Amateur Radio in Allen County, KS

The Iola Amateur Radio Club (IARC) serves Allen County, KS and the surrounding area. It was formed in November 2007 by Red Robert (AA7CP, SK) and Ralph Romig (WA0KHV, SK).

Check into our net on Thursday evening at 7:00pm on the VHF repeater.

Monthly meetings for the club are held on the second Tuesday (excluding holidays) of the month at 7pm at the Colony Christian Chruch, 306 South Mapel Street, Colony, KS.

Our Repeaters

IARC hosts 2 repeaters:

2 Meter (VHF):

Frequency 147.375 MHz, +0.600 MHz offset, PL Tone of 179.9 Hz – ON-AIR with Limited Coverage
(Currently utilizing the Simplex frequency for club nets and business)

70cm (UHF):

Frequency 442.450 MHz, +5 MHz offset, PL Tone of 179.9 Hz – CURENTLY OFFLINE


The Iola Amateur Radio Club also utilizes the simplex frequency 146.580 MHz in case of repeater outages to conduct nets or club business as needed. Please feel free to monitor and join us on this frequency.

2024 Club Officers

President – Steve Green – KD0JLE
Vice President – Doug Thomas – KC5VKG
Secretary – Chase Riebel – KF0GFE
Treasurer – Gale Jeffers – KD0GHA

If you have any questions about joining the Iola Amateur Radio Club, how to become an Amateur Radio operator, or about Amateur Radio in general, please feel free to contact any club officer or member for details.

Quick Information

We meet the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm at the Colony Christian Church in Colony Kansas. Visitors of all ages welcome.

We conduct testing for all Amateur Radio license classes by prior arrangement. Connect with us via the Contact page or contact any of our club officers to arrange time and place.

Iola Amateur Radio Club
PO Box 132
Iola, KS 66749