P.O. Box 327, Franksville, WI 53126, US
Lakeshore Repeater Association KR9RK

Welcome to Lakeshore Repeater Association KR9RK

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WI State Wide TG (3155) Cheddar Head Cheese Net!

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 Join us weekly for the DMR WI State Wide TG (3155) "Cheddar Head Cheese Net" will begin weekly on Wednesday's starting on March 6th, 9PM CDT .

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Coming Soon! Big Breakfast on Saturday March 9th. Doors Open 7:30am .

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 Come one, come ALL... IL, WI all are Welcome to join us from near and far!

7:30 am Doors open at the Golden Corral. Lakeshore Repeater Association has a RSVP reservation for the Back PARTY ROOM for up to 55 people ! Plenty of room! Plenty to eat! Come HUNGRY!
Address: 6208 75th St, Kenosha, WI 53142 (Just East of Hwy 31 on Hwy 50).
ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET! Prices are (plus tax) $9.49 adult and $8.99 for Seniors. 

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Local amateur radio enthusiasts prepared to help in emergencies.


If there is a storm and the emergency communications system goes out, local amateur radio enthusiasts are prepared to help first responders.

 “Once that goes down, the police don’t have any way to communicate, the fire department doesn’t have any way to communicate, so they rely on guys like me to fill that void," explained John Fritze.

That’s when John Fritze, and other amature radio enthusiasts, known as Hams, would be notified by the Albany County Sheriff to help assist.

"What happens is, I can sit down behind a police radio and I can do dispatch. If I am trained to do that, it’s legal for me to do that," explained Fritze.

As trained communicators, the Hams are licensed by the FCC. Some are even trained to help report to the National Weather Service. And when the hurricanes hit Puerto Rico, Hams in the Upstate New York region were deployed to help relay messages back and forth.

And while the Hams don’t always get recognition, they are always there if and when we need them.

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Lakeshore's Main Site updated for 2019!

Lakeshore Main Site Receivers and Repeaters. DMR Digital and Analog modes. 2m and 70cm bands.

Main Site repeaters online. State of the Art continuous Ham Duty Motorola SLR series repeaters have cutting edge technology DMR digital and analog modes for reliable 24/7/365 use with automated battery backup charging system with full online diagnostics.

About Us

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Lakeshore Repeater KR9RK Main Site Racine Wisconsin

Lakeshore Repeater Association has been organized since 1975. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable corporation dedicated to providing local area Hams in SE WI and NE IL with excellent repeater coverage on both analog and digital DMR modes. Pictured is our dual band transmitter antenna standoff at 380 feet for 2m and 70cm analog/DMR digital repeaters. 3 Repeaters are maintained at our main site in Racine with a receiving antenna topping the tower at 465 feet. 2 analog and 1 DMR digital.

2m 147.270 + .6 and 70cm 442.000 + 5 Mhz both with a PL tone of 127.3 Hz. Our DMR digital dual voice capacity time slot repeater is connected to the ChicagoLand C-bridge Network with Ham radio contacts and talk groups to be accessed and heard from all over the world! This repeater has 5 plus digital voted receiver sites for optimal portable coverage on 440.00625 + 5  using Color Code 9. Our primary talk group is WI State 3155 on time slot one. Active full time. See our DMR Sites page for more details on DMR.

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Racine, Kenosha, Sturtevant and Union Grove digital voting receiver sites improves our portable coverage.

Downtown Kenosha voting receiver site for both 70cm DMR and 2m analog repeaters.

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Ham Friendly Social Breakfasts every Saturday Morning!

See our calendar to join us for our weekly Ham Breakfast scheduled Bi-Weekly in Racine and Kenosha.  Every Saturday Morning at 8am!

Lakeshore Document Downloads

Lakeshore Repeater Association Bylaws, Constitution, Articles of Inc, New Membership Application (fillable PDF) and Recent Membership Quarterly Meeting Minutes. More meeting information (here) .

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Lakeshore Board Of Directors and Appointed Committees


Lakeshore Repeater Association Inc.

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Lakeshore Repeater Association Inc.

P.O. Box 327, Franksville, WI 53126, US