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ARRL Audio News

About ARRL Audio News

ARRL Audio News is a summary of the week’s top news stories in the world of Amateur Radio, hosted by Sean Kutzko, KX9X, and Carla Pereira KC1HSX. Compiled from the ARRL Letter every Friday afternoon (except holidays), ARRL Audio News condenses the major Amateur Radio news highlights of the week into a fifteen-minute audio report. Enjoy ARRL Audio News anywhere: on your smart phone or tablet, your local repeater, or stream it on the go!

How to Listen to Audio News

ARRL Audio News is distributed through the podcast host You can subscribe to the podcast via your IOS or Android mobile device using your favorite podcast app, or listen and download episodes direct from the Audio News page at Blubrry.

Audio News Format

Each edition of ARRL Audio News runs about 15 minutes. For those airing ARRL Audio News on repeaters, listen for the letter "K" sent in Morse code every three minutes or so; that signals a five second pause in the audio. We provide these breaks to give you a moment to prevent your repeater from timing out or insert a repeater ID.

Want to be featured on ARRL Audio News?

ARRL Members are invited to send us an MP3 using this script: "I'm ARRL member [your name and call sign] from [your city and state or country], and you're listening to ARRL Audio News." Please follow the script exactly, and keep your recording under ten seconds long. If your recording is clearly understandable, we'll consider it for possible use during the program! 


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ARRL Audio News Repeater Network

Does your repeater air ARRL Audio News? These repeaters do!

State County Group/Club Name Repeater Day Aired Time Aired Freq 1 Freq 2
AL Lamar West Alabama Amateur Radio Club KC4UG Sunday 8:30 p.m. 145.430  
CA Los Angeles Catalina Amateur Repeater Association AA6DP Monday 7:10 p.m. 147.090 224.420
CA Santa Clara Loma Pioneer Repeater Club WR6ABD Friday 07:45 p.m. 146.640  
CA San Diego San Diego Sixshooters KG6TDP Friday 08:30 p.m. 53.580  
CA Los Angeles Tri-County Amateur Radio Association K6AGF Sunday 7:15 p.m. 145.440 449.880
CA Los Angeles Western Amateur Linking Association WA6LA Monday 7:30 p.m. 145.380 IRLP 9350
FL Wakulla SPARC - Sportsmans Paradise ARC K4WAK Friday 4:30 p.m. 145.450  
IL Champaign Twin Cities Amateur Radio Club K9CU Thursday 9:15 p.m. 146.760  
LA New Orleans Crescent City Amateur Radio Group N5OZG Sunday 8:00 p.m. 146.820  
IN Allen Fort Wayne Radio Club W9TE Wednesday 9:15 p.m. 146.940  
MI Livingston N/A W2GLD Saturday 9:00 p.m. ET 224.500 MHz  
MI Washtenaw Southern Michigan Repeater Network W8SRC Saturday 08:30 p.m. 446.150  
MO St. Charles Gateway 160 Meter Radio Newsletter WA0RCR Saturday 10:00 p.m. 1860 KHz  
NJ Burlington WA2EHL Repeater Group WA2EHL Friday 7:00 p.m. 447.675  
NM Bernallio Amateur Radio Caravan Club W5CSY Saturday 9:00 p.m. 145.330  
NY Kings Kings County Radio Club KC2RC Tuesday 9:30 p.m. 146.730  
OH Lake Lake County Amateur Radio Association N8BC Thursday 7:45 p.m. 147.210  
TN Chattanooga Walker County on Lookout Mountain W4EDP Monday 7:30 p.m. 442.650  
TX Cameron South Texas Amateur Repeater Society W5RGV Sunday 7:00 p.m.   146.700
VA Bedford ARRL Voice News K4LYL Friday, Saturday, and Monday 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. 147.105