Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club

Sharing and Promoting Amateur Radio in the Northern Kentucky Area

Club Meeting - 7:30 PM, Mon., 07/08/2019

Owen Electric Safety Demonstration

Owen Electric representative, Rodney Kincaid, will discuss a host of situations that can pose a hazard to unqualified persons concerning both high and low electrical voltages. We begin with showing how incorrectly connecting a generator to a home service can produce high voltages back out on our lines creating a hazard for our workers. Furthermore we show why you shouldn’t touch any downed utility wire and what to do should you find yourself in a situation where your vehicle comes in contact with a power line (Step and Touch Potential). Finally, we discuss the hazards that trees and other obstacles pose when placed too close to power lines. There will be time for Q&A.
NOTE: For this meeting only, we'll be meeting at the Ft. Mitchell Firehouse at 2355 Dixie Hwy., Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017. The Fire Chief is excited that his staff will have the opportunity to attend our program, too. We’ll park at the Fort Mitchell Baptist Church and walk over to the firehouse for the meeting. There will be no formal business meeting, however print-outs will be provided to members on info normally covered. Pizza will be available as usual with bottled water for the drink.

meeting location

Field Day, June 22-23, 2019

NKARC will operate K4CO, as usual, at Shelter House No. 2, Lincoln Ridge Park, 420 Independence Station Rd., Independence, KY, for Field Day. Setup for the event will start at 9 AM, Sat., June 22, and operations will begin at 2 PM. All are welcome!

Anyone planning to bring station equipment to operate is asked to notify event chairman, Kevin, KC4KEZ, at For questions email Kevin, or

map to park

News, Announcements & Events

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Kids Day

June 15, 2019
This is a great time to get youth on the air to share the joy and fun that Amateur Radio has to offer.

Milford Hamfest

8 AM - 1 PM, June 15, 2019
Clermont County Fairgrounds
1000 Locust Street
Owensville, OH 45160

W8DXCC Convention

1:30 PM - 6 PM, June 15, 2019
Located at the Clermont County Fairgrounds, 1000 Locust St, Owensville, OH 45160.
Keynote speaker - Tim Duffy (K3LR) of DX Engineering
Convention Presentations:
"Propagation Basics & Cycle 25" by Carl Luetzelschwab (K9LA)
"DX on 100 Watts & a Wire" by Tom Inglin (NR8Z)
"FT8" by Chuck Santis (K8CR) and Rob Lindsay (W8MRL)

Antique Radio Sale and Swap Meet

8 AM - 1 PM, June 22, 2019
Blue Ash Banquet Center
11330 Williamson Road
Cincinnati, OH 45241
Sponsored by The Cincinnati Antique Radio Society. An auction of of Antique Radios and related items starts at 11 AM.

Paddlefest Volunteers Needed

Aug. 3, 2019
Chris, KD8YVF, is lining volunteers to assist with communications for the Cincinnati Paddlefest event. If you are interested, email Chris at

Germantown Hamfest

8 AM - Noon, June 29, 2019
Germantown Senior Center
33 North Cherry Street
Germantown, Ohio 45327
Free Admission! Sponsored by the Greater Germantown Area Amateur Radio Club. For more information phone Phil Thomas, W8RMJ, at 937.902.6738, or email

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