Welcome to the Johnson County Radio Amateurs Club (JCRAC). One of the most active clubs in the Kansas City metro area, the club holds meetings every other week where we share radio experiences, educate and enjoy the fellowship of other HAMs in our community.
The club meetings are held at the Overland Park Christian Church located at 75th and Consor in Overland Park, KS. Meetings are held on the 2nd. and 4th. Fridays (Jan.-Oct.). In November and December only one meeting is held. Meetings start at 7:30 PM and generally a post-meeting is held at a local eatery (current location is the Pizza Shoppe at 8915 Santa Fe Dr, Shawnee Mission, KS) .
JCRAC operates two repeaters. Our 2 meter repeater is one of the most active in the Kansas City area and is located near the Jo. Co. Public Library at 87th and Antioch. The repeater operates on a frequency of 145.290 MHz with a negative offset. A 151.4 Hz Tone is now required 24/7.
Our UHF repeater operates on 443.725 MHz (151.4Hz) with a positive offset. The JCRAC UHF repeater NET is each Wednesday night at 8:00 PM This repeater also requires a 151.4Hz Tone 24/7.
The club operates a weekly Wheatshocker Net every Wednesday and Thursday night at 8:00 PM on the 145.290 and 443.725 repeaters. These are an open nets and we invite all licensed amateurs to join us. Each member receives a copy of the monthly club Feedback newsletter which is full of HAM and club related information. This is a great benefit to members! The club is involved in various public service events and many members are involved in other public service associated programs such as A.R.E .S., E.C.S. and SATERN
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