About us

The Arkansas Repeater Council is a non-profit corporation comprised of repeater operators in the state of Arkansas, created for the purpose of coordinating amateur radio repeater frequencies used in The Natural State. The ARC has been a non-profit corporation registered with the Arkansas Secreatary of State since 1993 (click here for proof of incorporation status)

Coordination team

Repeater coordination and the day-to-day operations of the Council is done by a team of volunteers. The coordination team consists of:

  • Drawing of TemTem Moore, N5KWL
    Chief Cat Herder In Charge
  • Drawing of LukeLuke Williams, AE5AU
    Executive Information Sensei
  • Drawing of JoshuaJoshua Carroll, N5JLC
    Galactic Viceroy of Programming
  • Faceless outline of a personJohn Nordlund, AD5FU
    Terrestrial Electromagnetic Wave Guide


The officers drive the organization by leading the committee through various business decisions and meetings.

  • President: Don McDaniel, WA5OOY
  • Vice President: Dennis Bedene, N5XMZ
  • Secretary/Treasurer: JM Rowe, N5XFW