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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


Contact Us
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
    (146.78, 146.98, and 443.975 are normally linked together)
  • 443.275 MHz + PL: 136.5 Hz In & Out
    Idaho Mica Peak - Analog & Yaesu Fusion Digital (YSF)
    (Note: Put your analog radio in decode mode to mute data noise)

  • 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

  • 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...

VE TESTING UPDATE
(2020-08-26)
We are still getting a large number of requests for testing each month. All testing will be by reservation only. Please contact Jerry via email at VicePresident@k7id.org to sign up. There will be no re-takes or multiple tests taken until further notice. One test per person.
Jerry Hart - W7KR - VE Team Leader

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Upcoming Key Dates (next 90 days...)
Monthly VE Testing & Meeting
License testing @ 17:30, general membership meeting @ 19:00.
Meeting held at Kootenai County Search & Rescue, 10865 N Ramsey Rd, Hayden, ID 83835
Mon, Oct 12th, 2020
Daylight Saving Time Ends
Fall back one hour @ 2 am
Sun, Nov 1st, 2020
Monthly VE Testing & Meeting
License testing @ 17:30, general membership meeting @ 19:00.
Meeting held at Kootenai County Search & Rescue, 10865 N Ramsey Rd, Hayden, ID 83835
Sat, Nov 14th, 2020
KARS Annual Christmas Party
TENTATIVE - Rathdrum Senior Citizen Center - 8037 Montana St, Rathdrum, ID 83858 - Doors open at 17:30, dinner at 18:00. Family fun, photos and a fabulous time! There will be no ham testing on this day.
Tue, Dec 8th, 2020
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