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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...

2018 Idaho State ARRL Convention Cancelled
Voice Of Idaho ARC President Doug Rich (W7DVR) has just advised that the Idaho State ARRL Convention for 2018 is being cancelled due to circumstances beyond their control. You are welcome to share this note with your mailing list. I have also prepared an ARRL bulletin which will be sent to ARRL members in Idaho. Thanks and 73, Ed AI7H


2018 ARRL Wyoming Section Convention
Looking for a ham convention to attend? The ARRL Wyoming Section Convention may be just what you need. It will be held in Rock Springs, WY. More details available at the convention website.

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Upcoming Key Dates (next 90 days...)
Monthly VE Testing & Meeting
License testing @ 17:30, general membership meeting @ 19:00
Mon, Apr 9th, 2018
2018 Idaho ARRL Convention * * * CANCELLED * * *
Boise, ID - More info at
Fri, Apr 20th, 2018
Monthly VE Testing & Meeting
License testing @ 17:30, general membership meeting @ 19:00
Mon, May 14th, 2018
2018 Northwest ARRL Division Convention (Sea-Pac)
Seaside, OR - More info at
Sat, Jun 2nd, 2018
Monthly VE Testing & Meeting
License testing @ 17:30, general membership meeting @ 19:00.
Mon, Jun 11th, 2018
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