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The 05 October 2015 meeting of the Capital Amateur Radio Society will begin at 7:00 pm (Note Time). A tentative agenda may be available on the meetings web page later this month, the program will include checking into the KY Emergency Net (KEN) on 3.9725 mHz and the KY Emergency Digital Net (KDN) on 3.585 mHz. Please watch this space for any last minute meeting location change information.


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The 02 November 2015 (Note Date) meeting of the Capital Amateur Radio Society will begin at 7:00 pm (Note Time). A tentative agenda may be available on the meetings web page later this month, the program will include checking into the KY Emergency Net (KEN) on 3.9725 mHz and the KY Emergency Digital Net (KDN) on 3.585 mHz. Please watch this space for any last minute meeting location change information.


General Information:

June 22 - 24, 2015 COMEX ham radio communications statewide exercise (full scale) - details are available at kyem.ky.gov/comex . Documents and exercise registration are also available there.

YouTube link to KC4S contact of KY4EOC (audio only) on the airborne cross-band repeater as part of Kentucky Emergency Management's 2015 COMEX. The aircraft was approximately 30 miles south of KC4S's location. Contact was made on an HT transmitting at 5 watts connected to a small mag mount antenna.

CSEPP exercise will be held 16 September 2015. The CSEPP Amateur Communications Exercise Plan for 2015 will be avilable at a later date. A CSEPP Amateur Communications Test Matrix is also anticipated to be availabe at a later date. Look for details here and thru kyham.net.

The Kentucky Geography Network is now including detailed weather information on its innovative weather mapping site, thanks to a partnership with the Kentucky Climate Center. http://www.kygeonet.ky.gov/kyweather/ . A news article and discussion of the web site can be found at http://techlines.ky.gov/2009/nov-dec/weather.htm .

If you have an interest in Skywarn (Severe Weather Spotting) training, you may obtain additional training details by clicking the indicated link. Basic and Advanced Field Spotter Guides are also available for download from this same web location. Training opportunities can ve viewed here.

Regular meeting dates are normally the first Monday of the month, at 7:00 pm, at the Frankfort Boone National Guard Center, Emergency Operation Center or Communications Center, off Highway 127, the Frankfort West Plaza Connector. A photo ID is required to enter thru the guarded entrance.

     2m contact via 147.1050, + 600, PL 107.2 .

Upcoming Lexington area amateur radio exams can be found on the Bluegrass Volunteer Examiners web page by clicking on the link.

A 2m and 70cm repeater map of Kentucky is available for viewing and downloading via the indicated link.

US Amateur Radio Frequency Bands chart from ARRL, effective 6 May 2008, is available for viewing and download via the indicated link.

The Capital Amateur Radio Society would like to acknowledge and sincerely thank K4TG for hosting the KY4EOC.com web site.

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