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Ontonagon County Amateur Radio Association

"K8ONT"



Ontonagon County Amateur Radio Association is located in Ontonagon County in Western Upper Michigan. Ontonagon County is home to the Porcupine Mountains. Our north boundary is the south shore of Lake Superior and to the south it is only a few short miles to the Badger state of Wisconsin. The clubs intent and purpose is no different than all the other fine dedicated amateur radio clubs around the world with the goals of enhancing amateur radio through community involvement, education, safety and working directly with ARES groups as well as with the NWS concerning skywarn programs, etc. and at the same time offer recreation and partnership for all amateurs in our area as well as world wide as well as promoting amateur radio to the best of our ability.

73' K8ONT, Ontonagon County Amateur Radio Association Trustee: KC8OCK Ontonagon County Michigan


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Ontonagon County Amateur Radio Association ( O.C.A.R.A.)
List of officers:

President:                 Al Trainer         KC8OCK   (kc8ock@up.net)
Vice President:            John Parker        WB8RVK   (wb8rvk@netscape.net)
Secretary:                 Bill Brookins      KC8MVW   (kc8mvw@arrl.net)
Treasurer:                 Mike Badgero       KC8RFJ   (lilmule@jamadots.com)
Trustee, K8ONT             Jim Richardson     KC8OLT   (kc8olt@arrl.net)

Club house location:  145 Hokkanen Road, Ontonagon, Michigan
Operating systems:  70cm, 2mtr, HF, VHF packet radio/phone, other data modes in near future.
Antenna systems: 10, 15, 20 meter three element yagi antenna, 10 meter vertical for fm operations (29mhz),
12, 17, 30, 40/80 inverted V antennas, 2meter/70cm dual band vertical. SKYWARN/ARES active Further information may be obtained by any of the above officers:
O.C.A.R.A. Pages
Membership Application
Club Pictures
Field Day 2001
Field Day 2002

U.P. Amateur Radio Links
Upper Peninsula Repeaters
Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association of Marquette County
Copper Country, CCRAA
Marquette Area Repeater Association
Alger Amateur Radio Association
Keweenaw County Repeater Association
M&M Amateur Radio Club
Mich-A-Con Amateur Radio Club

Other Links
The ARRL
QRP ARCI
DX Summit
The Ham, the Elements, and the Sled Dog Races


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This is the official website for O.C.A.R.A. That's it for now, as we're just getting started. Tnx es 73. Last update February 7, 2008.