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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.

Nets and Meetings

Fridays 9pm ET
ARES Net Followed by A Skywarn Net on 147.315+ MHz PL 100.0 Hz

April 11, 2018, 7pm
Next Club Meeting at K8YSZ’s home
1108 Bumbletown Rd. on Bumbletown Hill.

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) at noon.

(Give a call on the 315 to see if any one is going)

Please join us.

Thank You

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

phone  line.


This cam is located at the home of Jeff W9GY and over looks the North Entry of the Portage Canal.


ARRL Affiliated Club


Michigan QSO contest

2018 Saturday, April 22, 2018. The contest period runs from 1200 EDST to 2400 EDST (16Z Saturday until 04Z Sunday UTC)

Keweenaw County will be on the air again this year!

Gary K8YSZ will host again this year. All are welcome to join in.

The KCRA will used the W8K Special Event Call Sign for the Michigan QSO contest.
Thanks to Gary K8YSZ for hosting this event. Click Here for 2015 Pictures.

Hamfest & Swaps

CCRAA , KCRA & BCRA Hamfest & Swap will be Saturday April 28, 2018. 9am to 1pm
At the Chassell VFW 42103 Wilson Memorial Drive (US 41), Chassell, MI 49916.
For more info. please contact us at jeffw9gy@pasty.net.

2018 Hamfest Poster

2019 CopperDog 150

The CopperDog 150 will be March 1-3,2019.

If you are interested in volunteering, would like to sign up for your favorite location, or you have a question or suggestion please contact Communications Director Bill LaBell at billlabell@copperdog150.com.

We will be operating special event station K9C on popular HF bands,  See QRZ.com for QSL details.

2019 Great Bear Chase

The Great Bear Chase will be Saturday, March 9, 2019.
Link:Great Bear Chase If you are interested in volunteering please contact Christopher Van Arsdale-KD8RAV at cdvanars@mtu.edu.

Field Day 2018

The CCRAA and the KCRA will host “Field Day 2018”
June 23-24 at The Historic Quincy Mine Site on Quincy Hill.

Set up will start about 6pm Friday.

Open to all interested in Amateur Radio.

Operations are being planned using call sign W8CDZ

If you would like to help out please contact us at ccraaclub@gmail.com or

Michigan Parks on the Air

Stay tuned for information on special events this summer.