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The objective of the club shall be:

  • Promotion of interest in amateur radio communication and experimentation
  • The relaying of messages by radio without charge
  • Provide emergency and community service communications
  • Advancement of the radio art
  • The maintenance of fraternalism and a high starndard of conduct amoung club members
  • The promotion of other activities similar to those named


Coming Events & Information

W4DXCC Convention in Pigeon Forge Tn September 22 and 23. This is an excellent event to attend as it includes a one day HAM Bootcamp, vendors like ICOM, Yaesu and Elecraft and several worthwhile forums. Registered guest have free lunch, snacks and drinks.   Visit http://W4DXCC.com for more information and registration.

There are three club breakfasts each month.  They are held on the 1st and 4th Wednesdays and the second Saturday.  For more details, check out the club activities tab.


License Testing

On the odd months of the year, prior to the normally scheduled club meeting, the club offers testing for Amateur Radio Licenses.  The tests will be administered at 5:00 p.m. at the Eastman Toy F. Reid Recreation Center located at 400 S. Wilcox Dr., Kingsport, TN.  If you are interested in taking an exam, please contact Tom Price, KI4CVU, at ki4cvu@gmail.com or phone (423) 429-1500.  All applicants MUST Pre-Register with Tom prior to the day you would like to take an exam.  See menu tab for additional details.


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