Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club

Sharing and Promoting Amateur Radio in the Northern Kentucky Area

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Happy New Year!

News and Coming Events

W0QI Receives Service Award

During the January NKARC meeting, Judy W1ORO presented Greg Lamb W0QI with an award for his 10 years of faithful service as NKARC president.

Amateur Exam Study Buddy

Scott, N3FJP and his son Chris, KB3KCN have gifted the amateur radio community with a new web site: Amateur Exam Study Buddy. This site will help newcomers to the hobby obtain their very first license, or help existing hams upgrade to a new one!

AB4WS Radio Show

For the latest Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio News listen to Jack Prindle's weekly podcast.  Jack's Radio Show is also available as a podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts.  Just search for "AB4WS Radio Show."

NKARC Wins $13K Grant From ARDC

The NKARC leadership team of Greg W0QI, Judy W1ORO and Bob KG4BOB set a goal this year of securing funding to assist the club in revitalization and equipment updates. Good news -- they did it! They have received notice of acceptance of a grant proposal from ARDC, and NKARC has been awarded $13,000!

The mission of Amateur Radio Digital Communications is to support, promote, and enhance digital communication and broader communication science and technology, to promote Amateur Radio, scientific research, experimentation, education, development, open access, and innovation in information and communication technology.

More details to follow.

Parks On The Air

The Parks On The Air (POTA) program is gaining more and more popularity.  Several local Hams have been "activating" parks and many more are actively looking for stations to contact in our park system.  To learn more, or to check the schedule of park activations try the POTA link below. Or, see the POTA presentation by Curtis Turner, KB3CMT.

Kentucky Emergency Net

Now is more important than ever for you to check into the Kentucky Emergency Net.  The Kentucky Emergency Net meets every Monday Evening at 7:30 PM Eastern Time on 3972.5 KHz.  If you cannot check in via HF you can check in using one of these alternate modes:

  • Yaesu Fusion Wires-X W4IOD Node Number 33114
  • YSF Reflector W4IOD YSF40806
  • DMR Brandmeister Talkgroup 31211 Kentucky ARES
  • Echolink W4IOD-R 226113
Check-ins are managed through Netlogger.

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