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Welcome to the home page of A.C.A.R.T.S., the
llen County Amateur Radio Technical Society


Nov. 19-20

Few changes from 2021



ACARTS Monthly Meeting

Next meeting

July 16--7:00pm

The program will be the second reading of the proposed Constitution, By-laws, and Policies along with a mini-hamfest with some club equipment for sale.

The following items are in excess to the needs of ACARTS. These items will be available for inspection and purchase at the July 16th ACARTS General Meeting at 7 PM at the NE Chapter Red Cross 1212 E. California Rd. Fort Wayne, IN.

If you are not able to make the meeting, other arrangements can be made. All proceeds go to support ACARTS equipment improvements. Contact President Dan Dahms N9WNH 260-503-4163 or Station Manager Jim Sampiere KD9NPL 260-999-8132

(3) Used Astron RS-7A Linear Power Supplies: Adjustable 11-15 Volts DC, 7A Intermittent, 5A Continuous Tested with analyzer and software, printed report. 90-$140 new. $30-$60 used. Our price used $? each.

(1)Used Astron SL-11A Linear Regulated Power Supply: Adjustable 11-15 Volts DC, 11A Intermittent, 7A Continuous. Tested with analyzer and soft- ware, printed report. $105-$170 new. Used $40-$90. Our price used $? Works fine.

(1) Used Kenwood PS-53 Power Supply 13.8 Volts DC, 22.5A (25%) 20.5 A (Continuous for 1 hour)16A(50%) Tested with analyzer and software, printed report. May need repair in future! Used $120-$175 Our price used $?


All are welcome to attend any ACARTS General Meeting.


Next meeting--August 20

Meetings for 2024 will be held at the American Red Cross office
1212 E California Road

July Ham News Available

For older newsletters, click "Newsletter" tab on left















As an active ham club, we are deeply involved in many aspects of amateur radio:

-  Active in SKYWARN, helping to spot tornados and severe weather.

Visit the Allen County SKYWARN Page.
Additional Allen County
Skywarn info from the net manager.

Providing communications for emergency situations & charity events

  • -  Maintaining digipeaters for digital packet and APRS modes
  • -  Providing the ham community with 3 VHF/UHF voice repeaters
    -  Promoting the art of communicating, both locally and worldwide
    -  Actively supporting the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (A.R.E.S.)
    here for more info on A.R.E.S.



Please select one of the topics on the left of the page to learn more about that aspect of our organization.


If you have any questions or comments about this web site, please direct them to Howard Pletcher, N9ADS, at n9ads(at)

Special thanks to N0WNT and KG0ZZ for some of the clip art used on this site.