Saturday, August 18th from 1:00 to 1:45 PM. Online condolences at



Published in Deseret News on Aug. 16, 2018


Swap Meet and September Club Meeting

Category: Club and Radio News
Published: Saturday, 11 August 2018
Written by Craige Olson

You are invited to a Swap Meet and Club Meeting Saturday September 15 (the 3rd Saturday instead of the regular 2nd Saturday). It will be at the pavilion on the Southeast Corner of the South Davis Recreation Center (next to the junior high). Also known as the 4th North Park. We will start at 8:30 am and end at noon. Bring the radio stuff you would like to sell and come check out the radio stuff others have for sale. The club bookstore will be open.

Technician Course Announcement

Category: Club and Radio News
Published: Saturday, 04 August 2018
Written by Spencer Mark


The Davis County Amateur Radio Club is pleased to announce that they will be sponsoring a Technician Licensing Course.

It will be held in South Davis Metro Fire Station # 81, 255 S 100 W, Bountiful, Utah 84010.

There is no cost to take the course.

We will be using The Technician License Course book by Stu Turner. The books sell for $21.95 plus shipping if you order them online.

The course starts on 9 August 2018 every Thursday evening from 6:00 – 8:30 PM thru 30 August 2018.

For more information contact Spencer Mark at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

August Meeting/Picnic

Category: Club and Radio News
Published: Thursday, 02 August 2018
Written by Craige Olson

The Annual Club Picnic

August 9 at 6pm. 

Please come. We will gather for our annual club picnic at Smoot Park located at 1550 N Main Street Centerville, Utah.  Bring your own meat to grill plus a side dish to share with the group.  The club will provide cups, plates, utensils and water.  There will be several giveaways during the night including a lithium ion battery powered drill

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