Big Rapids is located in central Michigan and is home to about 11,000. Big Rapids is also home to Ferris State University and the Big Rapids Area Amateur Radio Club[BRAARC].
BRAARC is a ARRL special service club. The club maintains 3 repeaters: a 2 meter repeater(146.74, -offset), a 440 repeater(443.9, +offset), and a 6 meter repeater(52.860, -offset).
Monthly meetings are held at the Big Rapids DPS which is located at 435 North Michigan in Big Rapids.