KARG Listing of Events 2018

March 6, 2018


Are you interested in becoming a Licensed Radio Experimenter?

January 28, 2018
KARG is interested in hearing from anybody located in the Kerry area, who may be interested in studying for the HAREC exams to become a licensed radio experimenter, or wishes to learn more about Amateur Radio. 

KARG are looking at putting on classes or running a mentoring program during 2018 if there is enough interest.

Visitors are very welcome to come along to club events or participate in club field days as a way to find out more, or contact us for further details via comments here or by ema...
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January 28, 2018
The AGM of the KARG took place on Saturday 27th January. Thanks to all members that attended and paid their subs for 2018. A very good discussion was had on the 2018 planned events, and some 2019 plans also. A calendar of events for  the coming year has been email to all 2017 membership,. Please let me know if you didn't receive it.

The election of officers for 2018 is as follows,

Chairman/QSL manager - Declan Horan EI9FVB
Treasurer - Billy O'Connor EI7CQB
Secretary/PRO - John Costello EI9ESB

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November 2017 KARG Meeting

November 14, 2017
The KARG November meeting will be held at the Sports Hall in Killarney, at 11am per usual. This meeting is open to everyone,, including visitors or anyone with an interest in joining the group. Why not come along and talk to us...!

The Annual KARG Christmas Dinner will be held again at the Muckross Cafe on Saturday 09th December at 1pm. Please save the date in your diary, and close out the year on a high !!

Anyone wishing to activate the EI88WAW call should contact John [ei9esb at gmail dot com...
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Valentia Cable Station 29 July 2017

August 3, 2017

Thanks to all that participated in a great event at the Transatlantic Cable Station, Knightstown, Valentia Island today. Thanks to the visiting ops Marco DM5ML and Bastiaan PA3BAS with his XYL Lisa, Dan and Max. We thoroughly enjoyed your company today, and hope to meet you again soon.
Thanks to Evelyn, Brian and family, and all the other visitors that came along today to see us.

While unfoutunately we didn't manage to make a Radio QSO with our friends at Hearts Content NF, due to poor propagat...

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KARG Recent Activities April 2017

April 18, 2017
EI1K/p participated in yesterdays IRTS 70cms and M Counties contest. Will done to Billy and Stevie.


Many thanks to all that participated in the Maurice Collins Memorial Vintage Day on Easter Sunday,
Video available here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRKojB7a4RY

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International Marconi Day 2017

April 13, 2017

The Kerry Amateur Radio Group will participate as an Award Station in this year's International Marconi Day event on Saturday 22nd April 2017.

The station will be set up at Colaiste Bhreanainn on the site of the former Marconi Station at Ballybunion, Co. Kerry.

Operation by club members for the full duration of the event from 0000 UTC to 2359 UTC on 22nd April is planned. Two HF SSB stations are planned for this year on the site as well as a HF data station.

The special event callsign EI6YXQ wil...

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Maurice Collins Memorial Vintage Day 2017 - 17th April 2017

April 13, 2017
KARG will be participating in the annual Maurice Collins Memorial Vintage Day 2017, which takes place on Easter Sunday, 16th April 2017, at Banna, Co Kerry. One active station will be in use during the event. Members of KARG will be present to answer any queries from the public on the hobby. We plan to call in to the IRTS news on Sunday morning at either 11.00am (40M band) or 12 noon (80M band) depending on propagation. 80M will be the most likely band, based on recent propagation.
The WAI Squ...
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March 2017 KARG Monthly Meeting

March 26, 2017

Firstly, KARG would like to extend our condolences to the family of our former member Donnacha Brosnan EI6HQ, of Killarney Rd, Castleisland & Rahoon, Galway, who passed away on 17th March. He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. May he rest in peace

Thanks to all members that attended the monthly KARG meeting yesterday. Tom EI3AL gave a very good presentation on his recent project - the arduino keyer, which club members found very interesting. It is always very interesting to s...

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KARG 2017 Activities

February 26, 2017

Contest / Event          Date                            Start   
Limerick Radio Rally   Sun 12th March - Radisson Hotel, Limerick
KARG Meeting            Sat 25th March - 11:00 Local - Castleisland
IRTS AGM        Sat/Sun April 8th/9th - Dundalk
Maurice Collins Vintage Day - Sun 16th April           
2M Counties   Mon 17th April - 2.00 pm local
International Marconi Day  -  Sat April 22nd 00:00 UTC - Ballybunion
KARG Meeting            Sat 29th April 11:00 Local - School Hall Killarney
40M C...

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