Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club

Sharing and Promoting Amateur Radio in the Northern Kentucky Area

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News and Coming Events

Special Feb. 23, Meeting Replay

A special thanks to Allan Batievsky, EA3HSO, for his very informative program about his experiences on DXpeditions at our special Zoom meeting.  A video recording of his presentation should be available here soon.

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."

Febuary NKARC Meeting Replay

Thanks to Neil Rapp, WB9VPG, for a very informative rundown of the Youth On The Air program.  Click the link below for a replay of his presentation.

Youth on the Air Camp 2021 Update

From Neil Rapp, WB9VPG, 2021 YOTA Americas Camp Director
    "We know that changes in the COVID-19 pandemic status between now and July will have an impact on our decision to host the camp.  At this time, we are still hopeful that hosting the camp safely July 11-16, 2021 will be possible.  Should we not be able to host the camp, we will let everyone know with as much notice as possible, and postpone it to 2022.  Our plan is to make the final decision in the month of April.
    "Pre-Registration just started for those campers who were accepted to the camp for 2020 to attend in 2021.  That will continue through the end of February.  At that time, we will evaluate how many positions are available for additional campers from all across the Americas in order to fill the capacity to 30.  In March, we will begin taking applications for those remaining spots."
    For much more info, click on the button below.

Field Day, June 26, 2021

Hey y’all!  Since FD has been kept from us why not this year notch it up??  How about a Southern BBQ!  Pig Roast LIVE; Brisket in the smoker LIVE’
You- ATTEND with family and bring pot luck side dish or dessert!
DEAL???  Burgers and Hot Figs for the kids!

2021 Storm Spotter Webinar

Classes available Feb. 24 thru March 27, 2021
National weather Service classes will be conducted as live webinars with live Q&A.  They will use the GoToWebinar software, which can host up to 1000 people for each session.  Six webinars are currently planned in February and March, with different days of the week and diverse times represented.  All those who attend must register in advance.  Check the link below for dates and times.  Click on a time of interest for details and a link to register.

DOD COMEX 21; 60M Interoperability Test

The Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) has announced dates in 2021 during which MARS members will operate on 60 meters for interoperability with the amateur radio community.  Some dates coincide with quarterly Department of Defense Communications Exercises (COMEX).  The first two dates on the schedule are Feb. 23-27, and March 1-7.

W4DXCC DX and Contest Convention

Sept. 24-24, Pigeon Forge, TN

CQ World Wide 160M Contest, SSB

Feb. 26-28

Dixie Hts. School Club Roundup Results

Sherri, KJ4MOB, advisor for the Dixie Hts. High School Radio Club, KY4DH, reports that they made 326 contacts during the recent School Club Roundup contest, including 36 states, 2 Canadian Provinces and Italy.  Many thanks to all the local hams who helped out.

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
  • DSTAR REF056A
  • Echolink W4IOD-R 226113
Check-ins are managed through Netlogger.

Support Kentucky District 6 Amateur Radio Emergency Team Through AmazonSmile

Now you can support the local Kentcuky District 6 (previously District 7) Amatear Radio Emergency Team just by shopping on Amazon.  AmazonSmile allows you to select your favorite charity to receive a donation for your eligible Amazon purchases. Click the link below for more information and, if you decide to help, select Kentucky District 7 Amateur Radio Emergency Team, Inc as your charitable organization.  Thanks!

Greater Cincinnti Area Repeaters - updated 12-02-2020

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