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The West Stark Information Net convenes
every Friday evening on the club's 147.18 repeater beginning at 8:00 PM.
There is no net on club meeting night.
This is a general
information net and accepts all check-ins from the
community. Current Net Manager is Wade
Huthmacher, WD8MIU Contact him at email@example.com.
Net Managers are currently
looking for stations to assist with net control duties. All
training will be provided.
Control Operators for the month are as follows:
The Massillon MRN Net
convenes every Sunday, evening on
3600 Khz (+or- QRN) at 8:00 PM.
This net is designed to
provide code practice to all participants regardless of
None Currently Posted.
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It shall be our purpose to further amateur
radio by serving the public; to promote technical knowledge,
fraternalism, and individual operating proficiency;
and to advance the general interest and welfare of amateur
radio in the community.
Radio has consistently been the most reliable means
of communications when other systems have failed.
Hams work closely with disaster relief agency
officials from FEMA, the American Red Cross, the
Salvation Army, and other response organizations to
offer wireless communications aid. From wildfires
and earthquakes to marathons and road races, when
getting the message through is critical, ham
The Amateur Radio Public
Service Handbook is for
all hams that volunteer their time and skill to
serve their communities. It provides knowledge
needed for communicating quickly and effectively
during disasters, emergencies, and community events,
as well as an opportunity to learn more about the
Amateur Radio Service and its unique role in
supporting the public.
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Our club repeater is always available for all
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is the MARC ?
Since 1927, the Massillon Amateur Radio Club has been a diverse
radio hobbyist club that is currently over 80 members strong.
Active within our community as well as an ARRL Special Service
Club, we are actively involved in many facets of Amateur Radio,
including Public Service, Membership,
Field Day, Repeaters, Amateur Television (ATV),
Skywarn plus many other interests. Learn
This is Amateur Radio !
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Do I have to give my call sign at the beginning of a
You only have to ID at the end of the QSO and at
least once every 10 minutes during it's course as
per Article 97.119(a). There is no requirement to
transmit your call at the beginning of a contact but
it is customary when calling another station to give
your call as part of the exchange so the other
station knows who is calling him !
How often do I have to give the call sign of the
station I'm talking to ?
You are not legally required to mention the other
amateur's call at all per Article 97.119(a). The
only exception is when handling traffic with foreign
stations - you must then give the other station's
call sign at the end of an exchange of third party
traffic per Article 97.115(c).