About the Delta Club
Amateur Related Links
DARC Net Information
FCC Amateur Radio License Renewal
FCC License Testing
Membership Application Form
Memphis Area Repeater Frequencies
Public Service Events
W4BS Repeater System
W4BS Repeater Rules and Etiquette
Welcome to the Delta Amateur Radio Club website!
The Delta Club holds monthly meetings, offers formal training classes for all three Amateur radio licenses (Technician, General, and Extra) and informal training sessions on all aspects of amateur radio, supports public service events, provides five VHF/UHF repeaters, hosts a nightly information net on 146.82 with a 107.2 hz tone, publishes a monthly newsletter, Sparks; participates in Field Day each year, and, perhaps most importantly, fosters the amazing camaraderie of the ham radio community. The Delta Club also holds the distinction of an ARRL Special Services Club.
The Delta Club Information Net meets nightly, execpt for
the second Tuesday of the month, at 8 p.m. on the 146.82- repeater in
TN. It accepts announcements and amateur related swap shop
(Items that are personally owned and possessed) Prices are not
over the air, however interested parties may exchange other forms of
such as phone numbers or e-mail addresses in order to
price. Check-ins are taken in three suffix groups, A-H, I-Q,
If you are within range of the repeater, please consider checking in
us on the nets. Anyone wishing to become a net control operator
should contact the net manager and down load the current NCS Protocol document. For a current copy of the Delta Club Net Preamble click
Mid-South Skywarn Net
The Mid-South Skywarn Program is NOT a part of or under the direction of Delta Club, it's board of directors or members. The National Weather Service in Memphis has asked the club for permission to use the 146.82 W4BS repeater as the primary frequency for the Skywarn nets, therefore we chose to list it here.
Skywarn emergency nets may be held anytime a severe weather watch or
is in effect for any county in the Memphis County Warning Area
The nets are a pipeline for the National Weather Service to receive and
pass Skywarn related information from/to weather spotters and other
interested parties in the 56 county, 4 state CWA served by the NWS
Memphis office. The Skywarn callsign for NWS Memphis is WX4MEM.
those people that wonder why there is not a net in progress when they
there should be, Skywarn nets are activated by the National Weather
office and no one else. When the lead forecaster feels that
are favorable for severe weather, or a watch or warning is issued for
area, they contact the Skywarn Coordinator and request that a net be
Nets also do not cease until the NWS feels that the danger has passed
all of the CWA, and watches or warnings expire or are cancelled.