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Northern Kentucky Amateur Radio Club
(last updated: 08/22/16)
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, Sept. 12, 2016
Fort Mitchell Baptist Church
2323 Dixie Hwy, Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
See map here.
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Balun Baloney Program
Balun Baloney
by Dave Core, K8WDA
Getting to the meat (simple truth). What baluns are, what they do, when and why we really need them.
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VE Testing before the meeting as usual.
Testing starts at 6pm.
To view or download a copy of Christian Bravo's
Portable Operations, A Practical Overview
presented on 8/8/2016, click here (3 MBytes).
Ohio QSO Party
Noon - Midnight EDT, August 27, 2016
Greater Louisville Hamfest 2016
and ARRL Kentucky State Convention

8am - 2pm, September 10, 2016
Paroquet Springs Conference Centre
395 Paroquet Springs Drive
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
OH-KY-IN Hamfest
8am - 1pm, September 17, 2016
Aiken High School
5641 Belmont Ave
Cincinnati 45224
Central Kentucky Amateur Radio Society
Richmond Hamfest
8am - 1pm, September 24, 2016
Madison County Fairgrounds
3237 Old KY 52
Richmond, KY
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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