Benzie County: Amateur Radio Public Service Corps (ARPSC)

 H e l l o   and   W e l c o m e   

 

 

This site supports the efforts of amateur

Radio   ARES/RACES  operators in Benzie

County by  providing a link and in-sight of

 public service, communications

and disaster preparedness.

 

 

 

 


 

 

These links will download the checklist form to your system.

 

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W8BNZ repeater on Crystal Mountain has been

upgraded.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to Rob, W8REJ for lending a hand to winterize and install the new updated DR2X repeater.

 

 

 


 

 

Big Thanks to those that participated in the Fall State Wide S.E.T.  Not pictured was Dennis KD8ZTM net control from home, WZ8N, Rick and the picture taker Frank, KE8CFN.

 

EOC Comm Room KC8PCQ, KG8CW

EOC Comm Room KE8CFM, W8TVC, KG8CW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Success was sweet this year.  Little rain and cool temperatures were in store for those that came out to BARF FD 17.  See the full list (as received) of Photos under pictures or Click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Benzie Rotary Sunrise Bike Ride

Was held June 3, 2017 and the weather was perfect.  Big Thanks to Bill AA4R for his expert dedication as Chairman for B.A.R.F., for this event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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147.040 on the Mountain with C4FM

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     Read more about Yaesu fusion C4FM. 

     


 

Alternate Power

 

 

 Check out the Alternate Power Page click here.  We will expand this page with donations from those with knowledge of the subjects.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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  Not a Amateur radio operator or you have your amateur license but not your ARES/RACES certifications.  Find out how to earn your  license and certifications from the ARRL link above under training and join the Benzie County ARES/RACES team.  Get Started here.

 

 

 


 

 

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

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

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 0 1 7 – 18  A r e a   H a m f e s t s

 

 

W8QQQ Area Hamfests   click here  

 Feb                  Cherryland Hamfest 

May 6             Cadillac  ARC 

May 19-21     Xenia Hamvention

Sep 9                Finlay Hamfest

Sep 17              Adrian ARC           

Nov 18-19        Fort Wayne

 

 

 

 


 

Thanks for all you Do.

 

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