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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
To contact the President or other Board members, or even in the general membership, please visit the Contact link on the left.
Repeaters - KARS operates the following repeaters for the use of both members and non-members alike.
- 146.78 MHz - PL: 127.3 Hz In & Out
Little Blacktail - Analog Only
- 146.98 MHz - PL: 127.3 Hz In & Out
Idaho Mica Peak - Analog Only
- 443.975 MHz + PL: 136.5 Hz In & Out
Canfield Butte - Analog Only
- 443.275 MHz + PL: 136.5 Hz In & Out
Idaho Mica Peak - Analog & Yaesu Fusion Digital
- 53.390 MHz -1.7 MHz PL: 100.0 Hz In & Out
RX Idaho Mica Peak / TX Blossom Peak
Also linked to
147.28+ and 442.975+ PL: 100 Hz In & Out
IRLP Node #3773 / EchoLink Node N7MOT-R #465683
- Graphical map of our system
Kootenai Amateur Radio Society
PO Box 1765
Hayden, ID 83835-1765
Please use the About link to the left for more detailed information about our club, repeaters, meetings, etc.
QSO Coffee and Donuts
Join us for our weekly QSO Coffee and Donuts. It is held every Thursday morning 08:00 - 10:00 at Gross Donuts at 1603 E Seltice Way C, Post Falls in their banquet/meeting room. Doughnuts are on-site, where we'll be safe and warm indoors, with good amateur radio camaraderie. Don't miss it!
|Upcoming Key Dates (next 90 days...)|
Winter Field Day
The contest runs for 24 hours during the last full weekend in January each year from 1700 UTC Saturday to 1700 UTC Sunday. Read more here
Sat, Jan 30th, 2021
Mon, Feb 8th, 2021
Mon, Mar 8th, 2021
Sat, Mar 13th, 2021
Daylight Saving Time Begins
Leap forward one hour @ 2 am
Sun, Mar 14th, 2021
Mon, Apr 12th, 2021