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Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club
(last updated: 07/17/16)
ARRL Special Service Club

Welcome from the Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club. Our NKY Mapclub primarily serves the area of Northern Kentucky, but gladly offers its services and membership to anyone interested in Amateur Radio, regardless of location. NKARC holds regular, monthly meetings, open to all, with free VE testing preceding most meetings. The club owns and operates several VHF/UHF repeaters including one D-STAR machine. The club also participates in various public service and Ham Radio events throughout the year.

Announcements & Club News
NKARC Meeting
7:30pm, Monday, August 8, 2016
Fort Mitchell Baptist Church
2323 Dixie Hwy, Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
See map here.
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Portable Operations
A practical introduction to working portable
by Christian Bravo, W4ALF
Whether you are planning to QRP in the park or operate for an event, working portable is a popular and gratifying pastime within Amateur Radio. Key considerations and options will be discussed such as location selection, antennas, rigs, power source and general tips.
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VE Testing before the meeting as usual.
Testing starts at 6pm.
Columbus, OH Hamfest
8am - 1pm, August 6th, 2016
Aladdin Shrine Center
1801 Gateway Circle
Grove City, Ohio 43123
Mound Amateur Radio Association
5th Annual Swap Meet
7am - 12pm, August 13, 2016
Miamisburg Mound State Park
Miamisburg, Ohio 45342
Bluegrass Amateur Radio Society
Central Kentucky Hamfest
8am - 4pm, August 14, 2016
American Legion Post 34 Fair Grounds
725 West Broadway (U.S. 62)
Lawrenceburg, KY 40324
New DMR Repeater in Northern KY
Cecil, K4TCD, recently put up a DMR Repeater in Edgewood, KY, on 440.600 MHz, +5 MHz offset. This is in partnership with BluegrassDMR, c-Bridge K4USD. This new repeater supports all normal Talk Groups. Talk Group Local2 will connect to N. Cincinnati to make a true Greater Cincinnati Local2.
Notice: The K4CO D-STAR repeater is temporarily out of service due to site remodeling. Work continues. "Stay tuned" for updates.
National Parks on the Air Activation Schedule (NOPTA logo)
For more info on the ARRL National Parks on the Air
(NOPTA) 2016 activity click here.
A list of Cincinnati area Ham Radio nets may be found here,
or near the bottom of the NKARC Upcoming Events page.
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