VHF Repeater on 146.97 (100.0 hz tone) - UHF repeater on 444.80
Node#: 394682 - Link: KE8IL-R

MRA Site PhotosThe Marquette Repeater Association is a nonsocial club that operates and maintains two repeaters that are located in the city of Marquette, Michigan.  Marquette is located in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula on the southern shore of Lake Superior in Marquette County, the largest county east of the Mississippi River.
We have two repeaters: 146.97 (VHF) and 444.80 (UHF).  We have Echolink on the 146.97 repeater with the node number 394682, and the link is KE8IL-R.  Echolink is open for anyone to use.  Additional Echolink information can be viewed here.  The Echolink is open to the World.  Feel free to use it.
Both repeaters are located near the ski hill on the south side of the city on a tower owned by the Gospel Opportunities Network (WHWL - 95.7).  The repeaters are open repeaters and are very active as we welcome anyone to make use of them when in the area.  The repeaters are used during emergencies and severe weather.  We also operate in conjunction with another club in Marquette County, which is the Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association.
The Marquette Repeater Association, along with the Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association, provide communications to events throughout the year.  Two popular events include the U.P. 200 Sled Dog Race, which is a 3 day 200-mile race through the central part of the Upper Peninsula.  It's held annually in February.  Also, there is the Noquemanon Ski Marathon held in January; a 51K - 25K cross-country ski race.  In August, the clubs provide communications for the Ore To Shore Mountain Bike Epic, which uses the same course as the ski race.

MRA Live Audio Stream...

Listen to the Marquette - Alger County Ham Radio Repeater System... Streaming Repeater Audio from KE8IL and Broadcastify.

Please read...  To support Microsoft and Apple operating systems, we now use the Broadcastify link to receive Live Streaming Audio.  Click on the large button below. Use the start/stop audio controls on the Broadcastify website, but remember there is a limited amount of traffic on the site, and there may be long periods of inactivity.
Make sure the timer in their audio control box is running.  If it isn't counting minutes and seconds, you need to click the start icon...just like on a CD player.  Happy listening.

Current officers for the Marquette Repeater Association:
Andy Larsen, KB8PPE - President
Al Augustyn, W8FYZ - Secretary
Mike Hoffman, KE8IL - Treasurer/Trustee
Coral Howe, KC8DTE - Technician
Al Augustyn, W8FYZ - Technician

There are just 2 business meetings held each year; in the spring and fall.  Check the newsletter for details.  Meetings are open and everyone is welcome to attend...member or not.  Membership dues are $20.00 per year for an individual or $25.00 for a family membership. They're due January 1st.
Minutes of the Spring 2021 meeting.
Minutes of the Fall 2020 meeting.

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