Welcome to the FM38 Repeater Group

The FM38 repeater group is a collection of UHF Amateur ("Ham") Repeater systems in the state of Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. This is a privately owned system but available for use by any Amateur Radio operators. Currently there are 8 repeaters in the network providing coverage from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton and west to Madison and The Dells.

See our FAQ section for more information along with a list of repeater frequencies and locations.

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MARA 2016 Hamfest

Author: kc9eeq - Published At: 2016-04-10 10:46 - (182 Reads)
Saturday April 16, 2016 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM

The MARA (Madison Area Repeater Association) Hamfest features vendors of new and used equipment for Amateur Radio, Electronics, Computers, computer parts and software.

Talk-in Frequency: 147.75/15 Mhz

Mandt Community Center
400 Mandt Parkway Stoughton, Wisconsin

Click here for directions.

Ticket Prices:
Hamfest general admission tickets: $5.00 per person.

The 43rd Annual - 2015 Madison Hamfest

Author: kc9eeq - Published At: 2015-04-10 01:12 - (4097 Reads)
Saturday, April 17, 2015

8:00am until 1:00pm

Talk-in Frequency: 147.75/15 Mhz

Sponsored by MARA, the Madison Area Repeater Association

The Madison Hamfest will be held at:
Mandt Community Center
400 Mandt Parkway, Stoughton, Wisconsin

The Mandt Community Center is located in the Stoughton
Junior Fair Grounds on the south side of Stoughton.

Click here for directions.

General admission $5/person

Dayton Hamvention May 16-18, 2014

Author: kc9eeq - Published At: 2014-05-11 11:00 - (13316 Reads)
Radio Ad

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The official address of Hara Arena is:
1001 Shiloh Springs Rd. Dayton, Ohio 45415

Talk-in Frequencies...

For directions and assistance in the Dayton Area during your visit to Hamvention®, contact "Talk-In" on the DARA Repeater 146.94 (-), alternate 146.64 (-). Dayton Hams also monitor 223.94 (-)and 442.1 (+). MIDCARS will again monitor and provide travel assistance on 7.258 MHz.Talk-In will start on Thursday at 0500 and will be 0500-2100 Thursday, Friday, & Saturday and 0500-1300 on Sunday.. There is one receive site on the 146.940 that does not use PL, but the one closest to the arena does use a 123.0 PL and will help you access the repeater. The 146.640 does require PL 123.0.

GPS Information

For those of you wishing to use GPS to find your way to Hamvention, the official address of Hara Arena is: 1001 Shiloh Springs Rd. Dayton, Ohio 45415

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