2023 Grants


Date Grantee Project Amount
November 2023 Cal Poly Corporation Direction Finding from Aerial Platforms with Amateur Radio Digital Arrays $51,945
November 2023 Amateur Radio Club at UC San Diego (KK6UC) KK6UC Club Modernization and Public Service Infrastructure Project $7,546
November 2023 Bernard K. McKenzie Center for Innovation and Technology (MCIT) McKenzie Center Amateur Radio System $15,700
November 2023 The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) ARDC Scholarship at The ARRL Foundation $1,522,500
November 2023 The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) ARRL Club Grants Program $592,322
November 2023 Ham Radio Science Citizen Investigation (HamSCI) Support of Diverse Participation in the 2024 HamSCI Workshop $35,040
November 2023 Lucas County Amateur Radio Emergency Services, Inc. LCARES Hospitals AREDN $12,395
November 2023 Yavapai Amateur Radio Club (YARC) YARC Training and Testing Program $3,500
November 2023 Ogden Dunes Amateur Radio Club (ODARC) and Porter County Amateur Radio Club (PCARC) Northwest Indiana Amateur Radio Partnership for Emergency Communication, Community Outreach, and Youth Involvement $11,694
November 2023 Ham Radio Village (K0HRV) Amateur Radio Evangelist $18,000
November 2023 Society of Women Engineers (SWE) SWE 2023 Programs $365,000
November 2023 The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) STEM kits for Teachers $36,875
November 2023 Advancing STEM for Indigenous People (AISES) ARDC Scholarship Program $72,000
November 2023 North Middle School Radio Club North Middle School HF Station $4,500
November 2023 The Manila Council Amateur Radio Club (MCS-ARC) Radio Scouting International $85,320
October 2023 Vasavi College of Engineering Establishment of Analog/Digital Networking Using Amateur Radio Between Schools and Colleges $30,000
August 2023 Antarikchya Pratisthan Nepal (Space Foundation Nepal, APN) Slippers2Sat Project: An Open-Source Amateur Satellite Project for Marginalized, Under-privileged and Low-caste Government School Students $384,000
July 2023 California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) Amateur Radio Interest Group (KN6ZYB) Establishing Infrastructure for Undergraduate Involvement in Amateur Radio $73,920
June 2023 Military Heritage Museum Amateur Radio: Past, Present, and Future $61,115
June 2023 Bellaire High School Amateur Radio Club Creating the Bellaire High School Amateur Radio Club $1,623
June 2023 Merrimack Valley Amateur Radio Association, Inc. (MVARA) Greater Merrimack Valley Digital Network $46,125
June 2023 San Angelo Amateur Radio Club (SAARC) Remove, Install and Upgrade SAARC Club’s Repeaters $30,642
June 2023 49 Repeater Group, LLC N0NWS Skywarn Emergency Repeater Network Upgrade $67,750
June 2023 Schenectady Museum Amateur Radio Association (SMARA) SMARA Club Grant $19,033
June 2023 North Middle School Radio Club North Middle School Founding Equipment $2,000
June 2023 Anchorage Amateur Radio Club (AARC) First Mile Emergency E-mail Server Prototype $10,517
June 2023 University of Cincinnati Amateur Radio Club (UCARC) UCARC Relocation and Restoration $45,203
June 2023 Milford Amateur Radio Club Repeater Site Digital Infrastructure Upgrades $15,074
June 2023 Haiti International Friendship Amateur Radio Club (HIFARC) Haiti Emergency Communication Network $42,411
June 2023 HAM Emergency Radio Operations, Inc. (HERO) Portable Integrated Gear (PIGs) $2,100
June 2023 York County Amateur Radio Society (YCARS) York County Amateur Radio Society (YCARS) $99,723
June 2023 Mid-State Amateur Radio Club (MARC, W9MID) Modernize the W9MID Emergency Operations Center (EOC) $10,750
June 2023 Jacksonville Range Association Portable Communications System $4,400
May 2023 Portland State University (PSU) Foundation Full-Duplex Wireless Antenna Design for Amateur Bands $99,562
