Come see us on the Drill Field


Come join us for some radio fun on the Drill Field on Monday, March 22nd, 2021 between 2:30 and 4:30pm! We’re guaranteed to have some interesting-looking antennas and a radio going, so come check it out.

March 22, 2021 - W2TM

Spring 2021 meeting schedule


Welcome back to another semester! The W5YD Amateur Radio Club is planning on holding official meetings monthly during the spring semester. (Unofficial meetings happen more frequently, as members know!) We will be meeting on Friday at 4:30pm on the following dates: Jan 22, Feb 26, Mar 19, and Apr 16. Mark your calendars! Reach out to the club for more details. Hope to see you there. Guests welcome.

January 18, 2021 - W2TM

Drill Field Centennial Celebration MOVED to Sep 30th 2-4pm


The W5YD Mississippi State University Amateur Radio Club will host an outdoor event on the Drill Field on Wednesday, September 23rd 30th from 2 to 4 pm. Stop by to say hello and celebrate the 100 years of Federal Licensure of the club. We’ll have some radios set up and we’ll try to make some radio contacts during the event. Hope to see you there!

September 9, 2020 - W2TM

Testing Session – Oct 10th, 1pm


Interested in getting your ham radio license? The W5YD Mississippi State University Amateur Radio Club will host a testing session at which you can pass the tests required to obtain your ham radio license from the FCC (Federal Communications Commission).

Location : Room 150 of Hilbun Hall, Mississippi State University Campus.

Time : 1 pm on Saturday, October 10th, 2020

What to bring: $15 testing fee and photo ID.

How to get ready: Try checking out Gordon West’s Technician Class license preparation.

Walk-ins are welcome, but if you can, just give us a heads up to let us know you are thinking about coming, because it makes planning easier! Thanks! msu.w5yd@gmail.com

August 27, 2020 - W2TM

Sep 12th – VHF contest


Mark your calendars for the afternoon / evening of Saturday, Sep 12th, 2020. Join us at the clubhouse for the ARRL September VHF contest.

Because this is on the VHF bands, this is a perfect opportunity for those with their Technician class license to get on the air!

Please reach out and let us know if you’d like to join in the fun! Just curious and want to see what it’s all about? You’re welcome to stop by. Be in touch: msu.w5yd@gmail.com

- W2TM