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We are a General Interest Amateur Radio Club located in Franklin Indiana, our repeater (on 146.835 (151.4 pl)), is located in Greenwood, Indiana at Olive Branch Road and S.R. 135, and is the Official SKYWARN Repeater for Johnson County, Indiana.

Monthly Meetings...  M.A.R.C. club meetings are held monthly on the 3rd. Saturday morning of each month at 8:00 a.m.  The meeting location is at the (NEW) Johnson County E.O.C. building, located directly BEHIND the Johnson County Law Enforcement Center, the at 1091 Hospital Rd, Franklin, IN 46131. 

License Testing Sessions start at approximately 9:15 to 9:30, after each month's meeting. 

You do not have to be a member to attend. Guests and Visitors are always welcome and invited to attend our meetings.

Weekly VHF Net...  The Mid-State Amateur Radio Club's Net meets on Sunday nights (on 146.835 (151.4 pl)), at 7:00 pm.  This is an open net and all licensed amateurs are invited and encouraged to participate.  (Club membership is not required to participate, but you must be a licensed amateur radio operator).

Membership...  Membership in the Mid-State Amateur Radio Club is open to all interested persons who want to help promote Amateur Radio.  Membership dues are $18.00 dollars per year.  Membership dues are due annually in January.  You do not have to be a licensed amateur to be a member of the M.A.R.C.  If you would like to join our club or renew your membership, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or see us at our next meeting.  For your convenience you can Click here for a printable M.A.R.C. Membership Form .  

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Ham Radio is a federally licensed and administrated radio service. You will study for and take exams to acquire your operating license. After successfully passing your exams you will be assigned a call sign. Anyone, regardless of age, gender or physical ability can get a license. Once licensed, Ham Radio Operators use their radio stations (including two-way radios, computers, antennas, satellites and other equipment) to make contacts around the world from their homes, cars, boats and planes. The following are some of the things you can do with Ham Radio:

 Make Contacts Around the World Provide Communications for Public Events
Use Small HT's for Local Communications Provide Emergency Communications
Use Your Computer for Wireless Connectivity Make Contacts Via Satellites
 Design, Construct, Modify, Radios & Antennas Contact the International Space Station
Make new Friends Bounce Signals Off The Moon for Contacts

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Repeater : WA9RDF
146.835 w/151.4 PL
Time: 1900 Local

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Founded in 1984.  MARC is an ARRL Affiliated Club.


ARRL Central Division, Indiana Section  http://www.inarrl.org/



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