The Crawford Amateur Radio Society is an ARRL Special Services Club. We meet monthly, on the third Tuesday of the month, currently at St Brigids Church Social hall on Arch Street in Meadville. We provide Education, licensing exams and actively pursue technical projects, emergency communications and operating activities. Our members come from all over Western PA and Ohio.
The club maintains 4 repeaters in Crawford County. All club repeaters require a PL tone of 186.2 for access.145.13- is the main repeater transmitting from the Crawford County Fairgrounds and has emergency backup power. The repeater provides public service with Skywarn communications for the National Weather Service , support to the county emergency services and other public service organizations when they hold an event. This repeater is also the home to a nightly net at 9pm (except meeting nights and holidays).
147.03+ repeater is located in Norrisville. It’s located on a commercial tower that the club occupies space on.
147.21+ Located on a site along Route 27 east of Meadville. The tower site is club owned and maintained.
444.075+ is one of the few UHF repeaters in Northwest Pennsylvania. It is located on a tower located on Radio Hill just outside of Meadville, PA.