Midway Amateur Radio Club

WØKY - Kearney, Buffalo Co, Nebraska

Welcome to the Midway Amateur Radio Club and Buffalo County ARES®!

We're a general-interest amateur radio club based in Buffalo County, Kearney, Nebraska. We hold monthly club meetings and a weekly net on VHF/UHF that all are welcome to join! See below for details. If you would like to join us, please use the contact form below.



Local Repeaters

WØKY

Frequency: 146.625 MHz

Offset: -0.6 MHz

Tone: 123.0

Notes: Club repeater. Located on county tower West of 30th Ave. Just South of 39th St.

KAØRCZ

Frequency: 147.315 MHz

Offset: +0.6 MHz

Tone: 123.0

Notes: Linked repeater system. Owned and operated by Rich Floe NØVL & Jan Parker WAØLST. Located just West of 2nd Ave. / Just North of Menard's.

KAØRCZ

Frequency: 444.625 MHz

Offset: +5 MHz

Notes: Linked repeater system. Owned and operated by Rich Floe NØVL & Jan Parker WAØLST. Located at the NTV studio near Axtell.

KAØRCZ

Frequency: 444.850 MHz

Offset: +5 MHz

Tone: 74.4

Notes: Linked repeater system. Owned and operated by Rich Floe NØVL & Jan Parker WAØLST.

KCØWZL

Frequency: 147.000 MHz

Offset: -0.6 MHz

Tone: 123.0

Notes: County EM and weather repeater. Chris Powers KEØHGE, trustee.

KDØPBW

Frequency: 147.030 MHz

Offset: +0.6 MHz

Notes: D-STAR Owned by Nebraska Emergency Management. Jan Parker WAØLST, trustee.

KAØDBK

Frequency: 147.390 MHz

Offset: +0.6 MHz

Tone: 123.0

Notes: Owned & operated by Danny Baer KAØDBK. Located on water tower at 30th Ave & 39th St.

NIØP

Frequency: 444.700 MHz

Offset: +5 MHz

Tone: 167.9

Notes: Owned & operated by Brian Schmidt NIØP. Located in Wood River. FM and D-STAR capable.

WØWWV

Frequency: 146.820 MHz

Offset: -0.6 MHz

Tone: 123.0

Notes: Located in Heartwell. Part of the linked system owned by the Amateur Radio Association of Nebraska and linked to NØLL in Kansas.

WØSOK

Frequency: 147.135 MHz

Offset: +0.6 MHz

Tone: 123.0

Notes: Located on the KRVN-FM stand=by tower South of Lexington.

Local Nets

MARC/ARES Net

Held on Tuesdays at 9:00 PM

Frequency: 147.315 MHz

Offset: +0.6 MHz

Tone: 123.0

Notes: Net Control Station Jan Parker, WAØLST

HARA Net

Held on Wednesdays at 9:00 PM

Frequency: 147.135 MHz

Offset: +0.6 MHz

Tone: 123.0

Notes: Heartland Amateur Radio Association weekly net

Nebraska D-STAR Net

Held on Thursdays at 9:00 PM

Frequency: 147.030 MHz

Offset: +0.6 MHz

Notes: Held on REF002C, which can be accessed locally via KDØPBW repeater.

Local Events

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Officers

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Mike Osterberg (K0VZ)

President

team-member

Lyle Jacobsen (WB0YIG)

Vice President

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Henry Angle (N0HA)

Secretary/Treasurer

ARES

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) of Buffalo County is committed to helping the surrounding communities. We assist the community with:

  • Weather monitoring
  • Traffic control for area police and fire calls
  • Transmitting information
  • Working with local groups

ARES Leadership

  • Emergency Coordinator (EC) - Jan Parker
  • Assistant Emergency Coordinator (AEC) - Lyle Jacobsen
  • AEC/Net Manager - Henry Angle

Net control operators are BUSY with several radios, radar etc. Talk to us! -- but please: be brief---be concise---be calm---be SAFE

  1. Know WHERE you are all the time---watch the signs on intersections---b