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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

Don’t Forget to join us for Breakfast At Cafe 93 this Wednesday.   For more information about our breakfast outings, look under the Activities Tab to your left.

Did you know Owen Garriott?  He is the Father of Amateur Radio contacts in space.  Read more about him on these links: 

http://www.arrl.org/news/amateur-radio-in-space-pioneer-astronaut-owen-garriott-w5lfl-sk

https://www.qrz.com

Are You Looking  for some serious SOTA action?  The 2019 W4 Spring Campout on Roan Mountain will be held from May 1 through May 6.  Meet someone you have only heard on the radio!!!  For more information contact Patrick Quesinberry, K4LPQ.  Follow this link for more information:     https://reflector.sota.org.uk/t/2019-w4-spring-campout-may-1-6/19407

Come Join Us For Field Day 2019!!!  It is always Fun, The Food is good and there is always plenty of it.  The level of Camaraderie is high and it is great to see friends we haven’t seen in a while.  The dates of  the event are June 22 and 23.  More information will be discussed at the next two club meetings.

WJHL Tour  With Anchor Josh Smith, Chuck Short and Rick Johnson

Meet Dave Stevens

Dave Stevens At Home With His Station

To Read Dave Stevens Biography Click Here

Coffee Lovers Neil Weber (KM4MWH) And Ken Klotz (W4IJK) At Cafe 93

Do You Know The Owner Of This Committed Ham?


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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