Welcome to the Top of Michigan Amateur Radio Club

***SPECIAL NOTE: Meetings at the airport are currently cancelled during the Michigan Stay at Home orders.   See the calendar below for alternate locations.

Click here for the Mark Miller WD8OKL (SK) Estate equipment page.

RF FCC RF Exposure compliance goes in effect on May 3rd 2021.

All stations are required to perform assessments.

What does this mean?  It means take a look at your station and make sure it’s safe for RF levels.  Below is a quick link to check if you are under a power exemption and a calculator to see how safe you are.  For those which have insomnia, ARRL has a free 316 page book called RF Exposure and you which explains more in detail.

Exposure Calculator

ARRL RF Exposure and You

*** ECHOLINK IS DOWN!  We will be back once time is available to re-build the raspberry pi controller.

Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM at the Gaylord Regional Airport. Repeater: 146.82- PL118.8 Check out our calendar below for meetings, nets, and other events. Email:

Club Dues

Club Dues for 2020 are $25 and can be paid to:

TOMARC,  PO Box 15, Gaylord, MI.  49734

Dues and dontations may also be placed via PayPal.  Just select $25 and enter your call sign in the payment notes in the  button below:



April 13

TOMARC MEETING 6:30PM University Center Gaylord Room U103

April 17

KIT BUILD – Build a QRP Wattmeter w/ tuner

@ KC9ON’s QTH.

April 20, 27 & May 4

TOMARC Net  146.82- PL118.8

May 11


May 18, 25, & June 1

TOMARC Net  146.82- PL118.8

June 12

Luce Co Yooper Hamfest, Newberry, MI

June 20

Monroe Hamfest

June 26&27

ARRL Field day

At this time the location at the University Center in Gaylord is a go!

August 7

DX Engineering Hamfest & GL Division convention, Tallmadge OH

September 18

Cadillac Swapfest

September 19

Adrian Swapfest

December 5

L’Anse Cruese Swap, Madison Heights


Echolink Usage:

nnnn# – Enter  the node#with a # to connect

9# – Connect to echolink test server for audio check

## – Disconnect from Echolink


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Amateur Radio News on the air:

QSO Radio Show, HamNation, and Amateur Radio Newsline @ WWTS:

Other local clubs and groups:

Cherryland ARC Traverse City

146.86- PL114.8

442.5+ PL114.8
God’s Country Amateur Radio Gaylord

147.12+ PL151.4

Charlevoix, Emmet, Cheboygan RACES   443.375 DSTAR
Straights Area ARC Petosky 146.68- PL110.9
Amateur Radio Assoc of Hanson Hills Grayling 145.13- PL107.2
Thunder Bay ARC Alpena