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Welcome to The Livonia Amateur Radio Club Website

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Club Meetings

When:  4th Monday of each month at 7:00 pm (no meetings in July, August and December).  NOTE!  There is NO MEETING in the month of December!

Where:  The Livonia Civic Center Library in the meeting rooms on the east wing off the foyer.

Club meetings follow a standard format and last about an hour and a half. Often a presentation is given by a club member on a current or relevant topic to amateur radio.

Refreshments are offered during a short break. As a courtesy to our members and speakers, we ask that you arrive a few minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

Upcoming Events

  • General Club Meeting - You don't need to be a member to attend our General Club Meetings. The public is welcome to join us!

    • Where: Livonia Civic Center Library

    • When: February 23, 2015

    • Contact: for more information

    • Presentation: We will have a presentation as a follow up and summary of the LARC Swap Meet that took place earlier in February by Doris, K8DXJ.
  • Membership dues for 2015
    • Annual membership fee's are due and can be paid on this website via the online store, or in person at the January general meeting.
  • Want to get involved?
    • We have several open positions in the club that need to be filled.  Take a look at the club contacts page and speak with our club president at a board meeting or our next general meeting in January if you're interested.
  • First LARC VE Session of 2015
    • The next LARC VE session will be March 18, 2015 at the Livonia Civic Center Library.  Contact Bruno, WA8DHP for additional information or to make arrangements.
  • LARC 2015 Swap 'n Shop
    • Our annual hamfest is rapidly approaching!  Mark your calendars, the date is February 15, 2015 from 8am until noon at the Civic Park Seniors Center in Livonia, Michigan.  Tickets, table sales and more can be pre-purchased at our online store.  You can find more information by clicking the 2015 Swap link in the menu on the left.
  • LARC Slow speed CW net
    • The LARC slow speed immediately follows the LARC 2m net each Thursday evening. 
      LARC members can find all the details and information here in our forum!
  • LARC in the Park
    • LARC members gather on the second Saturday of each month to spend a bit of time outdoors enjoying various aspects of our hobby (with the exception of the winter months when we meet indoors).  Contact John Hopkins, K8YYZ for more information.
  • LARC Online Store
    • We are pleased to be able to offer our club members, guests and vendors the option to purchase memberships, event tickets, vending tables and more using our online store.  You can get to the store HERE !!

LARC Monthly Newsletter

If you somehow have missed reading our newsletters, then you're definitely missing out!  Our editor, Sandy Allen KD8UTR, does a remarkable job each and every month compiling local information, interesting and useful stories as well as tons of data on current and upcoming events, trainings, contests and hamfests.  They're all online here for your reading pleasure.

LARC 2-Meter Net

Every Thursday at 8:00pm local time on the Livonia repeater - K8UNS. 145.35, 100Hz PL Tone or via Echolink @ W8WQU-R. Members are encouraged to sign up for net control operator, contact John Hopkins, K8YYZ or sign up directly on the Calendar.

LARC 440 Mhz Repeater

Our second club repeater - operating at 444.875, 123Hz PL Tone is up and running.  Contact our repeater manager, Dan, K8PLW ( for additional information or if you have any questions.