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.


SkyWarn training has been moved online and will be available April 22nd-29th. See https://www.weather.gov/mpx/OnlineSkywarnTraining for more info.

The next meeting will be held online on July 28th at 6:30pm. Members will be emailed the meeting info about a week before the meeting.


Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of January, April, July, and October at the Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad building located at 213 SE Lakeland Dr in Willmar.

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.

Net Control Opportunities

Contact Ace Bonnema.


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

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