Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club
(last updated: 10/4/15)
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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 maintains and operates five 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, October 12, 2015
Fort Mitchell Baptist Church
2323 Dixie Hwy, Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
See map here.
Parking in the rear, off of Silver Ave.
Plenty of room to park.
Enter at the rear of the church and go down the steps.
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Thomas Delaney, W8WTD
Vice Director, ARRL Great Lakes Division

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Free VE Testing before the meeting as usual.
Testing starts at 6pm.
To download a PDF copy of W4ALF's 9/14/2015 presentation,
"DXing - A Practical Guide," click here (3 MBytes).
ARRL Award *** Club Receives Award ***
August 3, 2015 - The ARRL has designated the NKARC as a Special Service Club. This award recognizes and encourages "the visibility of Amateur Radio as a positive force in the community by assisting in emergencies, and providing and encouraging training: as well as to further club activites for the betterment of membership and the Amateur Radio Service."
Operating Events to Highlight Ham Radio Youth
Oct. 16-18, 2015 - Boy Scout Jamboree On The Air (JOTA)
Local BSA STEM Troop 437 (Ft. Thomas, KY) will participate on Saturday, Oct. 17th. Other area troops may also join in.
Oct. 19-23, 2015 - ARRL School Club Roundup
The Dixie Heights High School club, KY4DH, will be on the air.
Mark, AI4BJ, ARRL Section Youth Coordinator, will be assisting both groups in their respective events.
Grant County ARC Hamfest
Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, 8am - 2pm
ABCAP Building, 406 W Plum St, Georgetown, OH 45121
Honor Run Half Marathon
Volunteers Needed - Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015
The Honor Run starts under the Florence Y'All Water Tower,
Florence, KY.
If you would like to volunteer to help provide communications for the Honor Run Half Marathon email Todd at
Check out This web site belongs to club member Ken, W4KGH, who is constructing and selling
Economy HF Multiband End Fed Matchboxes
with or without the antenna wire, etc., to make a complete end fed antenna. Ken has graciously volunteered to share a portion of each sale with the club.
Be sure to follow the club on Facebook Twitter and Yahoo Groups.
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