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Click this link for information on the 2020 Columbus Hamfest jointly sponsored by the Columbus Amateur Radio Club and the Mid-State Amateur Radio Club. 

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.

License Testing information (click here)

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

 Map of MARC locations:


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).

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 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 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
  • Make new Friends


Club members, you can pay your Annual Dues online with your PayPal account or using any credit card listed below.



All amateur radio operators are welcome to use either W9MID repeater (146.835 or 443.525 - both w/151.4 PL). If you use one of our repeaters but are not a Club member, we invite you to make a donation to the repeater fund for the maintenance of this service. Thanks.


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 by sending their request to: webmaster@midstatehams.org


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23 February 2020