Amateur Radio Club
in Mountain Home, Idaho
Elmore County Amateur Radio Club is the local ham radio club in Mountain Home, Idaho. We offer testing and weekly nets as well as meetings twice a month. Have fun and be prepared for emergency communication.
Founded in 2012 as a way to support the amateur radio community, our club has grown since. Our members are from Elmore County, Idaho, and the surrounding area.
We meet on the first and third Saturdays of each month at 9 am at our Club House, at 315 W. Jackson Street, Mountain Home, Idaho.
Frequencies: We own and operate several repeater systems. The frequencies are as follows and all amateur radio operators are invited to join.
VHF 145.19 PL 110.9 – Offset
VHF 147.34 PL 100.0 + Offset
UHF 442.825 PL 110.9 + Offset
UHF 444.700 PL 110.9 + Offset
NETS: The weekly Club Net is held most Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. The above listed frequencies/repeaters are linked for the Net. All amateur radio operators are invited to check into the Net.
The Club’s “Anything Goes Net” is held every Friday at 7:00 p.m. on the 145.19 repeater. All amateur radio operators are invited to check into the Net.
Check the calendar page for more details.
An amateur radio license is not required to become a member. Stop into one of our meetings and get to know us.
We have a ham radio testing facility conveniently located in Mountain Home, ID.
Find out about testing dates, meetings, and Nets that you can join.
Want to become a member of our ham radio club? Find out what it takes to join.
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Ham Radio Testing
Want to get licensed as a ham radio operator? Or, do you need to renew your license? We are the only testing facility that was open during COVID. We keep our testing costs as low as possible and are committed to helping you get licensed.
Be Prepared for Emergency Communication
Connect with other hams in the area
Our ham radio club meetings are productive and fun. Get to know other people in the area, so that you can connect if you ever need.
Test Your Equipment
Connect with other ham operators to test your equipment and make sure you’re ready for any situation.
Upgrade your license
We offer testing in Mountain Home, Idaho. Get your license or renew your existing license.