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 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.

2018 October Meeting Minutes

Motion to accept minutes Dennis motioned, Armond 2nd

Treasurers report -

$60 check for shipping and bird watt meter

$100 for Tom paid
Portapot paid

Inventory of equipment made

Stem School – wait for date

Repeater status – Soil sample was taken for tower Paul, Arnal, and Joe working on coordination for repeaters

ARES – SET coming up in October Black Swan, Clifford is working on activities for the SET to go along with the Black Swan Event.

OSPOTA

182 contacts
4800 points ,almost doubled points from last year

JOTA – Camp Lazarus in Delaware Operating on Saturday

ARES Connect – can be used to coordinate events for non ares members as well as ARES activites and members.

Presidential Alert from cell phones tomorrow at 2:18pm
Diagrams for station 720 tower – dual band antenna needed for new location, either use current dual band antenna or buy a new one for around $200

APRS Demo – Dec or January from Scott, N8JYF

Nov 6th, next meeting at station 720 – old or new,

Shurle asked about dues – and getting help with not being able to get into the repeater.

Meeting ended after Ken's presentation at 8:47pm.

November Meeting @ EMA Station 720 N. Maple St

The November 6th club meeting will be at EMA Station 720  located at 435 N Maple Street, Marysville, OH 43040

The topic is Tech night. Bring your questions and be prepeared to help with answers Pizza will be provided at 6:30pm. The meeting starts at 7pm. 

We hope to see you there!

October 2018 Meeting DMR Workshop, Intro, Tips & Tricks, & Q&A

The meeting is October 2nd at the
Union County Services Building
940 London Ave, Marysville OH.

Pizza will be available at 6:30pm and the meeting starts at 7pm.

The topic of the meeting is DMR Workshop,   Intro,  Tips & Tricks, & Q&A. Ken, W8KWH has been learning about DMR and keeps up on new DMR radios, hotspots, and other equipment. Ken will demonstrate some of his DMR equipment he has and talk about his experiences with DMR. He will also answer questions about DMR.
Attached is a PDF file of links below that Ken provided for everyone that has an interest in DMR.

DMR
Links
Ken W8KWH
https://www.radioid.net/database/search#!
https://www.qrz.com
https://brandmeister.network
http://hose.brandmeister.network/group/
http://www.amateurradio.digital/index.php
http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/searchLicense.jsp
http://nwdigitalradio.com/products/
http://nwdigitalradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/ThumbDV-A.pdf
http://www.pa7lim.nl/bluedv/
http://www.pa7lim.nl/bluedv-windows/
http://www.pa7lim.nl/garage/
http://arrl-ohio.org/digital/digital.html
http://www.tyt888.com/?mod=download
http://www.miklor.com/DMR/
http://www.miklor.com/MD380/
https://www.pistar.uk
https://etcher.io
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcjYjtognBaSAa-ZLk3EU2Ahttps://kg5rki.c...
https://www.sharkrf.com/products/openspot2/
https://www.sharkrf.com/products/openspot-legacy/
http://www.miklor.com/DMR/DMR-Tutorial.php/
https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-015993
https://forum.pistar.uk
https://www.latlong.net/convert-address-to-lat-long.html
https://learn.adafruit.com/tytera-md-380-dmr/programming
http://arrl-ohio.org/digital/Talkgroups_0830_2018.pdf
http://arrl-ohio.org/digital/DMR_Nets_0919_2018.pdf
https://wiki.brandmeister.network/index.php/United_States_of_America

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Club Shirt Request Form

Request club shirts.
Please send checks to:
Dennis Lamb
175 Tallman St
North Lewisburg, Ohio 43060

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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