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 WELCOME TO THE M.A.R.C.

MID-STATE AMATEUR RADIO CLUB.

W9MID


The annual dues have been increased to $25. Use the Donate PayPal button below to pay your 2022 dues.  You will need to type in the amount of $25.00. The buttton reads "Donate" and we are working on a new API to replace the wording of the button. 

Ron, K9THR
Webmaster


MARC Monthly Meetings

Meetings are at 8 am on the 3rd Saturday

(Except for the September picnic at noon.)

 

Club meetings and VE Testing will be held at New Hope Church through May 2022. Any special rules or restrictions for these meetings and for testing will be posted here the week of each meeting. 

This Saturday, November 20, at 8 am we will be holding our monthly MARC meeting at New Hope Church, 5307 W Fairview Rd Greenwood IN 46142 - on Fairview just west of Morgantown road.  We will meet in the Activity Center, which is the room we have used in the past on the lower level.  The guest speaker this month will be Dennis Ciurej, N9IKL, who will talk about Kiwi-SDR.
We will NO LONGER be transmitting audio on the 2M repeater so please plan to attend in person.  
See you Saturday.
73,
Tim
WC9G

We offer VE Testing after every meeting except in September.

 License Testing information (click here)

VE Testing place may vary each month as a result of  the pandemic. See above for current info.

For VEtesting questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For any web-related questions - contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



MARC is 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. Our repeater is the Official SKYWARN Repeater for Johnson County, Indiana.  

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).

MARC 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 administered service.  Anyone, regardless of age, can get a license. After successfully passing an exam, you will be given a call sign. Once licensed, ham radio operators use their radio stations to make contacts around the world.

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 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/Make new Friends
  • Provide Communications for Local Events & for Emergencies
  • Use Your Computer for Digital Communications
  • Make Contacts Via Satellites
  • Design, Construct, Modify, Radios & Antennas
  • Contact the International Space Station
  • Make Contacts via Moon-Bounce Signals

 

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 Pay Annual Dues ($25.00)

At the November 2021 meeting, the Club voted to increase the annual dues to $25.00. The dues have not been raised for at least twenty years, and the current dues do not cover the increases in several annual expenses that the Club pays. After you input the amount and go to the next page, click on the "Comments" link and add your call sign and that you are paying your 2022 dues. 


 

Sunday Night Net:
Time: 7 pm  Local.
Repeater : W9MID
146.835 w/151.4 PL
(Backup Repeater
443.525 w/151.4 PL)
  

Member Login

Paid Members can request a username and password or changes to their login information by sending their request to: webmaster@midstatehams.org

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