Club Info and Repeaters

The objectives of the Hurst Amateur Radio Club are:

  • to promote the proper use of Amateur Radio
  • to educate the users of radio equipment
  • to aid in disaster/emergency communications
  • to promote, generate and encourage interest in Amateur Radio

Club members serve as weather watchers for the National Weather Service, partner with the City of Hurst as part of RACES (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service), assist with crime watches to aid local law enforcement agencies, and provide communications for public service events.

The club was chartered in 1966 with 16 members, has functioned continuously since and currently meets at the Hurst EOC (Emergency Operations Center), which is on the second floor of Firestation #2 at 837 West Pipeline Road Hurst, TX. Our business meeting is on the Third Monday of each month. The meeting starts promptly at 7pm. We also host an informal group meeting at the EOC Every Saturday from 9am until about Noon.

To become a member of the Hurst Amateur Radio Club, first review the W5HRC club By-laws and then signup for a HamClubOnline (HCO) account, then search for W5HRC here. You can fill out an application there which is then submitted to the club treasurer along with the yearly dues of $25 for an individual or $35 for you family. Dues are due yearly in June. They are payable in person or online through HCO Amateur radio operators licensed by the FCC within the last year are eligible to have their first year’s dues waived.

CallsignFrequencyOffsetTone In/OutNotes
W5HRC147.1000+110.9/110.9Motorola MSF-5000 at 125 watts ERP.
Echolink W5HRC-R (696388)
AllStar Node (519402)
W5HRC442.8500+110.9/110.9Motorola MSF-5000 at 50 watts ERP.
AllStar Node (519400)
Simplex146.5000NoneNoneClub designated simplex / backup frequency.
If you discover repeater problems, please let us know by emailing .

Our club mailing address:
Hurst Amateur Radio Club
7016 Park Place Drive
Richland Hills, TX 76118-6351