Straits Area Amateur Radio Club

120 E. Lake Street

Petoskey, MI 49770

Phone: 231-487-0692

Fax: 231-487-0313

S.A.A.R.C. Repeaters

S.A.A.R.C. owns and operates a 2m Band Repeater located in Stutsmanville, Michigan. We are positioned at 320' on the 1090' tower (above Lake Michigan.)

Frequency 146.68     600kHz Offset     PL 110.9

Repeater: Kenwood TKR 750

Amplifier: TE Systems 250W continuous

Power Supply: Astron RS-70M

Duplexer: 6 Can Phelps Dodge

Transmission Line: 7/8" Heliax

Antenna: 2 Bay Dipole Array at 320'

Power to the antenna is 100 W with coverage from Sault Saint Marie Ontario, Canada to Mancelona, Michigan.

Also at the Stutsmanville site is a Kenwood TKR-820 GMRS Repeater

Frequency: 462.550+ PL 141.3 WRXC309 running 25W into a Sinclair 6 can Duplexer and a Sinclair 8 Bay Dipole at 407'

The GMRS Repeater is currently in the final stages of installation. We will update when the repeater is active.

S.A.A.R.C. also Sponsors several repeaters located on Krause Road in Petoskey, Michigan.

Current Project is a 2m Frequency 147.00+ PL 114.8 running 100 W into a 2 Bay Dipole at 260'. This is currently under installation and we will update when it goes live.

Future projects at the Krause Road location include a 70cm  Frequency 442.050+ PL 114.8 Repeater running low power (until we find an amplifier) into an 8 Bay Dipole at 260'.

Future projects at the Krause Road location include a 220 Repeater. Frequency is 224.660/223.660. After all repeater projects are operation, we will be adding a 6M and 10M Repeater to the area.