Welcome to the KCARC in Bowling Green KY


The Monday 7 pm KCARC Traders Net on 147.330 will be moving to Tuesday nights during the 9 pm CST club net beginning August 6th 2024. We welcome net control Randy WJ4T to this new time. Until August 6th Randy will continue the Traders net Mondays at 7 pm on the KY4BG repeater.


INFORMATION ON HOW TO BECOME A AMATEUR RADIO OPERATOR CLICK HERE: KCARC BROCHURE

Kentucky Colonels Amateur Radio Club monthly meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. The location is at Richardsville Fire Dept #3 288 Oak St, Plum Springs KY. All are Welcome to join us. You do not need to be a member.

Field Day Events

Kentucky Colonels Amateur Radio Club actively participates in the Winter and Summer Field Day Events each year. Plan to come out and join us for these fun events.

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The Kentucky Colonels Amateur Radio Club is a ARRL sanctioned club in Bowling Green KY and one of our main goals is promote our hobby to young and old alike. If you are interested in becoming a Amateur Radio operator click on VIEW and our brochure will give you all the information needed about the hobby and how to get your license.


TESTING SESSIONS

The Simpson County Amateur Radio Society will hosting a testing session on Saturday July 20, 2024 at the Red Haven Properties at 10:00 am.  The address is 122 Memorial Dr, Franklin KY.  For more information and to register contact John Lay phone number 270-535-8348. No Walk In allowed.

The Western Kentucky DX Association will be hosting a Testing Session. The testing session will be held at Modern Woodman Building 519 Old Morgantown Rd, Bowling Green on Sunday August 4, 2024 at 2 pm.  Walk-ins are welcome. For more information contact W4HTB Hank Cantrell w4htb@ieee.org   Ph 270-793-4822 

The Southern Kentucky Amateur Transmitting Society of Russellville, KY will be hosting a testing session on Tuesday, August 6, 2024, 7 PM. The location is Logan Memorial Hospital Dining Room 1625 Nashville St Russellville KY 42276-8853.  Anyone wanting to attend MUST contact Randal E. Nielsen (270) 201-4685 (nielsenre@logantele.com) to register.  No walk-ins will be allowed.

The Mammoth Cave Amateur Radio Club will be hosting a testing session on Saturday September 7th at 2:00 p.m.  (Walk-ins allowed). For more information Contact: Charles F. Rice (270) 404-1137 Email: crice@glasgow-ky.com. The testing session will be held at the Glasgow City Hall Basement Back Door. The City Hall is located on The Public Square, 110 E Main St Glasgow KY 42141-9999

Candidates should register with FCC to obtain a FRN number before testing. You will need to bring $15.00 and a picture ID those upgrading will need a copy of their present licensee

Link to FCC FRN SITE


Local KCARC Nets

Nightly Net 9:00 pm CST – Sunday – Saturday
147.330+ repeater tone 107.2
Echolink access via K4WKU-L
Simplex Net 7:30 pm CST – Tuesday and Friday
146.430 simplex. Hosted by Steve K4WKU Echolink access via K4WKU-L
10 Meter Net8:00 pm CST – Sunday – 28.460 MHz uSSB Hosted by Randy WJ4T
Traders Nets
Buy Sell or Trade Amateur Equipment
7:00 pm CST – Monday
147.330+ repeater tone 107.2
Echolink access via K4WKU-L
Hosted by Randy WJ4T

8:00 pm CST – Thursday
147.165+ repeater no tone

Hosted by Randy WJ4T
Echolink access via K4WKU-L

LOCAL REPEATERS SERVING THE KCARC AREA

KY4BG Repeater KCARC Bowling Green, Kentucky

147.330 out / 147.930 in / Tone 107.2 Echolink node K4WKU-L 9:00 pm CST net nightly

INFORMATION https://ky4bg.com/

W4WSM Repeater system Bowling Green, Kentucky

147.165 out / 147.765 in / Tone 100 operating as a mixed mode P25/FM machine

146.625 out / 146.025 in D Star & Fusion

444.100 out / 449.100 in / Tone 100 operating as a mixed mode P25/FM machine

444.700 out / 449.700 in DMR repeater Color Code 1

INFORMATION http://www.photografics.net/repeater/

W4WSM Repeater system Morgantown, Kentucky

444.375 out / 449.375 in DMR Color Code 1

146.655 out / 146.055 in / No Tone 

INFORMATION http://www.photografics.net/repeater/

KE4SZK Repeater Simpson County Amateur Radio Society Club, Franklin, Kentucky

147.135 + offset Tone 136.5 Net Wednesday, 7:00 pm CST

444.8375 out / 449.8375 in DMR repeater Color Code 1 + APRS iGate and digipeater

INFORMATION  https://kn4utv.club/ 

KY4X Repeater system Glasgow, Kentucky

146.940 Tone 114.8 – Glasgow, KY. Echolink node KY4X-R 8:00pm CST net nightly
146.895 Tone 114.8 – Bonnieville, KY
444.925 No Tone – Glasgow, KY
444.850 Tone 114.8 – Bonnieville, KY
146.850 No Tone – Glasgow, KY Fusion Digital Wires X Room # 68675  SF Reflector – 37274

INFORMATION https://www.ky4x.org/

WA4UXJ Repeater Cane Valley, KY Central Kentucky Amateur Radio Club (CKARC)

146.640 out / 146.040 in tone 107.2 8:30 pm CST net nightly

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THIS IS A PARTIAL LIST FOR CLUB MEMBERS OR STATIONS LOCATED NEAR BOWLING GREEN, KY.

IT DOES NOT REPRESENT ALL REPEATERS IN THE GENERAL AREA. FOR A COMPLETE LIST WE SUGGEST THE MOBILE APP REPEATERBOOK, AVAILABLE AT https://www.repeaterbook.com/index.php/en-us/ OR ANY APP STORE.

This information was complied from public internet sources. Any corrections or suggestions or additions to this list can be submitted via email to KI4HEJ@GMAIL.COM