Hazard Hamfest TRICKS and TREATS

imageFind some handy ham radio TRICKS or buy some or win some nice Ham Radio TREATS at the Hazard Hamfest October 31st HALLOWEEN day.  Click on the flyer for more info or go to www.kmarc.net for more information. Questions email: jlb741@yahoo.com  606-438-5557 or dacker.combs@perry.schools.us 606-216-5972

ARES members attend DHS AUXCOMM class

imageARES members recently attended a DHS AUXCOMM class they are:Larry Morris AD6QJ ARES MEMBER Kimber Heddens KI4GWN EC Henderson County Josh Kern KK4BKD AEC Calloway County Cecil K4TCD SEC Mike Taylor N4MHT AEC Caldwell County
Arnie W7BIA DHS-OEC Instructor Hank N4ORX DHS-EOC Instructor

KY Dist.7 ARES holds planning meeting!

imageimageKY District 7 ARES held a planning meeting on October 21st discussing training and upcoming activities,and equipment status! AI4IP Tony AEC Campbell, AB4WS Jack DEC7, Cecil K4TCD SEC, Todd KY4TS SEC Boone, Brian AG4BC EC Owen, Greg W4TSA EC Kenton, and Ron WX4GPS EC Scott Rick KD4PYR Treasurer KD7ARET, Inc

British Video for amateur radio excellent to share!

This video produced by our counter parts in Great Britain is an excellent show off video to our hobby and our service to community.

Bullitt, Shelby and Jefferson CO. HAMS ASSIST KAYAK EVENT

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The addition of amateur radio communication to Riverthon 2015 ( www.riverthon.org ) was a hugh success and greatly appreciated by the event management. Thanks to the thirteen amateurs who participated in yesterday’s event:

AA2EA Phil Alley
N9WSV Jeffrey Brady
KJ4YIG James Brown
NF8D Drew Foster
KJ4HUW Dennis Lutz
KC9JAV Russell Meredith
KG4RFE Russ Mills
K4LLR Larry Rodan Sr
KC4S Rickey E. Singletonn
KC4WQ Buddy Sohl
KJ4QFK Tina Sohl
WB4BCE Harry Sonnheim
KB9OIC Wes Temple

A special thanks to Brock Persons (KK4CZ), Steve Schaub (W4PF) and Roman Rusinek (KE6YCW) for the use of their repeaters. I also want to extent a special thanks to Drew Foster for his assistance in planning the amateur radio support for this event. I’ll have additional event details later this week. The photos are from the start of the Mayor’s Cup 22 at Westport, KY and the start of the SUP7 in Harrod’s Creek.

NKARC operates JOTA 2015

image image image imageThis report from KY Section Youth Coordinator Mark AI4BJ:

The weather was cool, but the bands were hot, as the enthusiastic scouts of BSA STEM Troop 437, Fort Thomas, KY made contacts with fellow scouts and hams in Oklahoma, San Francisco and Fleming Island, Florida, during the 2015 Jamboree-On-The-Air. I expect to be hearing some of these youngsters operating under their own call signs in the not too distant future!

KY Mountains ARC assists with JOTA!

image image image imageThe Kentucky Mountains Amateur Radio Club and Representatives From ARRL & ARES KY Region 4 Set up on an reclaimed strip mine, with 415 scouts and 135 chaperones to work a Coal Camp activity in conjunction with Jamboree on the Air the scouts made contacts on 10 meters and 40 meters and had a good time. Working the event today was KY4JLB, ASEC Region 4 KE4OZS, David Pierce AEC Perry County, KK4IFF Jimmy Hatton and KK4LLG Ernie Fugate, ASST. Section Manager KY Region 4.
Operation’s today were powered with a new Solar power system.

ARRL National Parks On The Air

imageA new ARRL Contest just announced follow the link for details- hear you on the air KY!!!


Tim Resigns as the SERA Frequency Coordinator

Tim K4TDO has really done a great job as our Frequency Coordinator in the Eastern part of KY.
I would like to thank you for the years of service and dedication you have and continue to give to amateur radio. Your dedication of knowledge, time, ability, equipment, and know how has fueled a resurgence of VHF/UHF communications in Eastern Kentucky. —Thanks Fred Jones WA4SWF—


This Saturday the Kentucky Mountains Amateur Radio Club will be at the KY Coal Jamboree in Region 4- with the Boy Scouts  for the JOTA operation letting them make radio contacts. From noon till -??? Come on out and join us should be a fun day.