Union County Ohio Amateur Radio Information

Welcome to the Union County Amateur Radio Club website. This site was created for other Union County/neighbouring county hams or people who are interested in Amateur Radio.

The Union County Amateur Radio Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Union County Services Building located at 940 London Ave. Marysville, Ohio 43040  unless other wise noted.

The Union County Amateur Radio Club meets for breakfast the second Saturday of each month at 8:30am at Frich's Big Boy loacted at 15700 Delaware Ave Marysville, OH 43040  
Check into the N8IG repeater in the morning between 8:00 and 8:30 to be added to the head count for seating! The breakfast is open to anyone with an interest in amateur radio, you do not have to be a club member to attend.
Some people in this club also help maintain the repeater in Marysville that is sponsored by the Union County EMA.

The N8IG repeater frequency is 145.350 (-) MHz with a Tone of 127.3 Hz It is open for use with a Technician Class or higher Amateur Radio License, you do not have to be a member of the Union County EMA to use it. There is also a weekly net that starts at 8pm on Thursdays on the repeater. Anyone is welcome to check in and take part in the net.

General License Class

Start/End Dates: 09/06/2018 - 11/08/2018
Times: 7-9 P.M.
# of Sessions: 9
Class level: General
Morse code offered: No
Pre register required: Yes
Fee: $30 includes ARRL Manual
Pre Study required: No
Class Type: Traditional
Exam offered: No
Class Location: Union County Services Building
940 London Avenue
Marysville, OH 43040
Sponsoring Club/Organization: Union County Amateur Radio Club
Instructor: W8ILD
Contact: Dennis Lamb
Phone: (937) 594-8558
Email: dennislamb5@gmail.com

Registration will be limited to 25 people. Contact Dennis, W8ILD to register. If the class is full, you can be added to a wait list incase someone isn't able to attend it.
Register by August 24th so Dennis will have enogh time to order the styudy guides
The Registration Fee can be mailed to
Dennis Lamb
175 Tallman St
North Lewisburg, Ohio 43060

Repeats every week every Thursday 9 times except Thu Sep 13 2018.
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 7:00pm
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00pm


This ad was in a radio listening guide from  the 1930's before World War II. It is interesting to see who the officers and directors were and also what the divisions were back then. I hope you enjoy it. Click on the image to see it full size.





Ohio QSO Party

Get ready for the 2018 OhQP
It runs from Aug 25, 2018 noon-midnight Eastern Time

We will be operating at EMA station 720 from 12pm until sometime in the late afternoon/evening.
Please stop by and make a few contacts! This is a good oportunity for technician and non-licensed people intersted in the hobby to operate on the HF bands since there will be a control operator for the radio present.

The address is
435 N Maple St
Marysville, OH 43040

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 12:00pm

Jamboree on the Air @ Camp Lazarus

We are excited to particiapte in the 61st Annual Jamboree On The Air world wide scouting event. We will be set up at Camp Lazarus Boy Scout Camp Saturday October 20 opertaing a JOTA station. We hope to get a lot of scout participation since there will be a lot of scouts there for Monster Mash, a haunted night hike through the woods.

You can find out more about Jamboree On The Air and amateur radio in scouting at the following sites:


Grant, KE8JOU our newest NCS for the Thursday Night NET

Grant did a fine job running the Thursday night net on July 5th. He met Ed, KE8ANU at EMA Station 720. He already had a good topic for the net picked out and ran the net. Grant got his license April 25 of this year. He has been learning a lot about the hobby over the last 2.5 months and is very active in amateur radio.  He also brought a 2 meter antenna he made with him so we could check it out on an antenna analyzer. Click on the title or the "read more" link to view the pictures.




The show is Thursday July 12 - Sun July 15  located at Past Time Park in Plain City, Ohio.

A Special Event QSL card is available for all contacts.  

Please include a SASE. QSL to:
Union County Amateur Radio Club, W8UCO (Club)
24581 Sandusky Rd
Richwood, OH 43344

Space Station SSTV Images Received

Ed received a couple of SSTV images from the space station this morning. Click on the title to view the images. Ed hopes to receive more images during this event and will post them here. 

Below is the information about the SSTV images.
June 29- July 1, 2018 - SSTV images of satellites
SSTV will once again be active from ISS starting June 29 about 09:00 UTC. These images will commemorate the various satellites that were hand-deployed from the ISS. These will include the first satellite deployment from ISS: Suitsat-1/Radioskaf-1 which was  developed by ARISS and deployed in February 2006. The transmissions should continue until July 1 ending about 18:30 UTC.
**Update** July 26
Downlink frequency is expected to be 145.80 and the mode should be PD120.
** Update**
June 28Looks like there will be an award assiociated with this session. Details at https://ariss.pzk.org.pl/sstv/#award_rules_en

Field Day 2018

We had a good Saturday for  Field Day. The weather was good, food was great, company was awesome, and we even made some contacts!

Click the title to see some pictures of Saturday's Field Day Operation.

Club Shirt Request Form

Request club shirts.
Please send checks to:
Dennis Lamb
175 Tallman St
North Lewisburg, Ohio 43060


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