Events

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:
https://goo.gl/maps/9hT7PZfubpR2


The Union County Amateur Radio Club meets for breakfast virtually every Saturday at 8:30am.The 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:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83954411765?pwd=WDlHSXViNVJRMGRVUTV3eWw1SmVFUT09

Meeting ID: 839 5441 1765
Password: 145350

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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
Echolink Node 742504 W8KWH-R  Delaware OH
Allstar node 467300 KE8ANU
Echolink node 794012 KE8ANU-R Marysville OH

The club also 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.

2021 June Meeting Minutes

June 1st 2021 meeting minutes

May Meeting Minutes approved

Treasurers report
3324.52 cash

ARES Report – Monday night nets

Trunkfest Oct ?
Table till August Meeting

In person meeting in August BYOFood
Location Station 720 NW Parkway

Paul motion to adjourn Ron 2nd none opposed 2026

August 3rd @ 7PM In Person Club Meeting

The next Club meeting will start at 7pm Tuesday August 3rd. There will be someone at Station 720 around 6:30pm. 
Please bring your own food and chair. We will likley be meeting in a garage bay. We hope to see everyone there!

The topic is Q&A/Tour of the 145.350 N8IG Repeater

Club Meeting will be held at :
Marvin C. Gilbert EMA Operations Building - EMA Station 720
20900 Northwest Parkway.
Marysville, OH 43040

Google Maps Link:
goo.gl/maps/9hT7PZfubpR2

Amateur Radio Resources @ the Marysville Public Library

If anyone needs some ideas for the shack, you don't have to wait to purchase a book to help you.
Here is a list of some of the available amateur radio related books from the Marysville Public Library. If there is something you would like to see at the library, you can make a purchase suggestion from their website 

https://marysvillelib.org/services/suggest-a-purchase/

Please click "read  more" for a list of available titles.

Calling all Club Members......Help Needed

Help is needed to put on the Ham Radio Trunkfest October 9th.

We need at least 10 club members to commit to help with the TrunkFest October 9th from 7am until around 3pm.
If you are available to help with it, please let Ken W8KWH know. His email address is w8kwh (at) yahoo dot com
 

UCARC Weekly Net Thursday

Please join us Thursday at 2000 hrs on 145.350.

8:00PM - 9:00PM
UCARC Weekly Net

Venue: -145.350 Mhz CTCSS Tone 127.3

Echolink Node 742504 W8KWH-R  Delaware OH
Allstar node 467300 KE8ANU
Echolink node 794012 KE8ANU-R Marysville OH

** Now with Zoom Video**

UCARC Net Supplemental Video Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81274246195?pwd=MjQxZG1VYVhTN3BjdEkxZzRTOHRGQT09

Meeting ID: 812 7424 6195

Passcode: 145350

Thursday Night Net NCS Schedule

Thursday 8 July 2021
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8:00PM
NCS W8KWH
Category: NCS Schedule
NCS W8KWH
UCARC Net -145.35MHz  CTCSS 127.3Hz

Thursday 15 July 2021
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8:00PM
NCS KD8TED
Category: NCS Schedule
NCS KD8TED
UCARC Net -145.35MHz  CTCSS 127.3Hz

Thursday 22 July 2021
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8:00PM
NCS KD8UFE
Category: NCS Schedule
NCS KD8UFE
UCARC Net -145.35MHz  CTCSS 127.3Hz

Field Day

Field Day weekend is June 26-27. The club is not getting together for a club field day event. We hope everyone will particiapte in Field Day.

When submitting Field Day reports/logs to the ARRL, please use "Union County Ohio Amateur Radio Club" for the club name for your points to go towards an agregated club score.

George, KE8NIY will be camping at Delaware State Park Campground for a combination Parks on the air and Field Day event. If you want to join George please coordinate the details with him at pota@ares.unioncountyohio.us

The Union County ARES group will be operating at EMA Station 720 on Saturday June 26th for Field Day. They wil start setting up around 12pm and will be operating out of the ECC radio room starting at 2pm until a to be determined time Saturday evening/night. They will not be operating for the entire 24 hour period.  If you would like to join the Union County ARES Group for Field Day on Saturday, please stop by EMA Station 720 anytime at or after 12pm. Bring your own food and beverages.

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

Google Maps Link:
https://goo.gl/maps/9hT7PZfubpR2

 

2nd Tuesday DMR Net on 313966 at 9pm

Mark, N8VJF will be net control for the DMR ARES Group net on the Marysville talk group 313966 at 9pm. The net will provide the opportunity to test out DMR equipment and also DMR repeater coverage areas. The net will meet monthly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. We look forward to hearing you on the net! 

Parks On The Air Group ( POTA )

George, KE8NIY is getting a POTA group together to activate Ohio Parks on a monthly basis for Parks on The Air https://parksontheair.com/ . Park activations may take place in an afternoon or may be a weekend camping trip. The goal is to give everyone that is interested in learning and practicing operating portable one weekend a month to do just that. A weekend camping POTA activation would provide the opportunity to test out a 2 or 3 day deployment bag/kit. Park activations would be an opportunity to try out different antennas, and over all improve portable operating skills and equipment/antenna setup. 
If you are interested in joining George, KE8NIY for Parks on the Air please send an e-mail to pota@ares.unioncountyohio.us  

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