Ernie Fugate, KK4LLG, speaks to the students about the fundamentals and history of Amateur Radio.
Several members of the Kentucky Mountains ARC around Perry Co. gave a presentation to Mrs. Caudill’s after school Robotics Club on Friday, November 8th. John Farler, K4AVX; Ernie Fugate, KK4LLG, EC for Knott Co. and Johnnie Brashear, KY4JLB, REG 4 ASEC, . . . → Read More: KY Mountains ARC School Visit
The Hazard Hamfest was held on October 26th sponsored by Kentucky Mountains Amateur Radio Club and was proud to unveil a new Club Trailer to be used on Field Day and during Emergency Operations as a Command Post for ARES Amateur Radio Operators and if needed to help Red Cross or other relief organizations to help with transport of needed supplies into a . . . → Read More: HAZARD HAMFEST
For any of the amateurs in Region 4 which I am the editor for, I am glad to post messages of interest to the Amateur Radio Emergency Services on here. Just send me the article that you write up about what all is going on with you club or group dealing with news related items for . . . → Read More: TO ALL RADIO AMATEURS – ARES
For health reasons, I am retiring as the Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator for Reg. 4. Thanks to all of you who have worked to improve ARES in the Region.
Some counties have greatly improved, where there is an active EC. Remember that “fun” activities, even though they have a serious purpose, keep a group together, and attracts . . . → Read More: John Farler Retiring ASEC Region 4
On October 5th, 2013 the Harlan County Amateur Radio Club was involved in providing communication for the Cumberland Tourism which held a 1st Ride to the Summit Bicycle Ride in which approx. 30 some riders from other more level areas of the state and some from Knoxville, TN came with their bicycles to ride. The event . . . → Read More: Ride To The Summit Bicycle Ride Event
Fred Jones WA4SWF
Region 4 has several new appointees and we welcome them as ARES officials. All are well-qualified, and will help strengthen ARES in Eastern KY. The first is Chris Hecker, who takes over the EC position in Johnson Co. in District 9. Chris is very experienced, and works as the Regional EM . . . → Read More: ARES appointments
After an extended absence, the repeater on Flatwoods Mountain at Dorton, KY in Pike County is back on the air. The only change from before is that the access tone has changed to 127.3 from the old, published tone. The owner of the repeater, KC4KZT, Henry Clark, has plans in the immediate future to link . . . → Read More: Flatwoods Repeater 146.895 Back on the air
On 7/11/2013 8:24 AM, John Hager wrote:
District 9 ARES was involved in the COMEX exercise for both days. We were unable to communicate with the EOC in Frankfort via HF on 40and 75 meters .We could faintly hear the transmission from the EOC. On the second day we were able to . . . → Read More: District 9 COMEX Report
The Kentucky Mountains Amateur Radio Club, The Letcher County Amateur Radio Club and the Harlan County Amateur Radio Club joined in together for Field Day again on top of Pine Mt US 119 at the Whitesburg end of the Little Sheppard Trail lookout for a day of fun. Tim Webb KK4WH won the drawing for the . . . → Read More: Field Day 2013 Hazard
Here is a list of Member who attended from the Big Sandy and Louisa Amateur Radio Clubs during the 2013 ARRL Field Days at Paintsville Lake State Park on June 22-23 2013.
WA4SWF – Fred Jones
WD4CLW – Bill Callihan
WB4WAV – Allen Edima
KF4EJS – Chris Hecker
KY4CM – Curtis Meade
KG4VMB – Virgil Ferguson
K4KBR – Ken Robinson
KV4AJ – TJ Hoover
KI4EGC . . . → Read More: Field Day 2013 Paintsville