Tucson GMRS Association
Welcome!

We are a small group of GMRS enthusiasts looking to promote its use in the Tucson Metro area. Whether you are an avid GMRS user, or just curious; we're happy to have you!

Tucson GMRS Association
Our Mission

To promote the use and development of the GMRS radio service and promote a natural interest in radio communications with the community, thereby improving public well-being, safety, and emergency preparedness.

Tucson Area GMRS Repeaters & Access Information

There are a number of GMRS repeaters around the Tucson Metro area that you might find useful. Find the complete list and how to access them here

Radio-over-IP Access

No radio? No problem! The TGA repeater system is available to licensed operators through the internet. You can join the conversation from your desktop, laptop, tablet or phone!

Need a GMRS License?

GMRS licenses have a $70 fee through the FCC and are valid for 10 years. The license covers an individual and their entire family (yes, even the in-laws!). Applying is easy, and there is no exam required!

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Latest Updates

THE CONTINENTAL 575 Access Information

WRCU527 September 22, 2020

CURRENT STATUS: Click here. Access Information: Use of the repeater is open to all GMRS license holders as…

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TGA Files for 501(c)(3) Status

WQVS960 September 21, 2020

The Tucson GMRS Associated has filed for Federal 501(c)(3) status as of September 21, 2020 - we are…

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Link Status

WQVS960 August 5, 2020

This page displays the real-time linking status and telemetry of the TGA repeater system. Current Link Connections myGMRS…

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Regional / National net Sunday 7/26

WRCU527 July 25, 2020

Hi folks, WRCU527 Darren here. We would like to see a robust participation this week during the both…

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The Basics


General Mobile Radio Service

The GMRS is a licensed radio service that lets users of handheld, vehicle mounted and base radio devices communicate with one another.


As the service allows access to sophisticated equipment, communications over distances of a few to thousands of miles are possible.

Power!

Licensees may run up to 50 Watts of power on equipment certified for the service, including consumer radios as well as professional equipment.

Family Licensed

A single GMRS license covers you and your entire family, including the in-laws. Only one person needs to apply with the FCC, there is no exam!