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Hi! We wish you a hearty Yooper welcome and thanks for visiting our neck of the woods.
Located in Michigan’s northernmost county, the KCRA was originally established in 1983 to provide amateur radio service in rugged and rural Keweenaw County and nearby coastal waters. Today, the K8MDH repeater reaches from Thunder Bay, ON to the Lake Superior shore in Alger and Marquette Counties.
A Big Thank You !
To Gary Hansen, K8YSZ for his many years of service to the KCRA
and as the Keweenaw County EC.
Do to health reason Gary has move out of the area we wish him well.
Nets and Meetings
Fridays 9pm ET
ARES Net Followed by A Skywarn Net on 147.315+ MHz PL 100.0 Hz
Next Meeting Date:
July 10, 2019, 7pm
Next Club Meeting at KD8JAM’s home
59897 Apple St, Allouez. (Calumet Township if using GPS)
Meetings are open to all interested in Amateur Radio.
Meet and Greets
Most weeks a group meets on,
Tuesdays at Candy’s (Hubbell) at 9:00am,
Thursday’s at Burger King (Calumet) at 1:30pm and
Saturday’s at The Hut (Kearsarge) or The Miners Cafe (Laurium) at noon.
(Give a call on the 315 to see if anyone is going)
Please join us.
The KCRA would like to thank Keweenaw County for hosting our repeaters
at Mount Horace Greeley. (Calumet Air Force Station)
We would also like to thank Pasty.net for supplying us with power and a
This cam is located at the home of Jeff W9GY and over looks the North Entry of the Portage Canal.
The Radio Amateur’s Code
The Radio Amateur is
CONSIDERATE…He/[She] never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others.
LOYAL…He/[She] offers loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs, local clubs, the IARU Radio Society in his/[her] country, through which Amateur Radio in his/[her] country is represented nationally and internationally.
PROGRESSIVE…He/[She] keeps his/[her] station up to date. It is well-built and efficient. His/[Her] operating practice is above reproach.
FRIENDLY…He/[She] operates slowly and patiently when requested; offers friendly advice and counsel to beginners; kind assistance, cooperation and consideration for the interests of others. These are the marks of the amateur spirit.
BALANCED…Radio is a hobby, never interfering with duties owed to family, job, school or community.
PATRIOTIC…His/[Her] station and skills are always ready for service to country and community.
– adapted from the original Amateur’s Code, written by Paul M. Segal, W9EEA, in 1928