® KCARC

Club Nets on Every Wednesday
1900 - 440 Net 444.075Mhz Tone 103.5
1930 - 2 meter Net 145.43 Mhz Tone 88.5    
2000 - 10 meter Net 28.330 Mhz
2030 - 75 meter Net 3.990 Mhz





Upcoming Club Function

Sep 08 2018

Club Breakfast, Saturday, Sep 08 2018 09:00 – 11:00 Best Western Silverdale, 3073 Bucklin Hill Road in Silverdale. All-You-Can Eat Breakfast Buffet for $10.00 each. Cash or check ONLY, please, payable to KCARC. Everyone is welcome.

Kitsap County Amateur Radio Club (KCARC) is an amateur radio public service organization & ARRL Special Services club located on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula in Washington State. We are nestled between the beautiful Cascade Mountain range to the east and the majestic Olympic Mountain Range on the west. You will not find a prettier place to live and operate amateur radio. Please join us every Wednesday night for the club's on the air nets. We also enjoy a very active group of hams and have monthly general meetings (please check calendar for more details), project nights and other activities throughout the year. We offer free classes, examinations for new ham's, and upgrades for existing licenses. Also many of our members participate in Emergency Communications and Kitsap County ACS, and as Skywarn weather spotters. We encourage everyone interested to attend our meetings (Please check calendar for more info). They are open to all, licensed or not. Please feel free to contact us anytime at info@kcarc.org
Amateur Radio News
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VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 19 August 2018 - New Amateurs Edition

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The ARRL Letter, August 16, 2018

Ham Radio Workbench Podcast - Episode 57 - Antennas for HOA restricted locations

Breakthrough Invisibility Cloak & Absorber Technologies Receive Patents

A Pair of Coronal Holes & a Probe: Solar Storm Shortie 08-14-2018

Ailunce HD1 Update Firmware V1.5.3 and Software V1.98

AmateurLogic 120: Raspberry Pi for PC?

Ham Talk Live! Episode 128 - Logging Options with Val, NV9L

DXZone: Amateur Radio daily Top 10
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ARRL US amateur radio bands

Download this color US ham radio band-plan in PDF format edited by ARRL

Amateur Radio Band Plan Layout

Free downloadable band plans layouts ready to print in pdf format by C.Gustave Sandberg W1CGS, band plans are updated to 2007.

KD8CEC Amateur Radio Blog

A personal blog about amateur radio activities, including homebrew, bitx, ubitx, mcHF, JT65, FT8 and more digital communications.

Considerate Operators Frequency Guide

The Considerate Operator's Guide shows frequencies generally recognized for certain modes or activities (all frequencies are in MHz).

Morse Decoder CWRX

A danish program capable to receive and decode morse code, free for windows

TASYL

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ARRL: US Band Plan

Includes a downlodable colorfull or b/w US Band Plan in PDF Format

Wrexham ham radio club

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NS9RC North Shore Radio Club

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American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources
The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.

SAQ in Sweden Receives More than 300 Reports on Alexanderson Day, July 1

SAQ, the old Alexanderson alternator transmitter at the World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station in Sweden, received 321 listener reports in response to its three 17.2 kHz transmissions on Alexanderson Day, July 1.

A video of the transmissions is available on YouTube. SAQ said five reports indicated that SAQ was not heard. A summary of listener reports and a map of listener reports have been posted...

Former Wisconsin Section Manager Don Michalski, W9IXG, SK

Former Wisconsin ARRL Section Manager Don Michalski, W9IXG, of Madison, died on August 11. He was 77.

Michalski led the Wisconsin Section from 1999 until 2015. He served as net manager for the Badger Weather Net and was active in the Wisconsin Badger Amateur Radio Society (W9YT) at the University of Wisconsin. Michalski served as an ARRL Official Observer and as a Technical Specialist. He also w...

Well-Known Contester, DXer Bob Morris, W4MYA, SK

Robert S. “Bob” Morris, W4MYA, of Goochland, Virginia, died on August 14. An ARRL Life Member, he was 72. Morris had been suffering from cancer but remained active on the air until very recently. He was sometimes called “Dude” within the contesting community for one of his favorite expressions, “Run ’em, dude.”

Morris was a member of the Potomac Valley Radio Club, enjoyed both contesting and DXi...

The K7RA Solar Update

Australia’s Space Weather Services issued a Geomagnetic Disturbance Warning at 0022 UTC on August 16. "Geomagnetic activity is expected to be at Quiet to Active levels due to coronal hole effects. A period of significant southward Bz component could produce isolated Minor Storm levels."

What is the Bz component? It is a component of the interplanetary magnetic field, or IMF. http://pluto.space.s...

UN Amateur Radio Club’s 4U1UN Makes Major Moves toward Getting Back on the Air

United Nations Amateur Radio Club President James Sarte, K2QI, said on August 16 that their club station, 4U1UN, is several steps closer to getting back on the air after a long absence.

“Dmitri Zhikharev, RA9USU, along with Adrian Ciuperca, KO8SCA, have been working with me behind the scenes to get the station operational again,” Sarte said. Generous donations from Zhikharev, Ed Kritsky, NT2X, a...

Short-Wave Radio Reports May Offer Best Evidence of Amelia Earhart’s Fate

The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) believes it has the key to unlock the decades-old mystery of what happened to famed aviator Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan in their planned circumnavigation of the globe in 1937. TIGHAR’s The Earhart Project analyzed dozens of radio transmissions received by radio amateurs and other short-wave listeners during the fra...

Weather and Tides Could Hamper Second Market Reef Youth Team Landing

A second group of young operators will attempt a landing at Market Reef on August 18 for a week of operating from the Youth on the Air station, OJ0C, at the remote lighthouse outpost. They hope to take part in the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend (ILLW) event.

The Market Reef lighthouse is located so low that waves can roll over the entire DXCC entity. With no jetty, landing can be ha...

The Doctor Will See You Now!

“Dummy Loads” is the topic of the new (August 16) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!

Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wherever you like!

Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor-in-Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and the Doctor himself, Jo...

Dave Popkin, W2CC/AAR2BU Receives Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

A New Jersey radio amateur and Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) member has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from President Donald Trump. ARRL Charter Life Member Dave Popkin, W2CC/AAR2BU, was recognized for his extraordinary contributions as a MARS volunteer.

“On behalf of a grateful nation, I thank you for your lifetime of service to your fellow Americans and those most in need,” Pre...

Ham-Astronauts among First Nine Astronauts Scheduled to Fly on Commercial Spacecraft

Three radio amateurs are among the initial nine NASA astronauts scheduled to fly on commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station. Others in the group are studying for their ham licensing exams in order to take part in Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) school radio contacts, or because they have expressed interest in supporting ARISS events. The women and men c...

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