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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 among club members
  • The promotion of other activities similar to those named

A Trailer For The Club?

Yes!!!  Dave Stevens,  (WB4DES)  on behalf of our club, is seeking a grant that would fund a trailer for our club.  The purpose of the trailer is to promote education and skills associated with Amateur Radio along with providing communication for emergency services.  Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

 

Proposed Trailer

 

2X MG

A Huge Congratulations goes out to Ron Burns  (KI4TN)  and Liz Burns  (K1LIZ)  for achieving SOTA Mountain Goat status TWICE!!!  What a fantastic achievement for them!!!  Liz is the second female in North America to win this coveted status.

Winter Field Day

Winter Field Day will be held on January 25 and 26.  President Rick Johnson  (WB4RLJ)  will of course send an email with all pertinent information as soon as the plans are finalized.

For Sale

Looking for a complete station at a Great Price?  Visit the Facebook Page belonging to Patrick Quesinberry (K4LPQ) and see what you can get for $800!!! Patrick will even supply some tutoring on operating the equipment.  The station is centered around the Yaesu DX 1200.

Yeasu DX 1200

Meet Paul Marcum AC4QZ

To Read His Biography, Click On This Link

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.  If you are testing for Technician Class,  you must  apply for an FRN (Federal Registration Number) first at  frn@fcc.gov   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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