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Club Repeater frequency is 147.02+ PL is 103.5 Hz

Click on the Repeater Map link under the Navigation bar on the left to view the repeater coverage area.

Weekly Net is Monday Evening at 7:00PM Local Time 2400Z (UTC). Net control by WB8TQZ, or designate.

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Special Event Station at the Forty Mile Point Lighthouse coming in October

Presque Isle County Amateur Radio Club will host a special event station commemorating the Forty Mile Point Lighthouse 120 years of service. The Lighthouse Society approved the special event station operations for October 6, 2017. The call sign will be W8L.

The station will be operating from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm local time so as not to interfere with the Lighthouse Night at the Light that begins at 6:30 pm.

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2017 FIELD DAY

Presque Isle County Amateur Radio Club participated in Field Day 2017. We activated June 24 and 25 at the 40 Mile Point Lighthouse.

Click on the Field Day link on the left hand navigation bar or click here to see photos taken during Field Day.


Ever wonder what some of the strange noises are on the radio bands? This site has a collection of audio samples of various signals, like CW, PSK, RTTY, JT65 and some mystery signals.

Signal Identification Guide

Explore various Software Defined Radios (SDR) available on the web at WebSDR Some US based Web SDR are at: CONUS HF WEB RECEIVERS.

The Sedona AZ one seems to perform quite well AZ SDR. A Michigan-based WebSDR is available at MI SDR.


Located in beautiful Presque County Michigan.



Officers for 2016
Position Name Call Sign
PRESIDENT / TRUSTEE MIKE HORN WB8TQZ
VICE PRESIDENT STEVE PORTER WD8KDB
SECRETARY/TREASURER GARY WILLIAMS WB8MWR
MEMBER AT LARGE BOB BROWN W8CAG
PAST PRESIDENT JIM CARR N8HGD
PAST PRESIDENT JEROME HERON W8HIB (sk)



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