Our Mission

KD7ARET's mission is to operate and maintain Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®), Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES), Public Safety and other communications systems, including wire and radio facilities, and to perform communications services to assist government officials in the protection of life and property by providing accurate communications in a timely manner.


KD7ARET mourns the passing of Mike Wagoner, KB4VKS, a long time member and Emergency Coordinator for Kenton County.

Greg Lamb, W4TSA, has been appointed EC for Kenton County.

Scott Ladrigan, K4SHL, has been appointed EC for Gallatin County, replacing John Bennett, WD8NMV, who resigned for health reasons.

Upcoming Events:

May 2 & 3: Flying Pig Marathon weekend. Operators needed for the 5k & 10k races on Saturday May 2 and for the half and full marathons on Sunday May 3.

June 27 & 28: Field Day.


KD7ARET Net: Thursdays 8:00pm 147.375+ (pl123.0) Walton, KY (net preamble, NCS log)

Kentucky Emergency Net: Mondays 7:30pm 3.972.5 lsb

Kentucky Digital Net: Wednesday 8:30pm 3.585 usb (+1000hz) PSK31

Kentucky Digital Net - 2 (KDN2): Monday 8:30pm 3.585 (+1000)usb PSK31