Projects

2017 Projects of BCRA


Herman Repeater System – Grants Submitted
Grant Applications Submitted to: KBIC 2%, Wal-Mart,  Superior National Bank & Trust, TruNorth.

???              – TruNorth responded, we were not selected for grant request.
April 7 2017 – KBIC No Sponsorship Letter
May 11 2017 – We received response from Wal-Mart, we were not selected for grant request.

 

Herman Alternative project – Acquire land and or second repeater site in Herman, and erect a 150′ tower.


Add brand new 2 meter repeater to Herman, MI

$500 Grant Fulfilled by Upper Peninsula Power Company

 


Expansion of APRS node in Western Ontonagon County

$500 Grant Fulfilled by Upper Peninsula Power Company



September 18 2017 – Site owners met with and options discussed, A digi and an I-gate will be added to Ontonagon County in the coming weeks.
September 19 2017 – Antennas and I-gate ordered.


Fall Ham Radio classes in L’Anse + Safety Gear 

$1000 Grant Fulfilled by Baraga County Community Foundation


Date Unannounced Projects of BCRA, and other area clubs.

Expansion and Tie in of Mesh Network in Ontonagon County Region

Expansion and Tie in of Mesh Network in Houghton County Region

Expansion of DMR Network in Baraga County Area

Expansion of Mesh Network in Baraga County Region – Ongoing Donation Pool

Expansion of APRS node in Southern Houghton County – Pending Site Negotiations

 

 

* We Expect that we will need to have several grant cycles or several grants to cover the total cost of the project.