Welcome To The Richardson Wireless Klub

We serve the Richardson TX community by providing self-supporting special event and emergency communication networks. The RWK also promotes amateur radio to the public in Richardson and the surrounding area as a useful, life-long hobby.

Our club is comprised of over 300 individual amateur radio operators (hams) in Richardson and the surrounding communities, with a wide range of interests and skills. We strive to increase the number and quality of fellowship and amateur radio learning opportunities. Our membership includes hams ranging from teenagers to radio pioneers in their 80s and beyond! The Richardson Wireless Klub has been an ARRL affiliated club since 1952.

The RWK provides many opportunities to assist members to maximize their knowledge and enjoyment of amateur radio through fun, fellowship and unique learning experiences. The Richardson Wireless Klub is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


Please note: all in-person club gatherings have been moved to online events for the time being. Please see the calendar for updates as they become available. We hope to see you when things even out.

  • General Meeting – October 2020 – New Life for a Crank-Up Tower

    General Meeting – October 2020 – New Life for a Crank-Up Tower


    This month’s presentation will be delivered by our own Roger Stierman, WA0VYU.  Roger is an experienced ham, and will be sharing the first in a multi-part presentation on his recent adventures refurbing a 35-foot crank-up tower.  If you have or have wanted to own a tower, or are interested in learning what goes into a project like this, you won’t want to miss this presentation!

    RWK - October 2020 Meeting
    Click to play the recording of the October 2020 General Meeting

    Click to watch the Zoom recording of the October 2020 General Meeting

    Since RWK monthly general meetings are open to all, please feel free to invite anyone you think might be interested in the topic or experiencing one of our meetings.

  • General Meeting – September 2020 – Broadcasting Past, Present, Future

    General Meeting – September 2020 – Broadcasting Past, Present, Future

    The recording for the September 14th RWK virtual general meeting is now available.

    Click to watch the Zoom recording of the September 2020 General Meeting

    This month’s presentation will be delivered by Wayne Pecena, N1WP.  Wayne is an incredibly accomplished professional broadcast engineer, and an active member of the Texas ham community, his presentation will cover:

    The Broadcast Engineer Today

    Commercial broadcasting is 100 years old this year. Today, the same AM standard still exists with all digital AM on the horizon. This presentation will provide a brief history of the evolution of broadcast technology and focus upon the technology today found in the radio or TV broadcast landscape. The impact of regulatory action can’t be ignored as well as the impact of competing technology such as the Internet.

Check out the Presentation Archives. There are tons of presentations from Klub meetings over the years. Scan through them and you will be sure to find something interesting.

  • Chawed Rag – October 2020

    Chawed Rag – October 2020

    The October issue of The Chawed Rag is available, featuring articles on:
    – Tips for Getting Started with Fox Hunting
    – Field Day 2020 Antennas
    – Leadership Corner by President Mark Beebe on Club Activities during the pandemic.

    The full issue is available here

    The latest Chawed Rag can always be found here.

The latest Chawed Rag can always be found here.

RWK Repeater Information

We operate 6 VHF/UHF repeaters in the North Texas Area.

147.12 (+0.6MHz, 110.9) FM Analog
Echo Test/Signal Report, Allstar Link, Google Asst.
145.43 (-0.6MHz, 110.9) FM Analog
K5UTD (Operated for UTD Amateur Radio Club)
440.375 (+5MHz) FM Digital
DMR (DMR-MARC)
443.375 (+5MHz, 110.9) FM Analog
Allstar Link
444.725 (+5MHz, 110.9 Analog)
Analog/Digital C4FM WIRES-X
927.025 (-25MHz, DPL532) NFM Analog
Allstar Link to STX/West Coast 927 Hub

–> More information on using our repeaters

Upcoming RWK Events

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