Hello and welcome to the Green County Amateur Radio Association
GCARA was formed in the 1960's by local amateur radio operators
for camaraderie, to help promote interest in the hobby to local
individuals, communities, and to also promote the services that
ham radio can provide.
The Green County Amateur Radio Association Repeater, KO9LR is
located just southwest of Monroe Wisconsin, in Green County of
course, at the WEKZ FM radio station tower site in the picture you
see to the right. The antenna is now 285 feet up on the tower. The
repeater has been at this location since April 17 1992, with special
thanks to WEKZ. The frequency is 145.110 Mhz with a standard
"minus" offset. Tone access for the repeater is 123.0.
The repeater is designated for ARES/RACES emergency
communication. More information on Green County ARES/RACES
can be found by clicking on the ARES/RACES button at the top of
The repeater is also used for Skywarn weather spotting in Green
County. You can find more information on Green County Amateur
Radio Skywarn on our GCARA Skywarn page.
If you are interested in being part of ARES/RACES, weather
spotting, or just becoming a licensed amateur radio operator to
join these great community services, or just the hobby itself,
contact GCARA or any of it's members for further information to
help you get started.
Membership is open to all licensed amateurs in and around Green
County. Membership dues/donations are due every January to
gain or maintain membership status.
The dues help cover insurance costs for the repeater system, and
it's related fees.
If you would like more information, or have any questions about
GCARA, feel free to drop us an email, and we will gladly respond
the best we can to answer your comments & questions.