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.

Jamboree On The Air 2017

We had a great time at Camp Lazarus in Delaware, OH operating the JOTA station. We were able to get a lot of scouts talking on the air. Arlin's, KD8EVR portable DMR repeater provided the scouts the opportunity to connect with others scouts on the JOTA talk group from all over including Ireland, the UK, and other states. Arnal, N9ACC did agreat job working with the scouts on the HF radio. Bob, W8NVN from Madison County made a great looking display and helped scouts with the morse code keyers. Josh, KB8YQS and his son Joe, KE8JOE did great getting scouts talking to eachother on HTs. Joe, KE8JOE also made a lot of contacts on the DMR radio and helped with the DMR radio. He was doing great for being 10 and licensed earlier this year.  Dennis, KE8HDE did a great job talking about the hobby with the scouts and provided the Pop-Up canapoies and tables. There were an esimated 500 people at the camp durring the day and Camp Lazarus had over 900 attend the Monster Mash event that night.  Please click on the title or the readmore link to see pictures. Click on the pictures to view them full size.

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JOTA 2017

Jota Patch

We are excited to particiapte in the 60th Annual Jamboree On The Air world wide scouting event. We will be set up at Camp Lazarus Boy Scout Camp Saturday October 21 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:

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Sept 2017 Minutes

UCARC Sept 5th 2017
Minutes – Paul motioned as posted, Dennis 2nd none opposed

 

Treasurers report 1125.51 in the account

DMR repeater paid

Ohio Parks on the Air – Permit obtained – Parks on the air phone – 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10
Mobile ops low power more than on person
Mosiers – Ham, turkey, buns, water Bring your own chair event. Big Red 1500 ram cargo van.

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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