MARCA Amateur Radio Club
by Paul Bennett KD7KDO
This is not the official MARCA page, but I am a member and we do have a
lot of fun.
My interests have been broadened by being a member of this club and
helping out with some of our club's projects. MARCA is involved
(which I know little about, but isn't that what being an amateur radio
is all about?), we support the older DIGIPAN system with repeaters at
Elden, Pinal Peak and White Tanks. We have several 2m, 40 cm and
MHz MARCA repeaters in the Maricopa County. These repeaters are
to the public free of charge. Many of these sites are located at
Motorola sites: 52nd & McDowell, Hayden & McDowell, Price &
as well as with guest sites at South Mountain, White Tanks, Pinal Peak
Mt. Elden. We desire to add an APRS station at Mt. Ord near Four
east of Highway 87.
One of my inspiring events each year is Field Day. Thank you Don
Aldridge WA7RLL, Paul Boyce KJ7KY, Pat Stautberg WA7ZQK, Bill and many
others that help make this a truly meaningful 4th weekend of June.
practice and experience has encouraged me to upgrade from Technician to
General and most recently Extra class.
Here are some pictures to help you understand what is involved in some
of our activities. It is not just talking on the radio.
Here are some other interesting links: