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Kootenai Amateur Radio Society (KARS)
is an organization that promotes interest in Amateur Radio communications, advances the radio art, fosters education in the field of electronic communications, and shares knowledge and information about the Amateur Radio Service with the general public.

This web page serves as our online gathering place to share contact information, event listings, and general items of interest to our members.

Some pages or portions thereof are password protected and unavailable to the general public. Any information security concerns should be addressed to the webmaster.

KARS Membership Application - KARS Membership Application


Repeaters - KARS operates the following repeaters for the use of both members and non-members alike.

  • 146.98 MHz - PL: 127.3 Hz Enc & Dec
    Idaho Mica Peak - Analog Only
  • 443.975 MHz + PL: 136.5 Hz Enc & Dec
    Canfield Butte - Analog Only
    (146.98 and 443.975 are normally linked together)
  • 443.275 MHz + PL: 136.5 Hz Enc & Dec
    Idaho Mica Peak - Analog & Fusion Digital
    (Note: Put your analog radio in decode mode to mute data noise)

  • 53.390 MHz -1.7 MHz PL: 100.0 Hz Enc & Dec
    RX Idaho Mica Peak / TX Blossom Peak
    Also linked to
    and 442.975+ PL: 100 Hz Enc & Dec

  • Graphical map of our system

Mailing Address
Kootenai Amateur Radio Society
PO Box 1765
Hayden, ID 83835-1765

More Information
Please use the About link to the left for more detailed information about our club, repeaters, meetings, etc.

Featured News Items...

2017 KARS Christmas Party was a Success!
Once again fellow hams came together for food and fun at the 2017 KARS Christmas Party. Check out the photos.

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Upcoming Key Dates (next 90 days...)
Technician Class Begins Jan 10th
KARS (Dale DuRee) will be sponsoring a Technician class commencing Jan 10th @19:00 at Kootenai Health Center in Classroom 2, adjacent to the hospital cafeteria. The class will run one night per week, culminating with an opportunity to take the Technician license class exam on the last evening. While the class is free, each student will be expected to supply their own copy of the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 3rd Edition. Please register by sending Dale an e-mail.
Wed, Jan 10th, 2018
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