The Lenoir Amateur Radio Club (LARC) was founded in 1986 and incorporated as a 501c3 non-profit in 2008. The club meets in Lenoir, NC, and many members are active in radio services in Caldwell County and the region.

LARC is devoted to public service and promoting amateur radio. The club also regularly assists with communications during public events.

LARC Freqs

Club members can usually be found on the following frequencies:

  • 146.625 -94.8 Club Repeater (N4LNR)
  • 147.330 +141.3 Hibriten Mountain Repeater (KG4BCC)
  • 146.520 Simplex
  • 29.6 Simplex FM
  • 28.374 Simplex USB


LARC sends condolences to family, friends of John Duane Ayers

We send out condolences, thoughts, and prayers to the family and friends of John Duane Ayers, N4AVU. Duane became a Silent Key on July 31, 2022. Duane was a founding member of the Lenoir Amateur Radio Club and served in many capacities, including maintaining a local repeater, until 1995. LARC has lost another piece of its history with the passing of N4AVU. He will be missed by all the knew and loved him.

His obituary is online at


LARC and Caldwell County NC CERT members pose in front of the club's communication trailer during ARRL Field Day on June 26, 2016. CERT assisted LARC with setup and take down of the club trailer.