The JCRAC First Annual HF Mobile Shootout

03/14/2014 13:36
The JCRAC First Annual HF Mobile Shootout Date: Friday, June 13, 2014 at 6:00 PM Test Frequency: 7.235 MHz Location: Overland Park Christian Church 7600 W 75th St, Overland Park, KS 66204 ***For More Information Click on the "Events" Tab***

Join us on air at WW1USA in 2014!

02/20/2014 12:09
The National World War I Museum, in partnership with amateur radio, will host special event station WW1USA from the grounds of the Liberty Memorial during the centennial observance of World War I.  Want to learn more about Amateur, also known as HAM, Radio?  Listen to this KCUR story. WW1USA has selected several significant dates in 2014 when the station will be on the air. June 28-29 will commemorate the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914. August 2-3...
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Welcome to nonprofit organization 501(c)(3)  EIN 48-1071476 dedicated to the advancement of Amateur Radio.  The club is involved in various public service events and many members are involved in other public service associated programs such as A.R.E  .S., E.C.S. and SATERN.

President's Corner

April 2014

March came in like a lion for sure.  But with the windy conditions the last days of March, I'm not sure I would say it went out like a lamb.  April and May are the months for severe weather in our area.  It is important to keep the family safe so be sure to have a plan and check items such as batteries etc.  I keep an old pair of shoes in my basement which also serves as my shelter.  You need something on your feet to walk through debris.

The “Ham 101” clinic for newly licensed hams, organized by Herb, NZ0F, was well attended.  The support for new Amateur Radio operators across the Kansas City Metro area by the numerous clubs is great to observe.  The Amateur Radio community in the Kansas City area is very active and supportive.
The new controller for the 443.725 repeater has been received and Tom, N0GSG will be doing the programming.  Once the programming is complete Bill, WA0CBW, and I am sure others, will schedule a date to install the controller.  Weather should not be an issue as the repeater is housed indoors unlike the 2 Meter one.
The season for Public service events is here.  Larry's list has already listed many events to volunteer for.  There are several events hosted by the Shawnee Mission Parks and Rec.  The Park really goes out of its way for our Field Day activities and deserves our support in return.  Please look over the following dates and let Mike Bellinger know which one you can volunteer for.



Bill KA2FNK, President


The Treasurer's Report for March 28, 2014

Cash on Hand     $ 126.05
Checking Account $ 420.81
Savings Account $ 8,344.82
Total $ 8,891.68
Repeater Operating Reserve $ 575.05
Memorial Fund $ 150.00


Upcomming Events

***See "Events" Tab for more information***

June 13 6:00 PM -- Mobile Shootout

June 28-29 -- Field Day


Amateur Radio events listed on this site are compiled from Larry's List emails - sent by Larry Staples WØAIB. This site is an addition to his emails conveying the wealth of material in an easy-to-read, consistent format by category of interest. These events generally have fixed schedules. For more time sensitive information, subscribe to Larry's List and get up-to-the-minute messages and announcements delivered by email.

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443.725 Repeater

145.29 Repeater