Benzie County: Amateur Radio Public Service Corps (ARPSC)

 Hello and Welcome 


disasters-collage-2  This site supports the efforts of amateur radio operators in Benzie County by providing a link and in-sight of public service, communications and disaster preparedness.

  Not a Amateur radio operator.  Find out how to earn your  license from the ARRL link above under training and join the Benzie County ARES/RACES team.  





 Remember BARF has a FACE BOOK page.  Just search in face book and ask to join or  click here .

      The  B.A.R.F. Christmas Dinner 

See all the pictures under photo tab and 2014




 Join W8BNZ ARPSC in our booth at the Beulah Winter Fest Feb 14.2015





  The New Yaesu Fusion Repeaterw8bnz

Thanks to all that have supported  and  contributed to the fund over the years.  The system is now running Digital and Analog on 147.040 pl 114.8. Turn on your Receiver PL or tone squelch so you don’t hear the digital traffic.   Read more


 fusion This photo shows all the fusion repeaters so far in the U.S.A. As of Jan 26, 2015 there are 205 listed.





The Benzie County office of  Emergency Management’s  FaceBook Page Link  click here 

 The Benzie County office of Emergency Management’s WebPage  click here



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Cherryland ARC Traverse City Feb 14    click here

Marshal                        Mar 14                 click here

Cadillac ARC              May                       click here

Dayton                           May 15-17          click here

IRA MI LINK                 XXXXX             click here  

                 Findlay                           Sep                       click here  

                                                             Adrian ARC                   Sep 20                  click here

                                                             Ft Wayne                       Nov                        click here



Ham Radio Operators please email me with your call first and last name and your email address.  I will put you into the registered user data base and confirm your email with your password.