Hoosier Hikers - Run with the Foxes (Morgan County)

Sat 05-21 7:30am - 11:30am

The Morgan County hams support the Hoosier Hikers in this 13.1m event that runs through the Morgan-Monroe State Forest.

Contact Brian Elliott on the 147.060 Martinsville repeater or at N9JPX []


500 Festival Mini Marathon

Sat 05-06 7:30am - 2:00pm

2017 marks the 41st running of the 500 Festival Mini Marathon. This is the largest half-marathon in the U.S. and the 7th overall largest running event in America.

It has sold out for the past 13 years with 35,000 registrants and an additional 4,000 participants in the 5K run.

Contact Mike Palmer, N9FEB, for volunteering as a ham radio emergency communicator at or at (317) 753-8691


Net Control Station
United States
39° 46' 15.4272" N, 86° 10' 3.3384" W

ARRL Field Day

Sat 06-24 1:00pm - Sun 06-25 4:00pm

Held the fourth full weekend of June, Field Day activities can be found in almost every county in Central Indiana. Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan and Shelby Counties all usually have activities.

Go to the county frequencies and give a call. Or go to the ARRL Field Day Locator at:

District Field Day Activities can be found at the following locations:

Boone County:
Hamilton County ARES: at Grand Park in Westfield
Hancock County:
Hendricks County ARS: at Avon United Methodist Church. On SR-36 just west of Kroger
Johnson County ARC: Johnson County Jail property
Marion County ARES: On the grounds of Butler University
Morgan County:
Shelby County:


Wed 11-29 7:00pm
District 5 VHF
Description: news broadcast.

Hoosier Hikers - Tecumseh Marathon (Morgan County)

Sat 10-29 7:00am - 6:00pm

Morgan County hams assisting with emergency communications for this Hoosier Hikers Marathon (26.2m) in the Morgan-Monroe and Yellowwood State Forests.

Contact Brian Elliott N9JPX Phone:765-342-7236 On-air: 147.060 repeater


Finish Line
United States
39° 10' 49.5948" N, 86° 20' 16.404" W

Indianapolis 220 net


Dust off your 220 rig and join Steve Curtis ND9C on 224.800 MHz (88.5 Hz PL tone) every Tuesday evening at 8:00pm. The 224.800 repeater is usually linked to the 147.210 repeater for this net, so even if you don't have a 220 radio, you can join in.

Marion County Repeaters and Nets

Regularly-scheduled nets in Marion and surrounding counties.

Marion County Repeater Locations

Printable map of repeaters in Marion and surrounding counties.


Welcome to the website!

This purpose of this site is to provide information about amateur radio in and around Marion County, Indiana, with an emphasis on public service activities.

Where is everything?

Welcome to the new site! Before we go on, a big thank you goes out to David Norris KG9AE for administering this site over the past few years.

We are still in the process of moving content from the old site to this new site. If you notice something missing or find something about the site that isn't working correctly, please let us know. Use the "Contact" button near the top of the page to send us "Website feedback".

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