Meetings are held at various locations in the Dallas County area, or by ZOOM, on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 7:00—9:00 p.m.
Meeting locations will be announced on the HARC Net and in club emails.


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HARC is a family oriented, ARRL affiliated ham radio club based in Perry, Iowa. We are friendly and aim to have fun with ham radio. Formed in March of 2010 by a group of like-minded hams, we are focused on Public Service, Fellowship, Recruitment of new hams and FUN!

You can join us at our regular monthly meetings held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at various locations around Dallas County or by our Phone Conferences.

Although holding an FCC Amateur Radio License is not required to be a member, it certainly is encouraged. Ham radio is a wonderful hobby for people of all ages and we wish to share our passion for communicating over the airwaves with any who are interested.

The club derives its name from the Hiawatha Train service that used to run through Perry many years ago. You can read about the train service here. Part of the train line that used to run through Perry is now referred to as the Hiawatha trail. The city owned Perkins Park used to be called Hiawatha Park because of its proximity to the rail line. Our logo is loosely derived from the logo emblazoned on the front of the trains.

2024 Winter RF Fest Hamfest


Club dues are payable to

Hiawatha Amateur Radio Club:


Individual - $20

Family - $30

Minor - $10

Web Page Updated 12/25/2023.

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Serving Dallas County, Iowa and the surrounding area.

Hiawatha Amateur  Radio Club


Hiawatha Amateur Radio Club

will hold the Winter RF Fest

on February 24, 2024

at the Perry National Guard Armory.

See our Winter RF Fest page
for Details and download the
2024 Flyer.

Election of Officers 9/21/23


President: Robert Colling, KE0STT

Vice President: George Bernlohr, W0WXZ

Secretary: Matt Reed, N0GIK

Treasurer: Dan Case, K0WOI

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