Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club

Sharing and Promoting Amateur Radio in the Northern Kentucky Area

Club Meeting - 7:30 PM, Mon., 05/13/2019

Tracking Airplane Positions in Real Time. We can do that??

by Mark Volstad, AI4BJ

Mark will show how to use a Raspberry Pi to build an ADS-B receiver. This is used to track aircraft positions in real time and plot them on a map. This program will begin inside then we’ll migrate outdoors to see how it works in real-time.

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News, Announcements & Events

Cesi, KD8OOB, presenting "SSTV - An Introduction" at the April club meeting.

Thanks, Cesi, for a great SSTV tutorial!

Flying Pig Volunteers Still Needed!

The 2019 Flying Pig Marathon will be May 2nd - 5th, and volunteers are needed. If you are interested click the button below for contact information and registration instructions.

World Amateur Radio Day

April 18, 2019
Every April 18, radio amateurs worldwide take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day. It was on this day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris.

Iceland SSTV Event

April 9-23, 2019
TF3JA will be transmitting images of Icelandic glaciers photographed in a time before we knew climate change existed. They will be transmitted on 14.230 MHz (+/- 5 kHz), at 1pm / 6pm / 11pm GMT.

Laughery Valley ARC Spring Hamfest

8am - Noon, April 27, 2019
Bright Indiana Lions Club
2160 Lamplight Dr.
Lawrenceburg, Indiana 47025

International Marconi Day (IMD)

April 27, 2019
This event celebrates the huge part Guglielmo Marconi played in the invention of radio. IMD is held annually to celebrate the birth of Marconi on 25 April 1874. Award available.

Dayton Hamvention

May 17-19, 2019
Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center
Xenia, OH
Free admission on Sunday, May 19, 9am - 1pm.

Young Ham of the Year Award

Nominatitons are now open for Young Ham of the Year Award named in memory of Amateur Radio Newsline's Bill Pasternak, WA6ITF. Information about eligibility is available at the Amateur Radio Newsline website,, under the YHOTY tab. Nomination forms must be received before May 31, 2019.

"So Now What?"

The ARRL has launched a new bi-weekly podcast geared to those who are just getting started on their Amateur Radio adventure. Whether you’re new to the hobby, looking to get back on the air after an absence, or just curious, check out this new opportunity.

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