FCC OKs Ham-Military QSOs for Pearl Harbor Day

The FCC has approved an ARRL request to permit contacts to be made between amateur stations and military stations in commemoration of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on December 6 and 7. 

Pursuant to a waiver issued on December 1, participating amateur stations may monitor military stations on 14,375, 18,170 and 21,460 kHz, adjacent to the 20, 17, and 15-meter amateur bands, and respond on amateur frequencies. Transmissions may only be made in response to requests from event organizers and are limited to the period of 9:00 AM EST (1400 UTC) December 6 to 8:59 PM EST December 7 (0159 UTC December 8), 2022.

7PM Dec 6 Club Meeting-MakingTape Measure Beam Antennas -Club Election Night

The club meeting is at 7pm Tuesday Dec 6th 
This will be club election night. We will be electing the club president for the 2023 term.
If you would like to be or nominate the next club president or hold any of the other positions like vice president, secretary, or treasurer please let everyone know at the meeting on Dec 6th. 

The activity for the meeting will be working on tape measure beam antennas to use for fox hunting.
Information to make the beam antenna is here  
Please bring your materials needed to make the antenna.

Ed will bring a PVC pipe cutter, tin snips, and what is left of a tape measure to make the antenna elements to the meeting.
Chris will also be bringing a what is left of his tape measure to share.
There will also be an antenna analyzer available to use to test or tune your antenna.  

The meeting location will be at :

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

Google Maps Link:

2022 Ohio State Parks On The Air Results

Ohio State Parks On The Air has posted the results for 2022. We had two station call signs representing the club, W8UCO and KD8UFE. We activated Alum Creek State Park with the club call sign W8UCO. Our final official score was 2738 points. We ranked in 15th place out of 27 stations for our operating class, multi op, multi radio in a park. Frank activated Buck Creek State Park. Franks final official score was725 points. He ranked 20th out of 29 stations in his class, single op, low power in a park. 
Here is a link to the official results


Fox Hunting Techniques Meeting 11/1/2022 (Click to see pictures)

What a fun meeting!  

Thanks to Philip Stanley W8NZB for making the long drive to his hometown to give the presentation!  We went over the guidelines and structure of a basic fox hunt, and had some hands on time with attenuators and home made yagi antennas.





Ohio State Parks On The Air

We are at Alum Creek State Park for OSPOTA. Click on the title to see pictures. 

Field Day 6-25-2022 Pictures

Click on the title to view pictures from Field Day taken on Saturday..

Welcome to the Union County Amateur Radio Club

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 at 7pm on the first Tuesday of each month.
Meetings are held at:

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

Google Maps Link:

Union County Amateur Radio Club Breakfast will be at 8:30am on the second Saturday of the month. Breakfast is open to anyone with an interest in amateur radio, you do not have to be a club member to attend.

We will be meeting at

Wendy's in Marysville (in front of Lowes) .

15701 Us Highway 36,

Marysville, OH 43040

The Union County Amateur Radio Club meets for breakfast virtually the other Saturdays at 8:30am.The zoom breakfast is open to anyone with an interest in amateur radio, you do not have to be a club member to attend.

The Zoom Breakfast information is below:

Meeting ID: 839 5441 1765
Password: 145350

One tap mobile (Conference Call using phone)
+13126266799,,83954411765#,,1#,145350# US (Chicago)
+19292056099,,83954411765#,,1#,145350# US (New York)

Dial by your location
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

The Club also helps 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 or the club to use it. Please join us for our weekly net that starts at 8pm on Thursdays on the repeater. Everyone is welcome to check in and take part in the net.
Not in range of the repeater? EchoLink or AllstarLink can be used to listen to and talk on the repeater
Allstar node 467300 KE8ANU
Echolink node 794012 KE8ANU-R Marysville OH

The club has a 70cm DMR  Repeater is a 70cm DMR repeater on the Brandmeister network. It is currently set to mixed mode so it will work with both analog and DMR radios. It operates on 443.45MHz with a PL Tone of 136.5Hz with a +5 MHz offset.

Discord ( ) offers voice/video and text channels that can be used for communication. It can be used with a web browser or the computer/mobile discord app. There are several ham radio related discord servers that are used with youtube channels and a lot of online gamers use disccord for voice and video chatiing while playing games.
We have a discord server setup that can be used by the Radio Club and ARES group. (or anyone else that is interested in amateur radio) . It is free to join and will always be available for use.

The link to join the club's discord server is

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