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MID-STATE AMATEUR RADIO CLUB.
16 May MARC Meeting
We attempted to meet on the 146.835 repeater, but reception was hit-and-miss. Consequently, Bob Jones, KC9NJM, did not present his annual update on severe weather observing, reporting, and weather nets, but suggested that everyone take a look at the information he provided. This is available in the May Spark Gap and on this website via the link below or for Club members in the minutes folder.
We are a General Interest Amateur Radio Club located in Franklin Indiana, our repeaters are on 146.835 MHz with a 151.4 PL, and 443.525 MHz also with a 151.4 PL tone, and are located in Greenwood, Indiana, at Olive Branch Road and S.R. 135. Our repeater is the Official SKYWARN Repeater for Johnson County, Indiana. Club meetings are held at the Johnson County REMC Office located at 750 International Dr, Franklin, IN 46131.
Monthly Meetings... We meet at 8 am on the 3rd. Saturday of each month. You do not have to be a member to attend, all meetings are open to the public and visiting hams. We offer VE Testing after every meeting except in September.Club meetings are held at the Johnson County REMC Office located at 750 International Dr, Franklin, IN 46131.
Map of MARC locations:
Weekly VHF Net... The Mid-State Amateur Radio Club's Net meets on Sunday nights at 7:00 pm. This is an open net and all licensed amateurs are invited and encouraged to participate. (See above for frequency info).
The Amateur Radio Service (Ham Radio) is a federally licensed and administered service. Anyone, regardless of age, can get a license. After successfully passing an exam, you will be given a call sign. Once licensed, ham radio operators use their radio stations to make contacts around the world.
Ham radio is one of the most exciting, friendly, useful, educational and high-tech hobbies around. Hams include a diverse group of people around the world -- engineers, scientists, doctors, astronauts, students, teachers, boaters, pilots, retirees and famous celebrities. You never know who you're going to talk to on-the-air next.
We have resources on this website to help you study for and take the required exam. The following are some of the amazing things you can do with Ham Radio: Take a look - the adventure awaits!!
- Make Contacts Around the World/Make new Friends
- Provide Communications for Local Events & for Emergencies
- Use Your Computer for Digital Communications
- Make Contacts Via Satellites
- Design, Construct, Modify, Radios & Antennas
- Contact the International Space Station
- Make Contacts via Moon-Bounce Signals
Club members, you can pay your Annual Dues online with your PayPal account or using any credit card listed below.
All amateur radio operators are welcome to use either W9MID repeater (146.835 or 443.525 - both w/151.4 PL). If you use one of our repeaters but are not a Club member, we invite you to make a donation to the repeater fund for the maintenance of this service. Thanks.