K9IU Amateur Radio Club

Welcome to the Amateur Radio Club at Indiana University- K9IU, Bloomington, Indiana

K9IU's mission is to support the Amateur Radio Community through mentoring, fellowship, and activites.
K9IU is a part of the local Amateur Radio communitiy with a focus on the campus of Indiana University; but all Radio Amateurs, and prospective Radio Amateurs are welcome to join!


This is the new K9IU website and is under active development. Check back often for updates.


Upcoming K9IU Event: The ARRL International DX Phone Contest.

The ARRL Internationa Phone Contest is a 48-hour event to attempt to make as many non-US voice contacts as possible. The Contest runs from Friday, March 1st, 7:00pm, through Sunday, March 3rd, 7:00pm (local times). Members of K9IU will be participating in this contest and the Shack will have open-visitation hours from 10:00am to 6:00pm on Saturday, March 2nd! Stop on by and check the contest out, ask any Amateur Radio related questions, or even get on the air! The K9IU Shack is located in the Indiana Memorial Union, RM677; literally right across from the elevator on the 6th floor of the Student Activities Tower.

Other Upcoming Events:

  • SKYWARN & Weather Spotter Training - Friday, March 1st, 6:00pm; 401 N. Morton St. Located in the City Council Chambers (rm 105) in City Hall (aka the Showers Building). Hosted by the Bloomington Amateur Radio Club as a part of their regular monthly meeting. Everyone is invited to attend!
  • Indiana Science Olympiad Support - March 16th. Members from the Amateur Radio Community, including K9IU, will be assisting Science Olympiad workers and volunteers with communication needs. More Information: INSO Call Out.
  • SIARA Meeting - The Southern Indaina Amateur Radio Association will hold their monthly meting on Friday, March 15th, at 6:00pm in the Innovation Cetner, RM105. More information: 73SIARA.org.
  • K9IU Monthly Meeting - The regular monthly meeting of K9IU will be held on Sunday, March 31st, at 7:00pm. The location will be announced closer to the meeting time (as we keep out-growing our room!)

  • The flagship repeater of the K9IU is the mighty 147.180 MHz with a (+) offset. This repeater supports both Analog-FM and Yaesu System Fusion (C4FM) and is open to all hams. For Analog you will need to use a PL-Tone of 136.5Hz. For SystemFusion no addtional settings are required.
    The Repeater is also home to the K9IU Weekly Monday Night Net, which meets every Monday night at 19:00 ET.

    Our club meetings are at 19:00 ET on the last Sunday of each month, and are held in the K9IU shack at the Indiana Memorial Union. The shack is found on the 6th floor of the Student Activities Tower, just outside the elevator.

    For more information, of if you have any questions, please contact us at k9iu@iu.edu


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