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; instead of; Thanks & 73 . . . → Read More: ARRL Club Coordinator has new call and email

Lightning, floods and locust

Well it’s that time of year again.  Last evening a significant part of Kentucky and Indiana endured a night of heavy rain and significant lightning and thankfully no reports of locust.  Following is a reminder as to what things we, as spotters, need to report and more importantly, what NOT to report.

With the potential for severe . . . → Read More: Lightning, floods and locust


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/

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

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 . . . → Read More: Affiliated Club Coordinator Appointment

Fix ’em now

Fall is upon us.  The air is a bit cooler and the leaves are becoming crispy critters laying all over the ground.  That means it must be ANTENNA TIME!

This is the ideal time to fix your antenna farm.  Get that new antenna into the air or fix the one that’s been hanging there unused… because it . . . → Read More: Fix ’em now


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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