Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club

Sharing and Promoting Amateur Radio in the Northern Kentucky Area

Club Meeting - 7:30 PM, Mon., 04/08/19

SSTV - An Introduction

by Cesi DiBenedetto, KD8OOB

Slow Scan TV (SSTV) is one of several image modes utilized by amateur radio enthusiasts. With today's modern technology, it has never been easier to share pictures with other hams around the world. This presentation will discuss the fundamentals of SSTV, what is needed to transmit images via SSTV and even provide a demonstration on how it can be done with an HT and smartphone.

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News, Announcements & Events

Jay, K8CJY, presenting "VOA Bethany: A Story of Creative Radio Engineering" at the March club meeting.

"Tell the truth and let the world decide." Please support the Voice of America Museum and help keep this facinating history alive.

Listen to "AB4WS Radio Show" on Spreaker.

CQ World-Wide WPX Contest

SSB: March 30-31, 2019
Objective: For amateurs world wide to contact as many amateurs and prefixes as possible during the contest period.

Flying Pig Volunteer Registration Open

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.

"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.

Skywarn Spotter Training

The Wilmington Office of the National Weather Service will be offering spotter training in several local area counties.
   Owen/Grant Counties, KY - March 25
   Campbell County, KY - April 3

For those who have already completed the basic spotter training and want additional information, Advanced Spotter Training will be offered on Saturday, May 4th, from 9am to 1pm, at the Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230. Registration requested.

Amateur Radio License Classes

The OH-KY-IN Amateur Radio Society will host a Tech and General class starting April 15th, running through May 13th, on Monday nights 7-9pm, at the Red Cross Building, 2111 Dana Ave., Cincinnati, OH. VE Testing is scheduled for May 25th in St Bernard in the Centennial Hall, 110 Washington Ave., at 9am.

To sign up or for more info email Mike, KD8ZLB, at

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