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                     Mount Harrison Amateur Radio Society Of Idaho Inc.       



One of the main repeater sites in southern Idaho is Mount Harrison just south of Burley, ID.    The site is over 9000 ft. above sea level and over 5000 ft. above the valley floor.  The repeaters on Mt. Harrison are able to reach up to 100 miles or more in most directions due to the height.  The Mount Harrison Amateur Radio Society of Idaho, Inc. is a separate 501c(3) organization.  Maintenance is provided by MVARC and the Mini-Cassia Amateur Radio Club Inc.  One of the main MVARC Fusion repeaters (449.200) is located at this site.  The main VHF repeater is 147.00.  Both repeaters are valuable assets for daily amateur radio communications and for ARES/RACES activities for public service and emergency communications.   All repeaters at the site include:

VHF:      147.00  -600, pl-100
UHF:      449.200 Wires-X 
ERC:      145.33  -600, pl-123
APRS:    144.39
Packet:  145.01 

It is important to keep this site maintained and active.  Your tax-deductible donation will help maintain this very important site and is very much appreciated.  Your donation can be made securely through Paypal by clicking on the DONATE button below.  You do NOT need to have a Paypal account to use this method of payment, only a credit card is needed. 

For more information address your email to KJV@
Mailing address:
             Mount Harrison Amateur Radio Society of Idaho, Inc.
             c/o Kevan Vogt
             223 East 16th St.
Rupert, ID.  83350

Suggested minimum donation $10.

To JOIN or make a DONATION to MH-ARSI, Inc. click on the DONATE button below.

When you click DONATE below, you will be taken to a page to enter the amount to donate.  Just below the amount you will see "ADD A NOTE."   Please include your NAME and/or CALL SIGN in the note.




Mt. Harrison Board of Directors and History

Kevan Vogt  KD7IYA, President   
Dennis Bartholomew AF6TR , Secretary/Treasurer
Grant Allen KC7VHD, Director

ohn Davis KE7RL, Director
Ken Johnson KK7QC, Director
Bil Johnson K8MPW, Director/Rptr site Trustee
James Kennedy, W7OUU Director

The Mount Harrison site  was established as a key location to provide the wide range of coverage of amateur radio communications to assist emergency responders in the event of emergencies and aid in National Civil Defense.  The repeater was "On the Air"  in March 1975.  From that time on, this repeater, on the frequency of 147.000, has been a vital site.  It has been used to coordinate several natural event emergencies since its inception.  It provided communications for Eastern Idaho's Teton Dam collapse and also for the Oakley Dam canal building project incident to avert flooding in Cassia County.  The site also provided space for Civil Air Patrol for their equipment to coordinate Search and Rescue operations throughout all of Southern Idaho, Northern Nevada, and Northern Utah.  Today, the site houses the repeaters listed above. 








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