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Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club
(last updated: 12/05/16)
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
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(holiday pic) NKARC Holiday Dinner Meeting
7:00pm, Monday, December 12, 2016
Texas Road House
3480 Valley Plaza Parkway, Ft. Wright, KY 41017
See map here.
Please RSVP to k4co@ymail.com by Dec. 5th.
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Sorry, no VE Testing this month.
NKARC Officers for 2017
Left to right: Vice Pres.- Judy W1ORO, President- Greg W0QI, Director at Large- Don KJ4VZX.
(2017 Officers) Congratulations!
Santa Net on 3916 KHz
Give your kids, grandkids, or anyone young at heart a chance to talk to Santa Claus via Amateur Radio. Santa Net is on the air every night at 8:30pm EST, now through Dec. 24.
WW II Battleships Honored
- Hams will operate from the USS Iowa as NI6BB from 1800 to 2300 UTC on Dec. 7, 2016 to remember the attack on Pearl Harbor. For more info see http://biara.org/special-events.
- From 1500 to 2300 UTC on Dec. 10, 2016, W8WV will be on 20 and 40 meters to honor the USS West Virginia which was damaged at Pearl Harbor. Special QSL cards will be available.
ARRL 10-Meter Contest
Dec. 10-11, 2016
ARRL Rookie Roundup, CW
Dec. 18, 2016
To view or download an Arduino Resources sheet prepared by Mark, AI4BJ, click here. This handout includes sources for additional information to go along with Marks excellent presentation on the Arduino microcontroller at the last club meeting.
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 is in progress. "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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