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Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club
(last updated: 1/15/17)
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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, Feb. 13, 2017
Fort Mitchell Baptist Church
2323 Dixie Hwy, Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
See map here.
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Tommy Thompson, KK4YMO, Director of Kenton County Emergency Communications Center
will speak about the upcoming multi-county communications radio change to P25 mode 800 MHz system.
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VE Testing before the meeting as usual.
Testing starts at 6pm.
Club Membership for 2017
If you haven't already joined or renewed your membership to NKARC please take a minute to do so now. Just download the Membership Application form here, fill it out, and mail it with your dues to the address on the form. Your support and donations keep the K4CO repeaters on the air and pay for the club Field Day expenses.
ARRL January VHF Contest
Jan. 21-23, 2017
Winter Field Day 2017
Jan. 28-29, 2017
Have some fun and test your emergency preparedness under cold weather conditions.
(SKYWARN) NWS Spotter Training Schedule
A 2017 schedule for weather spotter training classes provided by the Wilmington, OH office of the National Weather Service is available here. This is a great opportunity to learn about severe weather systems, how to identify potentially dangerous cloud formations, and when and what to report.
DMR Repeater in Northern KY
A DMR repeater, operated by Cecil, K4TCD, and located in Edgewood, KY, may be found on 440.600 MHz, +5 MHz offset. This is in partnership with BluegrassDMR, c-Bridge K4USD. The 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 is in progress. "Stay tuned" for updates.
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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