May 2023 Case Amateur Radio Club (CARC) Engineering Undergraduate Senior Project Support by ARDC and Case Amateur Radio Club $3,000
April 2023 Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute Connecting the Cosmos: Developing Innovative GNU Radio-Based SETI Curriculum $99,393
April 2023 Hampden County Radio Association (HCRA) Showcasing Amateur Radio in the 21st Century to thousands at the Eastern States Exposition (Big E) $8,300
March 2023 Lehi Amateur Radio Club (LARC) Redwood Road Electrical Repairs $3,959
March 2023 CalNet Amateur Radio Group Digital Expansion and System Resilience $152,250
March 2023 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (RHIT) Rose Tech Radio Club Tower and Shack Upgrade $32,690
March 2023 Marin Amateur Radio Society (MARS) North Bay Area Mesh (NBAM) – Phase Two $33,000
March 2023 Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society (PCARS) Radio Frequency Mitigation $13,783
March 2023 South Eugene High School (SEHS) South Eugene High School (SEHS) Radio Club Station & Club Development Project $16,997
March 2023 Rhizomatica Improving a State-of-the-Art Free Software Telecommunication Network Stack for the HF Band $311,166
March 2023 The Amateur Radio Station of the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut (W1VCM) W1VCM Antenna Enhancement $15,300
March 2023 Washington Women in Need (WWIN) Washington Women in Need (WWIN) Star Scholar Program $75,000
February 2023 Boy Scouts of America (BSA) WB6BSA Radio Shack and Workshop for the Internet Age $29,290
February 2023 Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC) SFC Renewal Proposal for Copyleft Enforcement $339,000
February 2023 Carleton University Amateur Radio Satellite Ground Station for Teaching, Research, and University Ham Club Use $30,000
February 2023 Boston Amateur Radio Club (BARC) Boston Amateur Radio Club (BARC) & Artisans Asylum (A2) Collaboration for a Successful Urban Ham Radio Capability – “The Urban Ham Blueprint” $19,300.64
February 2023 ZUM Radio ZUM Radio: Multimode Digital Voice Modem (MMDVM) Project $125,000
February 2023 Youth on the Air 2023 – 2025 Youth on the Air (YOTA-Americas) Camp $125,000
February 2023 Cascade Amateur Radio Society Actual EMP Testing of Various Amateur Radios $7,935
February 2023 Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Handiham Program $67,738
February 2023 University of Pittsburgh Building Open-Source, Programmable Backscatter Radio for Ultra-Low Power Wireless Communication $176,642
February 2023 The Action for Community Transformation India Foundation Trust Village Level Entreprenuers (VLEs) as Certified HAM Radio Operators in India $8,320
February 2023 SkyHubLink System System Hardening and Equipment Upgrade $28,916
February 2023 Missouri Valley Amateur Radio Club Repeater Infrastructure and New Club Station $7,000
February 2023 SondeHub Balloon tracking platform $19,500
February 2023 Pierce County Amateur Radio Communication Services HF Go-Kits $4,000
February 2023 The Central Arkansas Radio Emergency Net Standby Generator on Shinall Mountain $6,995
February 2023 56 Ranchers 4-H Club Bringing Amateur Radio to 4-H Youth $5,237
February 2023 Portland State Aerospace Society of Portland State University Upgrade to the University Class Open Source Ground Station (UniClOGS) for Satellite Operators $142,678
February 2023 Delaware Valley Radio Association 5-Meter EME Facility $20,000
February 2023 FreeDV Project Enhancing HF Digital Voice with FreeDV $420,486
January 2023 Grand Valley State University Amateur Radio Council (W8GVU) W8GVU Fox Hunt $3,800
January 2023 WX5FWD SKYWARN Team WX5FWD Modernization Project $101,302
January 2023 ECE Repeater Group, Inc. System-wide DC Power Backup $9,328
January 2023 Southern Amateur Radio Union (SARU) Southern Amateur Radio Union (SARU) Digital $10,602