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.

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.



Alum Creek State Park - OSOPTA

We had a great time at Alum Creek State Park Operating for Ohio Styate Parks on the Air. .



T33 Island DXpedition, Banaba Island

September Meeting Presentation Cliff Hauser, KD6XH presents about the T33 Island DXpedition, Banaba Island from 2013. http://www.t33a.com/banaba.html

Microwave Update 2018

If anyone is interested in microwave communications, this looks like it would be good to attend. Technician license and above have full privileges on microwave bands.

Microwave Update 2018 will be held in Dayton Ohio on October 11-14, 2018. Microwave Update is an international ARRL sanctioned event with published Proceedings - dedicated to microwave equipment design, construction, and operation.

Free for Students with ID: Attend the seminars/forums/tours, and observe and/or participate in the Test & Measurement Lab activities, the Antenna Gain Measurements. (Note: Free participation does not include any meals or proceedings.) See the website for program details. 

The programs include a Free tour of the Voice of America on Thursday 2-5pm. See the entire program schedule at http://www.microwaveupdate.org/schedule.php

Jamboree on the Air @ Camp Lazarus

We are excited to particiapte in the 61st Annual Jamboree On The Air world wide scouting event. We will be set up at Camp Lazarus Boy Scout Camp Saturday October 20 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:


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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