Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club

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Past Club Presentations & Misc. Documents

Modern AM Modulation Techniques

On March 8, 2021, Geoff Mendenhall, W8GNM, presented a program about newer AM modulation technologies used in the broadcast industry for enhanced effeciency.  He clearly explained the technique of using amplitude and phase, which is used in several modern ham transciever, to digitally create a modulated waveform.  A replay of his Zoom presentation is available here.

DXpeditions: Does Size Really Matter?

At a special, noon day meeting Allan Batievsky, EA3HSO, talked about his experience and the fun he has had operating from various DX locations. A replay of his Zoom presentation is available here.

Youth On The Air (YOTA)

On Feb. 8, 2021, Carole Perry Educator of the Year Award recipient and host of HAM TALK LIVE, Neil Rapp, WB9VPG, provided an overview of the Youth on the Air program and the YOTA camp scheduled for July, 2021 at the VOA Park.  A replay of his Zoom presentation is available here.

Don't Be Late For FT8!

On Jan. 11, 2021, Joe Eisenberg, K0NEB, presented Don't Be Late For FT8, a primer on the "fastest growing mode in amateur radio history."  A replay of his Zoom presentation is available here.

The ICOM IC-705

The Oct. 12, 2020, Zoom presentation by ICOM Senior Sales Manager, Ray Novak, N9JA, on the new IC-705 is available here.

The BevFlex-4X System

The Sept. 14, 2020, slide show by Geoff Mendenhall, W8GNM, on "A novel, low noise, receiving, antenna system that is adaptable to your available space," is available here.

Analog Scanners Go Deaf in Northern Kentucky!?

A transcript (.txt file) of the Aug. 10, 2020, virtual meeting is available at the link below. The program was on the new P25 Phase2 system now in use in Northern KY, and what equipmemt is needed to listen in on the new channels. It was presented by Vod Villari, KJ4IAM, and Tommy Thompson, K4OCN.

Vintage CW Transmitters

Several circa 1929 CW transmitters artfully recreated by Gary Poland, W8PU.

My TV Channels Are Moving Again? Seriously?

The Oct. 14, 2019, presentation by Jay Adrick, K8CJY "My TV Channels Are Moving Again? Seriously?" or "TV Spectrum Repacking" is available here.

Remotely Controlling Your Station

Jack Prindle's Sept. 9, 2019, presentation, "Remotely Controlling Your Station" is available here.

The Wonderful World of 3d Printing

The Aug. 12, 2019, presentation by Christian Bravo, W4ALF, and Ben von Handorf, KN4COI, "The Wonderful World of 3d Printing", is available here.

DMR Radio Programming Tutorial

July, 2019
New to DMR? Jack Prindle, AB4WS, has written a tutorial on programming your new DMR radio. Click the link below for your copy.

SSTV - An Introduction

KD8OOB, Cesi Dibenedetto's, April 8, 2019, presentation, "SSTV - An Introduction", is available here.

The Road to 6 Meters, "It's the Magic Band"

Christian Bravo's May 14, 2018, presentation, The Road to 6 Meters, "It's the Magic Band", is available in either PDF format or as a PowerPoint file (.pptx) below.

Portable Operations, A Practical Overview

Christian Bravo's presentation, Portable Operations, A Practical Overview, Version 3 (updated on 12/1/2020), is available here.

Show Us Your Shack

A copy of the January 8th, 2018, slide show, Show Us Your Shack is available here.

Summits On The Air: "A Trip to Pine Mountain"

A copy of Christain Bravo's & Mark Volstad's November 13rd 2017, presentation, Summits On The Air: "A Trip to Pine Mountain" is available below. Also, a video of their Pine Mountain SOTA activation.

Using an SDR Rcvr for a Panadapter

A copy of Dave Core's October. 9th, 2017, presentation, Using an SDR Rcvr for a Panadapter is available here.

The New Kenton County Public Service System and Scanners of the Future

A copy of Rod Villari's July 10th, 2017, presentation The New Kenton County Public Service System and Scanners of the Future is available here.

Arduino Resources

A copy of an Arduino Resources sheet prepared by Mark, AI4BJ, in conjunction with his 10/11/16 presentation is available here.

The Road to CW de W4ALF

A copy of the booklet The Road to CW de W4ALF, by Christian Bravo, presented on 3/14/2016, is available here.

DXing - A Practical Guide

A copy of Christian Bravo's, 9/14/2015 presentation, DXing - A Practical Guide, is available here.

The Feedline

The Feedline, the club newsletter was originated and edited by Joe Burke, WA8OGS (1974 to 1976), then edited by Tim Anderson, AG4XM (?? to July, 2005), Brian Clark, W4SOU (Aug. 2005 to Jan. 2007), and Mark Volstad, AI4BJ (Feb., 2007 to Sept., 2012).  It was discontinued in 2012.  See below for available past issues.

2006

Missing Missing Missing April
Missing Missing July Missing
Sept Missing Nov Dec

2005

Missing Missing Missing Missing
Missing June July Missing
Missing Missing Nov Missing

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1976

Jan Feb March April
May June July Aug
Sept Oct Nov-Dec

1975

Jan Feb March April
May June July Aug
Sept Oct Nov Dec

1974

Vol 1, Num 1 Nov Dec

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