Welcome to Kingsport Amateur Radio Club

Kingsport Amateur Radio Club is a group of amateur radio operators whose goals are to spread the art of radio, promote communications in the Tri-Cities area, and have fellowship with other radio operators. 

K4TRC Repeater: 146.970  -0.6Mhz  123Hz tone
Located on Bays Mountain with coverage to the whole Tri-Cities area

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ABOUT KARC

     Kingsport Amateur Radio Club was affliated on 2 October 1947. The club was formed out of a desire of local veterans, who were amateur radio operators, to establish a organization where all were welcome to come, fellowship together and advance in the art of radio.

Today the club has over 70  members from all over the Eastern Appalachian Tennessee Tri-Cities area. The club is involved in many activities in the area and has regular events for Parks on the Air (POTA), Summits on the Air (SOTA), Fox Hunting, Winter and summer Field Days, CW and much more.

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CLUB MEETINGS

The club meetings will be every 2nd Thursday of the month at The Press Room at Food City (300 Clinchfield, Kingsport, TN 37660). Dinner will be at 6:00 PM and the meeting will begin at 7:00 PM. Anyone is welcome to attend.

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WINTER FIELD DAY

Winter Field Day will be January 28-29, 2023


We will be partnering with Hawkins Hancock Amateur Radio Team (HHART) this year for Winter Field Day.

Winter Field Day will be held at Striggersville Volunteer Fire Department (697 Caney Creek Rd, Rogersville, TN 37857).

More information available soon. Make plans to join us!

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