Willmar Area EAR

Welcome to Willmar Area Emergency Amateur Radio. This site is dedicated to amateur radio communications in Willmar, MN and the surrounding area including all of Kandiyohi County.


We are not currently holding quarterly meetings. The next ad hoc meeting will be held on April 25th at 7:00 pm. Please watch the calendar for upcoming meetings and events.

Test Nets

The club holds weekly test nets. All nets start on the 146.910- repeater but may also test the 147.0300- repeater. Test nets are on every Sunday at 7:00pm. If you would like to get a reminder for the net or meeting notices, please contact Melissa Kaisner or Ace Bonnema. The Net Control Script is available.

Net Control Opportunities

Contact Ace Bonnema.


The club operates three repeaters in partnership with Kandiyohi County Emergency Management.

146.910- MHz None weather spotting and wide-area traffic
147.030- MHz None local traffic
444.800 MHz 146.2 Hz local traffic