11-25 N8IG Repeater OFF AIR

Today, Monday November 25 the 145.35MHz N8IG repeater will to be taken off the air this afternoon while the antennas on the old tower are taken down and relocated to the new tower. We are unsure when the repeater will be back up. The photo is of the old antennas being taken off the tower at the county services building. 


The K8JWL DMR repeater is temporarily setup by Ostrander until it can be relocated at the the new EMA Station 720. 

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 Marvin C. Gilbert EMA Operations Building - EMA Station 720 located at
20900 Northwest Parkway.
Marysville, OH 43040

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  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.

Winter field day

The union county amateur radio club has decided to participate in the winter field day on January 25-26. In order for it to work we need volenteers to stay and operate. Winter field day is just like field day in the summer except in the cold . We wil be indoors at the EMA station 720 located at 20900 Northwest  Parkway Marysville, Ohio 43040. More info at https://www.winterfieldday.com/
To volunteer please call KE8JOU Grant or email daileygt@gmail.com

Club Dinner 6pm @Asian Cafe

Our Club Dinner will be at the Asian Café in Marysville at 6pm . We have the back room reserved.

Asian Cafe

601 Colemans Crossing Blvd,

Marysville, OH 43040

Google Maps link https://goo.gl/maps/UeNcDAjL3JDziqtw7

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 6:00pm

Tower update

Antennas are being installed on the new tower today and tomorrow .

The antenna in the front of the picture has to be rotated toward the face of the tower to provide the null to Clyde. 


Ed setup a rocket chat server for the club and any amateur radio operator that would like to use it. In order to use it, you have to setup an account on in. Please use your call sign for the user name. When setting your account up, you will recieve an e-mail with a link you have to click on before being able to log into the server to verify your email address. The website address for it is https://chat.ohiohams.net 

Some of the features it has are:

  • Access it with a web browser
  • Send pictures in the chat window
  • Send short videos in the chat window
  • Direct messaging
  • There are an iphone app, an android app, and a desktop app available for rocket chat, use the server address https://chat.ohiohams.net in the app to connect to the chat server. 
  • When using a mobile phone, you can take a picture or video and include it in the chat window.

Net Control Preamble

Union County Amateur Radio Club Weekly Net

  • “This is (you call sign) opening this week’s Union County Amateur Radio Club Net.”
  • “Is there any Priority, Emergency, or Time Sensitive traffic for the Net at this time? Please call Net Control now.” (YOUR CALL SIGN)

If there is traffic, allow the station to announce the traffic and see if another station is available that can
take the traffic. After the traffic is passed or if no station is available to take the traffic, resume the net.


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