Franklin Amateur Radio Club has been around since the early 70s and has
been an ARRL accredited club since November 1972. The club call sign,
K2BHQ, was requested to honor Jack Coriell (SK) who was very active in
the club for many years. His wife, Kay KB4USN, is still an active
club maintains the 145.49 repeater located on Cowee Bald (about 5000'
MSL) just north of Franklin. We have an ARES net on Sunday evenings at 8:00
local on the repeater followed by a session on 75M on 3.923 MHz LSB. The repeater
has EchoLink access through K2BHQ-R, node 400632. We also have a
weather alert radio connected to the Kenwood TKR-750 repeater and
The club was incorporated in February, 2010.