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

ARRL Club Coordinator has 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; n4ver.ky@gmail.com instead of; KI4OJG@gmail.com. Thanks & 73 . . . → Read More: ARRL Club Coordinator has new call and email

JANUARY ARES REPORTS DUE

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 . . . → Read More: JANUARY ARES REPORTS DUE

What Radio gear can you bring on airplane/

Somebody asked a very good question about what can you bring through the TSA checkpoint ham radio related.?

Hi all,
Good question and an easy answer is YES all electronics are allowed through the TSA security carry on checkpoint.
But keep things in mind- due to their nature they may get you some extra security screening after all they . . . → Read More: What Radio gear can you bring on airplane/

SCOTT COUNTY Ham Course

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 . . . → Read More: SCOTT COUNTY Ham Course

Richmond Hamfest Sept 24

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Hardin Co ARES has busy Saturday

Shelby W8WN reports on a busy Saturday for EMCOMM practice and response:

The Hazmat field exercise with KY86 FD & Crop Production Svcs went off very smoothly this morning. Things went well. But not perfectly, which is good – otherwise, none of those on the scene would have learned anything!

We had about 15 operators, some of . . . → Read More: Hardin Co ARES has busy Saturday

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

ROWH Ceremony sign up

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 http://louisvillehamfest.com/wouffhong.htm so your certificate can be printed. This ceremony is something all hams should . . . → Read More: ROWH Ceremony sign up

Governor declares State of Emergency

KYEM CONTINUES MONITORING STRONG WEATHER SYSTEM

Contact: Kentucky Joint Information Center
502.607.6666

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 8, 2016) – The State Emergency Operations Center and
the Kentucky Joint Information Center remain activated at Level IV and
continue to monitor the strong weather system that has impacted the
Commonwealth over the last few days. The system has dropped at least 15
inches of rain in . . . → Read More: Governor declares State of Emergency