Club & Repeater Information

Club & Repeater Information #

What is the North Shore Radio Association all about? #

The North Shore Radio Association (formally the North Shore Repeater Association) is a non-profit Amateur Radio organization based on the north shores of Boston Massachusetts. Membership consists of approximately 100 people who share similar interests in electronics, radio, public service, computers and communications in general. The NSRA operates and maintains 4 ham radio voice repeaters and packet nodes that are open to all Licensed Amateurs.

The NSRA has been in existence since 1964, Original the club was based in Salem MA (that’s why the witch in logo) and has members from many cities and towns on the North Shore as well as areas far away. Some of the local cities and towns are Danvers, Salem, Marblehead, Lynn, Beverly, Peabody, Saugus, and Swampscott. Some of the far away members are in Maine, Georgia, and Florida.

Membership Information #

To join or renew, fill out the membership application. You can mail it in or send it to memberships at nsradio dot org.

NSRA Repeaters #

All of the following repeaters have the club callsign of NS1RA:

  • 145.470- Danvers, (PL of 136.5) (Echolink-IRLP)
  • 146.880- Salem, (PL of 118.8)
  • 223.880- Danvers, (PL of 136.5)
  • 442.800+ Danvers DMR

Repeater Status – As of 05/03/2023 #

145.470 (-)PL 136.5DanversOPERATIONAL - On Split Antennas
146.880 (-)PL 118.8SalemOPERATIONAL
223.880 (-)PL 136.5DanversOPERATIONAL
442.800 (+)DMR CC4DanversOPERATIONAL

Please direct any questions to: tech at nsradio dot org. Thanks!

Mailing Address #

North Shore Radio Association
PO BOX 3724

The NSRA Meetings #

Our regular club meetings are held on the THIRD Monday (or Tuesday on Monday Holidays) night of each month (except July and August) at 7:30PM. The location of our meetings are NOW at the Peabody Municipal Light Plant Auditorium 201 Warren St Ext. in Peabody, Massachusetts (talk-in 145.470/R). The meetings usually include some program or entertainment.

The NSRA meetings are open to all.

NSRA’s 2023-2024 Board of Directors #

President: Richard Savage, KB1LYJ
Vice President: James Bradley, KB1JKJ
Secretary: Kathy Savage, KB1LPW
Treasurer: Eric Horwitz, KA1NCF
Director: Mark Caron, N1UGM
Membership: Eric Horwitz, KA1NCF; Kathy & Rick Savage, KB1LPW/LYJ - Badges email memberships at
Club Trustee: Eric Austin, K1EEA

NSRA Committees #

Emergency Response Team CoordinatorsKB1KQW - North Shore DEC KA1NCF - NSRA ARESAll of the members
Field Day EventKA1NCFFD Committee
VE ExamsKB1LYJand the VE crew…
WebmastersKA1NCF & KB1KQWN1NF
Sunday Night NetWO1VESand the Net Control Operators