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. 

Fort Wayne Hamfest November 16 & 17, 2019

For the 47th consecutive year, the Allen County Amateur Radio Technical Society (ACARTS) is hosting the Fort Wayne Hamfest. We’re excited to once again host the ARRL Indiana Section Convention with national and section level representatives attending to provide their insight about the current state and future of amateur radio.  Many of your favorite vendors will be in attendance again this year as well as the largest indoor hamfest flea market in Indiana.

Other events

  • March 13, 2021
    • 2021 Spring Skywarn Training11:00 am - 1:00 pmAll Training will be conducted in a virtual setting Sessions – Please make note of the dates and times Online Registration Links Onlinie – https://www.weather.gov/iwx/Spotter_Event_List General Information
      Training is free to attend
      Registration is limited to 150 per session
      Individual Registration is requested
      ​After Registration you will be provided a confirmation e-mail with the webinar link
      Program lasts approximately 2 hours – we will take a brief stretch break
      The training IS NOT county specific
      Recommended age is 14 and older
      Questions?
      Call: 574-834-1104
      Email: nws.northernindiana@noaa.gov,michael.lewis@noaa.gov
      Facebook: @NWSNorthernindiana
      Twitter: @NWSIWX
      Online More details »
  • March 17, 2021
    • 2021 Spring Skywarn Training1:30 pm - 3:30 pmAll Training will be conducted in a virtual setting Sessions – Please make note of the dates and times Online Registration Links Onlinie – https://www.weather.gov/iwx/Spotter_Event_List General Information
      Training is free to attend
      Registration is limited to 150 per session
      Individual Registration is requested
      ​After Registration you will be provided a confirmation e-mail with the webinar link
      Program lasts approximately 2 hours – we will take a brief stretch break
      The training IS NOT county specific
      Recommended age is 14 and older
      Questions?
      Call: 574-834-1104
      Email: nws.northernindiana@noaa.gov,michael.lewis@noaa.gov
      Facebook: @NWSNorthernindiana
      Twitter: @NWSIWX
      Online More details »
  • April 7, 2021
    • 2021 Spring Skywarn Training6:30 pm - 8:30 pmAll Training will be conducted in a virtual setting Sessions – Please make note of the dates and times Online Registration Links Onlinie – https://www.weather.gov/iwx/Spotter_Event_List General Information
      Training is free to attend
      Registration is limited to 150 per session
      Individual Registration is requested
      ​After Registration you will be provided a confirmation e-mail with the webinar link
      Program lasts approximately 2 hours – we will take a brief stretch break
      The training IS NOT county specific
      Recommended age is 14 and older
      Questions?
      Call: 574-834-1104
      Email: nws.northernindiana@noaa.gov,michael.lewis@noaa.gov
      Facebook: @NWSNorthernindiana
      Twitter: @NWSIWX
      Online More details »

Meeting Reminder

  • March 6, 2021
    • March NIARA Meeting8:00 am - 9:00 amNortheastern Indiana Amateur Radio Association Monthly Meeting. Anyone is welcome to attend. Meeting will be held on the air on the W9OU repeater 147.015 + no PL tones. Map

Upcoming Training

None Scheduled.

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