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Join us for our weekly net!

Every Sunday at 8:45 pm on our 145.490 repeater (pl 107.2). Except the 3rd Sunday we start on the 145.490 repeater then move to simplex 147.430.

Join us for our monthly meeting!

The fourth Tuesday at 6 pm at the Sandusky County Emergency Managment Agency, 2323 Countryside Drive, Fremont, Ohio.

Latest News & Announcements

New DMR Repeater in Sandusky County, Ohio

A new DMR repeater is on the air in Sandusky County, Ohio. It is located at the Sandusky County EMA in Fremont, Ohio. The frequency is 442.0625 / 447.0625, Color Code 7, Time Slot 2 on the BrandMeister network.

Become an Amateur Radio operator and join the world's greatest hobby!

Communicate wordlwide with other amateur radio operators using voice, digital or radiotelegraphy modes.

Startup information is FREE by contacting the American Radio Relay League at Newington, Connecticut. Call 1-860-594-0200 or

Contact our local Sandusky Valley Amateur Radio Club by calling Jay at 419-463-2069 before 8 pm. Membership is open to any licensed amateur radio operator.

You Need To Know - Emergency and Community Alerts


If you live in Sandusky County, Ohio you can receive emergency notifications via your cell phone, work phone, text message, e-mail, home phone, and more. Receive notifications about emergencies that may affect your home, your parent's home, your workplace, or your child's school. Locations must be within the boundaries of a Sandusky County City or in rural areas of Sandusky County.

HERE'S HOW - just log onto the Sandusky County Sheriff's website at and select the "Citizen Alert System" tab at the top-right of the page.

Amateur Radio License Testing Dates

Volunteer Testing (VE) for an Amateur Radio License will be held on the following Saturdays in 2019: February 23, April 27, May 25, August 31, September 28 and November 30, 2019. Registration at 8:30 am and testing at 9 am. Cost is $15.00. Bring a picture ID. Red Cross building at 1245 Napoleon Street, Fremont, Ohio.

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