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."

Flying Pig Marathon

May 1, 2022
It’s the largest weekend party in town, and you can be part of it! Whether you’re a runner or walker, whether you want to volunteer or cheer, whether you want to participate for charity, or just for your own satisfaction, we’d love for you to join us. Sign up today and be part of the Pig Party!

April Club Presentation

Art, KO4REK, discussed what ransomware is, its history, how it works, what it costs and how to help prevent it from disrupting our lives. The recorded session and handouts are linked below.

Hamvention 2022

May 20-22
Hamvention 2022 is weeks away! After a COVID hiatus, hams worldwide are ready to make the yearly trek once again. Hamvention will be held May 20, 21 and 22, 2022 at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio. Order your tickets now!

New England QSO Party

May 7-8
20 hours, 67 counties, the chase is on! You can chase counties and receive and award for working the counties of each state that make up "New England": Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont.

The event will be held: 2000Z Saturday until 0500Z Sunday and 1300Z Sunday until 2400Z Sunday

Youth on the Air Camp to Return in June

After a successful pilot camp program in 2021, the next camp for Youth on the Air (YOTA) in the Americas has been set for June 12–17, 2022. The camp will return to the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting in West Chester Township, Ohio.   The application period will open online on February 11.  Eligible participants are amateur radio operators between the ages of 15 and 25.  A total of 30 campers will be accepted.

License Exams

The Milford Amateur Radio Club (MARC) is now doing VE testing on the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM.   Location: Miami Township Civic Center located at 6101 Meijer Drive, Milford, OH 45150.

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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