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We are a General Interest Amateur Radio Club located in Franklin Indiana, our repeaters are on 146.835 MHz with a 151.4 PL, and 443.525 MHz also with a 151.4 PL tone, and are located in Greenwood, Indiana, at Olive Branch Road and S.R. 135,

We are the Official SKYWARN Repeater for Johnson County, Indiana.

Monthly Meetings...  We meet at 8 am on the 3rd. Saturday of each month. You do not have to be a member to attend, all meetings are open to the public and visiting hams.

Club meetings are held at the Johnson County REMC Office located at 750 International Dr, Franklin, IN 46131.

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Any questions contact our Public Information Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Weekly VHF Net...  The Mid-State Amateur Radio Club's Net meets on Sunday nights at 7:00 pm.  This is an open net and all licensed amateurs are invited and encouraged to participate.  (See above for frequency info).

Membership...  Membership in the MidState Amateur Radio Club is open to anyone with an interest in Amateur Radio.  Membership dues are $18.00 dollars per year and are due annually in January.  You do not have to be a licensed amateur to be a member of 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 .  

 The Amateur Radio Service (Ham Radio) is a federally licensed and administrated radio service.  Anyone, regardless of age, gender or physical ability can get a license. After successfully passing your exam you will be given a call sign. Once licensed, Ham Radio Operators use their radio stations (including computers, antennas, satellites and other equipment) to make contacts around the world from our  homes, cars, boats and planes. Ham radio is one of the most exciting, friendly, useful, educational and high-tech hobbies around.  Hams include a diverse group of people around the world -- engineers, scientists, doctors, astronauts, students, teachers, boaters, pilots, retirees and famous celebrities. You never know who you're going to talk to "on-the-air" next. We have resources here on this website to help you study for and take the required exam. The following are some of the amazing things you can do with Ham Radio:    Take a look - the adventure awaits!!

 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

Upcoming Club Events

17 Mar 2018
Central Indiana Severe Weather Symposium Information #CISWS18
17 Mar 2018
08:00AM -
MARC Meeting
18 Mar 2018
Indiana Severe Weather Awarenes Week
18 Mar 2018
07:00PM - 08:00PM
19 Mar 2018
06:30PM - 08:30PM
Skywarn spotter training - Bartholomew Co

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Sunday Night Net:
Time: 7 pm  Local.
Repeater : WA9RDF
146.835 w/151.4 PL
(Backup Repeater
443.525 w/151.4 PL)

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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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17 March 2018