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The Main repeater, located in Grand Haven, MI, (Lat 43 03' 22" Lon 86 14' 14") stands at 762 feet above sea level and provides good coverage for all of Ottawa County,  the Southern 2/3 of Muskegon County, and Western Kent County as far as the Grand River basin. The Grand Rapids Link receiver, located South of Grand Rapids, provides good coverage throughout the Grand Rapids Metropolitan and outlying areas to the East and South.

Repeater Features:

ARES affiliated
Emergency power
Wx  Weather net
z Direct access to law enforcement
(*911)

 

Contact NOARC:
NOARC
P.O. Box 976
Grand Haven, MI 49417 USA

 

The colored areas on the map above provide almost continuous HT coverage, give or take hills and sand dunes.


Very good coverage extends well out into Lake Michigan. Many HAM owners of pleasure boats take advantage of the repeater. 

 

Technical System Information for the Main Repeater

Location: Grand Haven, MI

County: Ottawa

Antenna Height above ground: 60 feet

Height above average terrain: 202 feet

Antenna Gain: 9DBd

Directional: Omni

Power: 75 watts

Information taken from the Michigan Area Repeater Council
Technical Data Sheet. (Frequency Coordinating Body MARC)