Welcome to the Amateur Radio Society of TTU
The Amateur Radio Society of Tennessee Tech (TTARS) is a student organization focused on Amateur Radio. TTARS members maintain the club radio station, organize amateur radio related activities, participate in emergency communications, and conduct amateur radio license classes.
Club meetings are held monthly (send us an e-mail to get on the mailing list).
Be sure to check out our club station located in Brown Hall room 406. We welcome all visitors and would be glad to provide a demonstration.
Many club members are members of the Cookeville-Putnam County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and work with the Cookeville-Putnam County Emergency Management Agency to provide communications services as volunteers during times of need.
Many members are certified SKYWARN (additional SKYWARN info.) Weather Spotters and Advanced Weather Spotters for the National Weather Service (NWS) providing visual spotting, tracking, and verification of local weather conditions.
Other activities include license classes, project construction, fox hunts (hidden transmitter hunts), and participation in contests and other operating activities.
Many club members are members of the
There are several local nets
- Putnam County ARES Net: Sunday at 8:00 p.m. (local time) on 147.21(+) [backup frequencies are: 145.43(-), 145.11(-), and 147.42(simplex)]
- SKYWARN (Weather Spotters) Net: as needed on 147.21(+)
- CRA (Cookeville Repeater Association): Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. (local time) on 147.21(+)
For more information, contact TTARS