ARRL offers Summer Teachers Institute

Integrate Science and Math with Engineering and Technology by Exploring Wireless Technology

ARRL, the national association for amateur radio, is offering two sessions of its Introductory Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology (TI-1) during the summer of 2017. The ARRL Teachers Institute is an expenses paid, intensive professional development opportunity for educators who want to receive training and resources to explore wireless technology in the classroom. Topics at the TI-1 Introduction to Wireless Technology, include basic electronics, radio science, microcontroller programming and basic robotics. ARRL will also offer an advanced Teachers Institute (TI-2) on Remote Sensing and Data Gathering.

The linked article from the March issue of ARRL’s journal, QST, includes the schedule and description of offerings this summer. Read “Amateur Radio in the STEM Classroom” in the 2016 April issue of Tech Directions to learn how four Teachers Institute grads employ amateur radio in their classrooms.

Visit the ARRL website at: for more details.
Go to for information about applying and to download an application.

Application deadline is May 1.


Debra Johnson, K1DMJ
Education Services Manager
ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio®
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494

Office:(860) 594-0296
Fax: (860) 594-0259

Affiliated Club Coordinator New Call and email

Kentucky Section Affiliated Club Coordinator/ State Government Liason Mark Currens has a NEW call- he is now N4VER! He also has a new email read below:

Hello Again. I have created a new email address which reflects my new vanity callsign. The new address is as follows; instead of; Thanks & 73 DE Mark/N4VER.


Dear Fellow Hams,

The monthly ARES reports for January will soon be due.

I want to thank those ECs/AECs/ADECs who have already submitted their reports. To facilitate a more efficient method to compile the monthly reports, please adhere to the following schedule:

EC/AEC/ADEC  due date = 7:00pm ET on Monday Feb 6th

DEC          due date = 7:00pm ET on Tuesday Feb 7th

ASEC         due date = 7:00pm ET on Wednesday Feb 8th

KYHAM        due date = 7:00pm ET on Thursday Feb 9th

SEC          due date = 7:00pm ET on Friday Feb 10th

The above schedule will allow each leadership level to review data submitted before having to submit their own report. Your cooperation and timeliness is appreciated. Reports are available at:

Remember, a report should be submitted, even if you have no specific information to report.

Information on how to submit a report is available at:

Please feel free to contact me. I’m always happy to help.image


Roman Rusinek – KE6YCW

KYHAM Administrator

Affiliated Club Coordinator Appointment

ARRL Kentucky Section Manager, Alan KY1O has appointed Mark Currens KI4OJG as the ARRL Kentucky Affiliated Club Coordinator effective 12/31/2016.

Mark commented, “I am really looking forward to serving all of the ARRL affiliated clubs and club members.” ” My goal is to help make our KY section grow and become one of the best within the ARRL.”Mark Currens


Ron Malinowski, Jr./WX4GPS,
Scott County Emergency Coordinator
Scott County Amateur Radio Club
August 28, 2016

This October, Scott County Public Library
will sponsor a four-session introductory
course leading to a Technician Amateur Radio
license. (See the four-week schedule
below.) Books and study materials will be
provided for the course. This is a four-part
course and registrants must attend all four
sessions. Registration is required due to class
size limitations.

The objective is to prepare students for
the 35-question multiple choice FCC examination
session that will be offered locally after
the instruction sessions have concluded (date, time,
and location will be announced at the end
of the course).

The schedule for the four instruction sessions is:

October 6: 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM – Meeting
Room B (High Tech Room).

October 13: 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM –
Meeting Room B (High Tech Room).

October 20: 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM –
Meeting Room B (High Tech Room).

October 27: 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM –
Meeting Room B (High Tech Room).

You may register at <
hamradioclass>. Classes are offered at no
charge – we are currently lining up some
amazing talent to teach the class. The
classes will be held at 104 South Bradford
Lane, Georgetown, KY. (GPS coordinates
38.191436, 84.563899)

If you have any questions please contact
Ron at 502-542-8252. IMG_8579

Richmond Hamfest Sept 24



WCARC is hosting a tech class here.
Mondays 9-12-2016 till 10-24-2016
1900-2100 hrs
Woodford Co EOC, basement of Versailles Fire Dept station #2
100 big sink pike.
Books approx $25.00
Please announce on your net.
CLASS limited to 15.
First come, first serve.
Anderson Co on 10-25-2016
Register at

1001001, –… …–,


Dayton Hamvention has a new home

image imageXENIA, Ohio (WDTN) – Days after Hara Arena announced it will close its doors, an announcement from Greene County officials revealed that Hamvention will be held at the Greene County Fairgrounds next year, according to our partners at the Xenia Gazette.

Wouff Hong sign up for GLH

Have you decided to attend the Royal Order of the Wouff Hong Ceremony? It’s at noon at the GLH Hamfest and ARRL Kentucky State Convention on Saturday 9/10/16. If you plan on being part of this, be sure to sign up at so your certificate can be printed. This ceremony is something all hams should experience. Do note, you must be an ARRL Member to participate. You can join ARRL at

EMCOMM planning invite

wanted ARES to be aware the Local Emergency Planning Committee, along with Louisville Emergency Services, and Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness, will be hosting the Fourth Annual Safety Fair on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 0900-1300 at Home Depot, 6840 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40258. Emergency Communications is a vital part of any response effort and I thought perhaps Jefferson County ARES and AUXCOM might be interested in having a presence at the event. If you are interested and would like more details please let me know.


Paul Kern, MBA


Public Health Planner

Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness
Office of Emergency & Public Health Preparedness
400 East Gray Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Office (502) 574-3646


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