About us

The Arkansas Repeater Council, Inc. 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.

A copy of our by-laws can be found at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nljesPaWwOPJg2ACq8huP7m-mTFHLi0laum9kuHX-mY.

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, AA5JC
    Galactic Viceroy of Programming


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


  • Bill Nicholson - W5WPN (2026)
  • Joshua Carroll - AA5JC (2026)
  • Joel Echols - N5QLC (2025)
  • Wayne Mahnker - WA5LUY (2025)
  • Jon Williams - K5DVT (2024)
  • Tem Moore - N5KWL (2024)