Welcome to the Michiana Amateur Radio Club, W9AB
MARC serves the Michiana area near South Bend, Mishawaka, and Granger in Northern Indiana and Niles and Edwardsburg in Southern Michigan. Club meetings and events are open to all comers, regardless of membership status.
- The next social meeting will be at 7 PM on May 27, 2016 at the WNIT building in downtown South Bend. The meeting topic will be single-board computers and microcontrollers in Ham Radio, presented by Ethan Blanton, KB8OJH. Bob Irish, W9RCI, will additionally present some information about ARRL Field Day.
- The next board meeting will be June 1, 2016 at the Francis Branch of the St. Joseph County Public Library at 6:30 PM.
- The club will be participating in ARRL Field Day on June 25 and 26. Our Field Day location this year will be the FOP Lodge at 25327 State Road 23, Southwest of South Bend. Contact Keith Scweizer, KD9ATF, for more information or to help out.
2016-03-02 Member participation wanted. The club has several committees tasked with organizing our major club events for 2016, including Field Day, the club picnic, and our holiday party in December. Contact a board member if you would like to help out in planning or executing a club activity.
2016-02-01 2016 is under way! January 29 marked the first social meeting of 2016, and Barry Keating (WD4MSM) gave us a great presentation on his Summits on the Air activations in Rocky Mountain National Park and the town of Estes Park, CO with a follow-up about marine radio technology and its relation to amateur radio. Remember that club dues are due by January 31, so the renewal date is already past us! Please renew ASAP for 2016!
The W9AB repeater operates on 147.225 MHz (+). A 131.8 Hz PL is required.
Membership is open to all amateurs and radio enthusiasts. Download a membership form here and mail it in or bring it to the next meeting to join!