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 by everyone with an 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.

ARES Meeting Monday 7PM Sept 18th @ Station720

Stan Broadway the Ohio Section ARES Emergency Coordinator (SEC) is going to be at the Union County ARES meeting This Monday, Sept 18th. He is going to present on 2 topics.

The first topic is a short presentation about the Huricane Watch Net http://hwn.org. Stan is one of several net control stations for the Huricane Watch Net. He will be talking about what is involved with being a net control station as well as talk about his recent experience on the Hurricane Watch Net for Hurricane Harvey and Irma.  

The second topic he will be presenting on is Black Swan 2017,  the upcoming Simulated Emergency Test (SET) that is most intense the weekend of October 7 and 8th. This event is going to be BIG. There are going to be several other states involved in the excercise as well as some of the military and even stations in Europe and Alaska. Please come to the ARES meeting at EMA Station 720 at 435 N. Maple Street on Sept 18th to find out more. 

There will be a good follow up to this at the next club meeting, October 3rd. Matt Curtin (the mastermind beind Black Swan 2017)  is going to present to the club about traffic handling. Matt is a member of the Central Ohio Traffic Net. Please bring your HTs and some paper/pens to this meeting. There may be some hands on activity passing traffic between everyone.

Anyone is welcome to attend the ARES meeting as well as particiapte in the upcoming SET October 7- 8.  Please let Ed, ke8anu(at)arrl.net know if you plan to participate in the SET. 

Beautiful Day for The Park!

UCARC at Alumcreek

Come join us at Alum Creek State Park at the beach for Ohio State Parks on The Air! We will be here until 6pm today (Saturday Sept 9th) 

K8JWL Repeater Tone Change

The K8JWL DMR Repeater CTCSS tone has changed from 100Hz to 136.5Hz  The repeater will transmit the new tone in analog mode so if tone squelch is used on an analog radio, the "digital noise" won't come through the analog radio. Please update your analog radio with the new tone.

 443.45MHz with a PL Tone of 136.5Hz with a +5 MHz 

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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