Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club

Sharing and Promoting Amateur Radio in the Northern Kentucky Area

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News and Coming Events

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 an iTunes podcast.  Just search for "AB4WS Radio Show."

September NKARC Meeting Replay

Guest speaker, ARRL Great Lakes Division Vice Director, Scott Yonally, N8SY, presented many interesting facts about the ARRL.   He talked about the benefits ARRL provides to clubs and all Hams, and answered questions from the group.  Click the link below for a recording of Scott's talk.

Volunteers Needed

The 2021 Honor Run Half Marathon in Florence, KY, will take place on Nov. 14, starting at 7AM.  Todd, KY4TS, is looking for Amateurs to help with communications for this event.  If you are interested in volunteering, email Todd at

Canceled: Vette City Hamfest, ARRL Great Lakes Convention


Paintsville Hamfest

8AM - 2PM, Sept. 25, 2021
Paintsville Rec Center
Rt. 40 232 Preston St.
Paintsville, KY 41240

Hoosier Hills Hamfest

8AM, Oct. 2, 2021
Lawrence County 4H Fairgrounds
11265 U.S. Highway 50 West
Mitchell, Indiana 47446

RF Exposure Calculator

As you are probably already aware, on May 3, 2021, the FCC implemented new rules regarding exposure to RF energy.   Under the new rules, some amateurs need to perform routine station evaluations to ensure that their stations comply with the RF exposure rules.  The ARRL now provides a simple RF exposure calculator on its RF Exposure page.   Easy to understand instructions are included.

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 43114
  • YSF Reflector W4IOD YSF40806
  • DMR Brandmeister Talkgroup 31211 Kentucky ARES
  • Echolink W4IOD-R 226113
Check-ins are managed through Netlogger.

Greater Cincinnati Area Repeaters

Greater Cincinnati Area Nets

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