July NKARC Meeting Replay
Guest speaker, Katie Allen, WY7YL presented "The Fellowship of Ham Radio" at the July meeting. Katie talked about her ham radio journey since
taking a job with the ARRL in 2006, and later with HRO, She shared stories about all the travel and great people she has met along the way.
Thanks for a great program, Katie.
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."
146.895 MHz Repeater Back ON-THE-AIR
After a long silence, the local 146.895 MHz repeater, located in Edgewood, KY, is back in service thanks to the
ambition, ingenuity, and determination of Hal, WB4VOA, and Jack, AB4WS. Check it out. Join a net
at 7:45 PM on Wednesday evenings on this repeater.
Amateur Radio License Exams
July 27, 2021
An Amateur Radio license exams session is scheduled for 6PM, Thursday, July 27, at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints,
101 Bogie Lee Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601. Walk-ins allowed. Contact Brian Carter at ki4tlw(at)ky4law.com or (502) 545-0376 for
10-10 Int. Summer Contest, SSB
Aug. 7-8, 2021
10-10 contests are held for fun and to meet old, new and prospective members around the world. They 10-10 QSO Parties are events
that are held for fun and to meet old, new and prospective members around the world. (10-10 membership required for log submittal.)
Columbus, Ohio Hamfest
8AM - 1PM, August 7, 2021
Aladdin Shrine Center
1801 Gateway Circle
Grove City, Ohio 43123
Huntington, WV Hamfest
8:30AM - 1:30PM, August 14, 2021
New Baptist Church
610 28th St.
Huntington, WV 25702
This 'fest is a bit of a drive from Northern KY, but well worthwhile if you can also arrange a stop at the Museum of Radio and Technology,
1640 Florence Ave,
Huntington, WV 25701.
6 Meter Repeater On the Air
From Bill, NM4A: Congratulations, to Bob, KG4MVN, and thanks to Harold, WB4VOA, and Dave, AD4CC, the old W4YWH 53.750 (-1MHz) repeater is on
the air from the NKU campus.
New QST Article by NKARC Member
A very informative article by Christian Bravo, W4ALF, has been published in the August 2021 issue of QST.
From QST, "Learn how to make the most DX contacts by taking advantage of propagation, contests, and
Hams In The Air
A local group of hams has been doing antenna work to help others get on the air. Their latest project was to re-work antennas for the
Switzerland County EMA, which is now back on the air. For more info contact Greg, W0QI, at email@example.com, or see their Facebook page
at the link below.
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:
Check-ins are managed through Netlogger.
- Yaesu Fusion Wires-X W4IOD Node Number 43114
- YSF Reflector W4IOD YSF40806
- DMR Brandmeister Talkgroup 31211 Kentucky ARES
- DSTAR REF056A
- Echolink W4IOD-R 226113