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. 

Next Meeting

  • May 4, 2019
    • May 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

  • May 2, 2019
    • General Class Session6:30 pm - 8:30 pmGeneral class session. Auburn Court House Annex
      215 E. 9th Street
      Auburn, IN 46706

Other events

  • April 27, 2019
    • North Central Indiana Hamfest8:00 am - 1:00 pm15th Annual – North Central Indiana Hamfest
      EXPANDED to TWO Buildings - Plenty of Tables!
      Talk-In on 147.345+ (131.8)
      Coordinates: 40° 47.521' N 86° 5.635' W
      $5.00 at the Door – 17 and Under FREE
      FREE Parking, Handicapped Parking Available
      ARRL VE Testing 8:00 am - 10:00 am
      Pass your test and get FREE Admission to the Hamfest!
      4 - Raffle Prizes
      Yaesu FT-2980R & FTM3100R 2-Meter Mobiles
      2 – Baofeng UV6R Portables
      Miami County 4-H Fairgrounds
      1029 W. 200 North, Peru, IN
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    • W5YI Amateur Radio Testing9:00 am - 11:00 amThe Whitley County W5YI group will be conducting amateur radio testing. This is an opportunity to either get your amateur radio license or upgrade your current license. The cost of the test will be $14 due at the time of the test. You will need two forms of ID one of which must have a photo. If you are upgrading your current amateur radio license please bring a copy of your current license with you. This copy will not be returned. You can take as many tests as you want on this day for the one $14. Peabody Library
      Lower Level
      Community rooms A & B
      1160 State Road 205
      Columbia City, IN 46725
  • May 4, 2019
    • Indiana QSO Party11:00 am - 11:00 pmThe Indiana QSO Party is Saturday May 4th, starts at 11AM and ends at 11PM EDT (1600 UTC May 4th to 0300 UTC May 5th). The objective for Indiana stations is to work all 92 Indiana counties and work as many stations as possible in Indiana and worldwide.

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