The Middle Tennessee Amateur Radio Society is composed of Hams in Middle Tennessee who are dedicated to promoting amateur radio, providing public service communications and having fun doing so. Anyone interested in Amateur radio is welcome to join us.

MTARS Club News


News updates on MTARS Hamfest 2011 ...
Link here...
Ham Fest 2011 Flier


During the Hamfest, you may have noticed a fellow ( Bill Clingan KC0ONT)
taking photos with a very nice looking professional looking camera.

I asked he could send me a couple well he said he would share them all with
us and to see them we just need to visit the web site below.

He said we were welcome to use the photos if we wished

We could even use them on MTARS web site if our Web Master wished to.

If any one decides to download the photos please take the time to thank Bill
for sharing them with us... - Personnel site - Marshall County Alabama Repeater


It has been reported from Charlotte (KZ4V) and Tom (AF4JJ) that an ARRL DX
qsl card field checker will attend the MTARS Hamfest 2008t, from Noon until 2 PM,
to check your cards. So, DXers, bring your cards along for field checking.

Please pass this along whenever and wherever you can.

More MTARS Hamfest 2008 Information Here...



Saturday March 15th, 2008

Directly behind the 1st Methodist Church, at Lauderdale and Jackson St., in

Street address is : 208 W. Lauderdale St., Tullahoma.

Doors open at 8 AM

Main prize drawing at 2 PM

Talkin on 146.70 (minus offset).... secondary / backup on 147.195 (plus

Hourly doorprizes.

Several vendors already signed up to come.

VE testing at 9 AM. (for info, contact Bradley Brake W4BB (Email

Lots of good food on site, featuring locally cooked, Award winning BBQ,
plate lunches and sandwiches, deserts, drinks, etc.

Admission $5. Children 15 and under free

Vendor tables with limited electricity $10.
(Vendor setup, Friday, 5 to 8 PM and Saturday 6 AM.)
For table info, contact Bill Holt (Email

For more info, contact Ed Hohenthaner W7LGD, Cowan Tn. phone
#(931)967-0545 Email

Hamfest web page at..

Lafayette Tennessee tornado damage...

Here is Lafayette Tennessee tornado damage website.
It has several photo at the end of the website.


Don't forget the MTARS annual "Christmas get together,"
evening, Dec 13th, at Western Sizzlin, in Tullahoma. 6 PM

Please review the new constitution that we voted to begin the new year with.

Look over the MTARS web pages.

Happy holidays,
Jess - KR4OJ


New MTARS Constitution & Updates...

The club voted to accept the new MTARS Constitution,
starting Jan 1, 2008.

You can view the new MTARS Constitution at the following link...

Members whom do not pay their dues by March 1 of each year will be dropped from all rosters and listings.

The members page will undergo a complete makeover starting Jan 1, 2008. Information will be changed at that time due to restructuring. Please let Mike Boyea, KE4KMG, know what needs to be changed. His email ke4kmg(at)

To renew your current membership to MTARS please fill out the "Application for MTARS Membership" located at

Send U.S. Post Office mail to:
MTARS, P.O. Box 932, Tullahoma, TN 37388