The Kings County Radio Club is an organization dedicated to the art and science of radio communications. We help to educate those individuals interested in learning about Amateur Radio as a hobby.
For the June 7th and July 5th monthly Club meetings and our July 23rd VE Sessions we will be holding them ACROSS THE STREET from New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital at 501 Sixth Street, “Wesley House” in room 6B, on the sixth floor! Take the elevator to the 6th floor and follow the signs to Room 6B! If the front door is locked, please wait there while we get it opened.
Welcome to the KCRC Bi-Weekly Technical Net!
We sponsor an informal Technical Question & Answer Net on the second AND fourth Wednesdays of each month at 9 PM on the KC2RC Repeater, 146.730 MHz output, 146.130 MHz input with an 88.5 Hz PL tone. Everyone, please come. Ask a question, or answer one, or just come to show moral support. No question is a silly question.
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Our QTH (location) is in Brooklyn, New York. We meet the first Wednesday of every month at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY.
Please feel free to browse our web site to learn more. If you need help, have questions, or need more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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Officers for 2017
Mitch N2RGA, President
Howard N2GOT, Vice President
Roy AC2GS, Secretary
Richard KA2KDQ, Treasurer
Executive Board Members at Large
Milen KG2C – Howard, K2IGJ
Club meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month.
Our 10 Meter Net is on Sundays, 11 AM, 28.380 MHz.
Our 2 Meter Net is on Tuesdays, 9 PM, 146.730 MHz, 88.5 PL Encode and Decode.
Our Club repeater is an open system and all are welcome. We are running a Yaesu DR-1X System Fusion digital system, In “Auto / Auto Mode”. It is compatible with System Fusion Digital Radios or Standard FM Radios. Digital mode transmissions will not hear FM mode transmissions and FM mode transmissions will not hear Digital mode transmissions (make sure “Tone Squelch Decode” is on).
Power output is 20 watts into a VHF linear amplifier, with an output of 97 watts, out to our duplexer. Our antenna is a Hustler Repeater Antenna with 6dB Gain and is 210 feet above ground.
VE sessions are held in the Executive Dining Room of New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, 506 Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11215. (For the VE Session on July 23 we will be meeting across the street from New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital in Wesley House, 501 Sixth Street, Room 6B – on the sixth floor.) We will announce our next session HERE.
* (Based on publicly available metropolitan club membership rosters.)