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


Lenoir Amateur Radio Club hosting 2023 Field Day at Gamewell Park

The Lenoir Amateur Radio Club (LARC) is hosting a Field Day next weekend, Saturday, June 24 and 25, 2023, at Gamewell Park. Field Day is part of an annual nationwide emergency communications event organized by the American Radio Relay League.

During Field Day, amateur radio operators (hams) set up radio equipment and practice their skills. LARC will use the event to show off the club's emergency communication abilities. Tens of thousands of hams across the country participate in the event.

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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.