The Northeastern Indiana Amateur Radio Association (NIARA)  is a not for profit organization of amateur (ham) radio operators located in the city of Auburn in Dekalb county Indiana. Read More

Join us on the air

The W9OU repeater is owned and operated by the NIARA and can be found at frequency 147.015 with a +600Khz offset and no tones. Join us any time on the air at this frequency or for the Tri-State two meter amateur net Monday through Friday at 7pm , the ARES training net at 7:00pm on Saturday, or Sunday’s at 7:00pm for the Circle of Friends Prayer net. 

2020 Auburn Hamfest Saturday July 11, 2020 9:00 A.M to 3 P.M

Other events

  • February 22, 2020
    • Cabin Fever Hamfest8:00 am - 2:00 pmCabin Fever Hamfest Talk-in
      146.61 repeater (131.8 PL)
      $7.00 per adult
      Table reservations
      $15.00 per table (1st table includes one free admission)
      Electric $5.00 extra per vendor. Limited availability.
      NOTE: Table reservations must be paid in advance by Feb. 8, 2020. **** NO REFUNDS! ****
      Email to:
      Phone 219-851-2133
      La Porte Civic Auditorium
      1001 Ridge St.
      La Porte, IN 46350
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  • February 25, 2020
    • Dekalb County ARES Meeting6:30 pm - 8:30 pmThere will be an ARES meeting on Tuesday February 25, 2020. Start time will be 6:30 PM and is being held at the Red Room in the bas Wednesday November 6th.ement of the DeKalb County Annex Building (215 E. 9th St., Auburn, enter at the 10th St. entrance). Anyone is welcome to attend and there will be registration forms for anyone who wants to be involved with ARES. DeKalb County Director of Homeland Security Meek will talk about what Homeland Security does in our County, what we have currently going on, and what we are planning in the future. Following Director Meek will be Ryan Smith (K9RYN) with a presentation on using digital modes for Emcomm. Dekalb County Annex Building
      215 East 9th St
      Auburn, IN 46706
  • March 11, 2020
    • Dekalb County Skywarn Spotter Training6:30 pmDekalb County Skywarn Spotter Training Wednesday March 11, 2020 @ 6:30pm
      Check-in begins at 6:00pm
      You can register by clicking the more details link below or by calling 260-925-1392 Completion of the MetEd Online Spotter Training is recommended.
      Dekalb County Annex Building
      215 E. 9th St
      Auburn, IN 46706
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Meeting Reminder

  • March 7, 2020
    • March NIARA Meeting8:00 am - 9:00 amNortheastern Indiana Amateur Radio Association Monthly Meeting. Anyone is welcome to attend. Show up early if you want to have breakfast. Richards Restaurant
      280 N Grandstaff Dr, Auburn, IN 46706

Upcoming Training

None Scheduled.

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