Thanks to Joe Eisenberg, K0NEB, for a great look back at years of Dayton Hamventions, and insight into how Joe, the "Cat in the Hat"
produces his Hamvention slide shows, obviously something he is very good at. Look for Joe, wearing his famous hat, at the Huntsville
hamfest this year.
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."
Amateur Radio Operators' Appreciation Days
Ohio Governor, Mike DeWine proclaims June 26-27, 2021, as "Amateur Radio Operators' Appreciation Days".
Read the resolution at the link below.
Amateur Radio License Exam
May 19, 2021
The Dial Radio Club, Middletown, OH, will offer amateur radio operator's license examinations, beginning at 6 pm, on Wednesday,
May 19, 2021 in the library of John XXIII Elementary School, 3806 Manchester Road, Middletown, 45042.
Applicants must furnish the original and one photocopy of their current license (if any), original of any certificates of
successful completion of examination (CSCE) they may hold, positive (photo) identification, and license ID number (FRN).
Walk-ins welcome - Preregistration not required. Exams are free ... No test fees will be collected.
For additional information contact David Williamson, KD8W, 513-424-5819, or Ron Spaulding, N8QF, 513-617-6181.
"Remote" Amateur Radio License Exams
The Aurora Amateur Radio Group hosts remote VE Exams using Zoom. See the links below for more information and exam schedule.
Virtual Contest University
May 20, 2021
Click on the link below for agenda and free registration.
Virtual Dayton Hamvention Forums
May 21, 2021
Click on the link below for more information and free registration.
QRP International Virtual Seminar
May 22, 2021
QRP International will host a virtual seminar, "Four Days In May" (FDIM) on May 22. A $10 registration includes
an emailed PDF copy of the Proceedings. Registration required by May 15.
New! - YOTA Contest
May 22, 2021
Objective: Increasing youngsters activity on the air, strengthening the reputation of the Youth On The Air (YOTA) program and demonstration of support for youngsters across the world.
Honor Run Half Marathon 2021
Nov. 14, Florence, KY
According to Todd, KY4TS, the Honor Run Half Marathon for 2021 will take place on Nov. 14. Todd is looking for local hams to
help with communications during the event. If you are interested in helping, email Todd at KY4TS(at)yahoo.com.
Map of Kentucky Repeaters
A map of Kentucky showing approximate repeater locations, frequencies, offsets, etc., has been revised and published by Bill, N4DIT.
It is available as a PDF at the link below.
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