Makers Fair event NKY

Maker Faire is an event created by Make magazine to “celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science projects and the Do-It-Yourself mindset”

N4YHC- David , Kentucky Section Technical Specialist spotted KY Section Youth Coordinator Mark AI4BJ and Christian W4ALF,of NKARC showing off Amateur Radio at the Boone County High School . . . → Read More: Makers Fair event NKY

Field Day 2017 PSA’s available and info

Hi all-

2017 ARRL Field Day PSAs are now live at www.arrl.org/field-day

There are two audio and two video PSAs. All are 29 seconds long. There is a “generic” version, which points listeners/viewers to the ARRL Field Day web site, to use the Field Day Locator. There is also a version which allows local contact info. For the . . . → Read More: Field Day 2017 PSA’s available and info

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 . . . → Read More: ARRL offers summer Teachers Institute

Bullitt ARS celebrating 40 years

The Bullitt Amateur Radio Society , located in Shepherdsville KY, is celebrating 40 years.  The first meeting was held on January 11, 1977 and one of those in attendance is still an active member (KC4OJ).

The BARS group has been very active for its’ entire existence.  Early on, the club focused on training and licensing under the . . . → Read More: Bullitt ARS celebrating 40 years

ARRL State convention 2016

The ARRL state convention was held in concert with the Louisville hamfest in Shepherdsville on September 10, 2016.  It was a great show!

Kudos to the Louisville hamfest committee.  This small group works year round to ensure that the Louisville hamfest continues to grow and prosper.  This year, they pulled out all the stops.  The doors opened . . . → Read More: ARRL State convention 2016

Louisville Hamfest – Bigger and Better

Have you made plans to attend the Louisville hamfest?  If not, now would be a good time to grab your tickets.  You can get pre-fest prices until September 6 online at LouisvilleHamfest.com. 

So why is an ‘ad’ for the hamfest appearing on the pages of KYHAM?  Well, to be honest, this is more a recognition of . . . → Read More: Louisville Hamfest – Bigger and Better

Rules? We don’t need no bloody rules!

Well, yes I did include a double negative in the title  just to prove a point.  A world without rules is chaos just as a world with too many rules is tyranny.  So why do we need rules?

Amateur radio is, and has been since its’ inception, self policing. We have always prided ourselves on understanding and . . . → Read More: Rules? We don’t need no bloody rules!

Dayton Hamvention has a new home

XENIA, 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 . . . → Read More: Dayton Hamvention has a new home

Field Day 10 days away

Field day is a short ten days away.  Are you prepared?  Are you looking for a place to visit or operate?  Well the ARRL has just the web page for you.  Find a field day operation near you.  Just click here.

I’ve used this page over the years when I’ve traveled during field day weekends.  You can . . . → Read More: Field Day 10 days away

OHIO NVIS event

Kent

Ohio Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) will sponsor “NVIS Antenna Day http://www.qsl.net/ash_ares/NVIS20APRIL202015.pdf” on Saturday, April 25, 2016. The idea, said Ohio Section Emergency Coordinator Stan Broadway, N8BHL, is to determine if the sometimes-vaunted near-vertical incidence skywave — or NVIS — concept really works as an antenna for emergency communication on HF. NVIS http://www.arrl.org/nvis, is a technique . . . → Read More: OHIO NVIS event