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Hotel Info
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District 2 SKYWARN
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Welcome to the home page of the A.C.A.R.T.S., the
llen County Amateur Radio Technical S


October General meeting on the 20th
a presentation and demonstration on
Digital Mobile Radio (DMR)
and DSTAR by Paul, KA3OPZ.




This site will provide information on our club, its activities,
 its members, and on our annual November fundraiser, the
2015 Fort Wayne Hamfest & Computer Expo
November 14 - 15, 2015
download the 2 page flyer here

As an active ham radio club, we are deeply involved in many aspects of amateur radio:

  • -  Active in SKYWARN, helping to spot tornados and severe weather.
    Visit the NE Indiana District 2 SKYWARN Page.
    -  Providing communications for emergency situations & charity events
  • -  Maintaining digipeaters for digital packet and APRS modes
  • -  Providing the ham community with 3 VHF/UHF voice repeaters
    -  Promoting the art of communicating, both locally and worldwide
    -  Being an A.R.R.L. Special Service Club
  • -  Actively supporting the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (A.R.E.S.)
    here for more info on A.R.E.S.


Please select one of the topics on the left of the page to learn more about that aspect of our organization.


If you have any questions or comments about this web site, please direct them to Don Gagnon, WB8HQS, at wb8hqs(at)

Special thanks to N0WNT and KG0ZZ for some of the clip art used on this site.