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."

November NKARC Meeting Recap

Pete Thomson, KE5GGY, provided an interesting and fun overview of the Santa Net and the 3916 Net.  Pete has been instrumental and active with both nets for a number of years. He says the Santa Net brings lots of joy to young and old alike and is a great way to introduce young kids to Ham Radio. The 3916 Net is a rag chew net on 3.916MHz, starting at 8PM Eastern Time each evening. They invite anyone to tune in and enjoy great stories and conversation.

YAESU 1000 Giveaway

Interested in winning this beauty, a YAESU 1000 radio, including power supply and dipole antenna?!?!  Are you a member of the Northern KY ARC (NKARC), Switzerland County ARC, the "Hams in the Air" club, or the Milford ARC?  If so, pay your dues before the drawing and automatically be in the raffle!  Only dues paid members for 2022 can win.  More info to follow.   Contact your club and pay your dues soon.

CQ World Wide DX Contest - CW

Nov. 27-28, 2021
The CQ WW is the largest Amateur Radio competition in the world.  Over 35,000 participants take to the airwaves with the goal of making as many contacts with as many different DXCC entities and CQ Zones as possible.

ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program

The ARRL Foundation Scholarship application period for the academic year 2022-2023 is open now through December 31, 2021.

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.

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.

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