Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club

Sharing and Promoting Amateur Radio in the Northern Kentucky Area

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Amateur Radio License Training Online

Interested in getting started in Amateur Radio? Go to YouTube and look for a series of updated Technician License training videos by Dave Casler, KE0OG, or follow the link below.

from G6NHU

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."

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
  DSTAR REF056A
  Echolink W4IOD-R 226113
Check-ins are managed through Netlogger

Rex Alan Gordon, KJ4FIV, Silent Key

Rex Alan Gordon, 59, of Williamstown, KY, died Monday March 16, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood. Born Thursday February 9, 1961 in Covington, KY, he was the son of Marvin Gordon and the late Hazel Gordon. On August 26, 1983, he was united in marriage at Stringtown Christian Church to the former Dora Mae Scott; she survives. He was a Service Technician with Clayton Homes in Walton. He was an Amateur Radio Operator (HAM) for FEMA. In his spare time, Rex enjoyed being an escort for mobile home transporting and delivery. In addition to his wife of almost 38 years, Dora, he is survived by one son: Brian (Rachel) Ingram of Burlington, KY; one daughter: Chastity (Tim) Burgess of Crittenden, KY; two brothers: Randy (Jeannine) Gordon of Williamstown, KY, Ronnie (Gloria) Gordon of Williamstown, KY and one sister: Francie (late Mike) Plunkett of Berry, KY. Nine grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren also survive. He will be sadly missed by his friend and close comrade, “Bear”, a blue teacup Chihuahua.

Christian Bravo, W4ALF, Receives Award

NKARC member Christian Bravo, W4ALF, proudly received this CW Academy Service Award recently. Congratulations, Christian!

At the last NKARC meeting...

Christian Bravo, W4ALF, and Bruce Raines, W9BWR, describing their five day, five summit, SOTA adventure on the Appalachian Trail. Thanks for sharing!

Amateur Radio Emergency Service

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®) consists of Amateur Radio licensees who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes. Every licensed amateur, regardless of membership in ARRL or any other local or national organization, is eligible to apply for membership in ARES. Training may be required or desired to participate fully in ARES.

Support Kentucky District 6 Amateur Radio Emergency Team Through AmazonSmile

Now you can support the local Kentcuky District 6 (previously District 7) Amatear Radio Emergency Team just by shopping on Amazon. AmazonSmile allows you to select your favorite charity to receive a donation for your eligible Amazon purchases. Click the link below for more information and, if you decide to help, select Kentucky District 7 Amateur Radio Emergency Team, Inc as your charitable organization. Thanks!

New Ham Band Frequency Chart

The ARRL has published a new, veritcally oriented, frequency bands chart. It is available to download as a PDF file.

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