Welcome to our little piece of Northern Michigan.

Within these pages are some things of interest to me and a bit of life in Michigan’s vacation wonderland.


Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Website

Repaint the Mackinaw!

Pleasese consider donating to the Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum goFundMe page to help re-paint this historic ship! Or, consider helping out by purchasing an “I Helped Paint the Ship” T-Shirt.


About Myself

Chuck Scott
Fist Licensed
Ham Calls
Other licenses First Class Radio Telephone w/Radar Endoresement
First Station Globe Chief 90, Heath Receiver, 150′ Long wire, L-Match
First Mobile Heath 2 Meter Luchbox
Yes, AM as a Novice!
Work Owner/President Internet connectivity and content company Gaslight Media, programmer, work mostly in PHP and C.

President – Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet Counties Public Service Communications Organization

Family Wife Jan, daughters Amy and Krista

(Thought it was time to be honest and update my picture.)

Stutsmanville Repeater Complex

From a high ridge on the East shore of Northern Lake Michigan, these repeaters near Stutsmanville Michigan provide wide area coverage throughout the Northern Lower, and Eastern Upper peninsulas of Michigan.

W8GQN 146.680 MHz -.6 MHz offset PL 110.9
N8DNX 442.375 MHz +5 Mhz 0ffset PL 107.2
W8CCE__B 443.375 MHz +5 MHz offset D-STAR
WB8DEL 224.560 MHz -1.6 MHz offset PL 100.0