Dec. 9 Amateur Radio Exam

examThe Southeast Kentucky Amateur Radio Club, with the assistance of members from the Mountain Amateur Radio Club (Bell Co.) and Lake Cumberland Amateur Radio Association (Somerset), is holding an amateur radio license exam session on Dec. 9 at 9:00 am. This exam session will take place at the Laurel County Emergency Operations Center, 168 Substation St., in London.

This is a good opportunity to earn or upgrade a license! Please share this opportunity widely!

Advanced registration is appreciated, but walk-ins are also welcome, pending sufficient space availability. To register, please use the contact form on the club website at


Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

The Southeast Kentucky Amateur Radio Club (SEKARC) in London is registered for the Great Shake-Out Earthquake Drill this Thursday, 10/19 at 10:19 am! JOIN US in practicing Drop, Cover, and Hold On. Go to to learn more and to register.

As participants in this event, SEKARC and KY ARES District 11 will conduct an ARES exercise net immediately after the drill. This net will be held on the KG4LKY Pilot Mountain repeater on 146.925 MHz (-) PL 79.7 Hz with the KE4GJG Raccoon Mountain repeater on 147.180 MHz (+) PL 74.4 Hz as our back-up net frequency. Additional links to these repeaters through All-Star, IRLP and/or Echolink may be available. All amateur radio operators in the listening area are invited and encouraged to check-in and participate in this exercise.

For more information about SEKARC go to or checkout their Facebook page at


Joseph Warren – KB9LXH
Assistant District Emergency Coordinator
KY ARES District 11 – Region 5
Cell/Text: (502) 785-8942

Serving and supporting Amateur Radio Emergency Service groups in
Bell, Clay, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, McCreary, Rockcastle and Whitley counties