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SEMARC License and Station Information

NCS Schedule for 2019 Activity Nets

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SEMARC is a licensed club station with callsign WCGM.  The trustee is Dick Roberts, NUC.  The club maintains antennas and cabling in Cottage Grove, MN at the Central Fire Station so members can setup operations during an emergency situation.  Here we have the ability to quickly put into operation a VHF and UHF FM transceiver using Fusion digital and FLDigi. 

The club sponsors two repeaters on the 2 Meter band.  The first is 146.985 with standard (-) offset and no access tone.  The 985 is a dual site system with the transmitter located in Hastings, MN and the receiver located in Cottage Grove, MN.   The second is a duplexed site using a Fusion repeater on 147.180 with standard (+) offset and  access tone of 74.4 Hz for FM and DCS 023 for digital.

The club has weekly nets on the VHF and HF bands to promote interest in our club.  The following lists time and locations;

    At 7PM local time we meet on Wednesdays on 28.110mhz CW for a round table led by KA0GX to promote CW in our club.

    At 8PM local time we meet on our 146.985 repeater for an ARES Net starting with a check-in of local ARES members and any ARES announcements.  We move directly to the Club's Activity Net to check-in members and friends, announcements and a round of friendly discussion.  After the activity net and if announced during the net we hold an FLDigi digital practice net.  During FLDigi nets we practice our skills using the digital modes for general amateur use or during any emergency preparedness response.  Listen during the ARES net for time and frequency all are welcome to check in.                             

On the third Wednesday of each month our Washington County ARES team hold their training net at 7PM on the 146.985 all members are encouraged to check in and attend the provided training.


SEMARC Website Edited by Dick Roberts, NUC