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Contact Information

Section Name:
Kansas
Contact:
Ron Cowan- KBØDTI Section Manager
Daytime Phone:
913-757-4455
Evening Phone:
913-757-3758
Email:
kb0dti@arrl.net

Basic Information

Division:
Midwest
Description:

                                                                                           Updated  Aug 27

 Silent Keys

WØTLC-Terry Constant, Overland Park  Jul 24

KØBAJ-Gary Drussel, Garden City    Jul 21

W2EZ / WØDKB- Duane Brown, Wichita  Jul 15

NØADS- Larry Edson, Parsons  Jun 1

KEØQB- Donald E. Langston, Nortonville  May 2

WØQAP- Burl Arbogast, El Dorado Apr 23

WØSED- Alan Hancock, Kansas City   Apr 17

WAØKS- Rick Carver, Olathe  Apr 5

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 Around The Section                                                                          

Our QSO Party is August 29-30.  Operating times are: Saturday 9A to 9P and Sunday 9A to 3P. Exchange is your 3 letter county abbreviation. You can find all the info on the official website Kent, KB0RWI built for the event: https://ksqsoparty.org/

James, NB0Z has stepped down as QKS Manager after 14 years of dedicated service to the Kansas Section and National Traffic System. His work life has changed and precludes his daily involvement in Amateur Radio. James was also our liaison to Tenth Region Traffic Net, bringing messages in and taking messages out of Kansas. Thank you James-dit dit

QKS (our CW net) meets nightly at 7PM and 10PM on 3.547 MHz

Reno County ARA and Valley Center ARC hamfests are both cancelled for this year. Both clubs are looking forward to holding their respective events in 2021.

2020 officers for M.A.A.R.S: President Ryan-AD0TZ; VP Mike-W9MPA;           Treas. Suzanne-W0MMA; Secretary Bill-WS0I. Club PIO is Ashley-KE0IQV.

Santa Fe Trail put a Kansas Day Special Event station on the air January 25th from the antenna farm of KØDDS near Gardner. 8 Ops made more than 120 contacts that included Alaska during the event. Gardner Newspaper did a full page story on the clubs activity.

Western Kansas 160m Net invites your check-in.                                             Tuesday evenings 9pm central time\ 8pm mountain time on 1.960 MHz LSB. This net has check-ins from many states.  

Kansas Slow Speed Net is held Mondays at 7:30 on (or near) 3547 KHz. Our host is WDØESF- Mike in Medicine Lodge.

====================================================================                       May 2020 Reports

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~NET ACTIVITY ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
Kansas.Nets-------Sessions---Check-in--messages------Managers. --------------
 
Ks.Sideband.Net----------31-------566---31----- K0RCJ- Richard
 
Ks.Phone.Net--------------23-------367-----17-----
K0RCJ- Richard 

Ks.AM.Weather.Net------31-------916----884-----WD0BWE- Don
                                         
Ks.Weather.Net-----------31-------976
---938-----WD0BWE- Don
 
Central.States.Tfc.Net---26-------973-----30----KC5MP--Marvin
 
QKS.CW.NTS.Tfc.Net---58--------121-----27
-----NB0Z----James 

QKS-SS.Slow.Speed-----0----------0-------0----WD0ESF--Mike
 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~STATION-ACTIVITY~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
Call-----Messages.--Orig---Rec----Sent-----Deliver----Total
 
NB0Z ------------------0-----11--------25--------0---------36
KB0DTI----------------0-----22--------7--------11---------40
 
~~~~~~~~~~~PUBLIC SERVICE HONOR ROLL(PSHR)~~~~~~~~~                                 
Categories>>>>   1.   2.    3.    4.   5.   6.   T  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

KB0DTI Ron          40   40   20   0   0     0     100
NB0Z   James        00   00   10   0   0     0      71                                                  K0RCJ  Richard     40   40   30   0   0    30B   140         

 

Room for more doers here:

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Emergency Contacts:

SATERN Liaison: Herb-NZØF & Diana-KDØOBP, Prairie Village.  Kansas and Western MO Division Net Tuesdays 8:30 pm on 3.820+/- 10   PSK31 Tuesdays 9:00pm on 3.5795U
 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~KANSAS ARRL NTS NETS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
NET NAME   MGR.  DAY  TIME.  Freq.

Ks Sideband Net-------- K0RCJ     Dy. 6:30 PM 3920 kHz
Ks Phone Net-----------  K0RCJ     MWF 6:45 AM 3920 kHz
Ks Phone Net-----------  K0RCJ      S,S 8:00 AM 3920 kHz
Ks AM Weather Net------ WD0BWE Dy 7:00 AM 3920 kHz
Ks Weather Net--------- WD0BWE Dy. 6:00 PM 3920 kHz
Central States Tfc Net--KC5MP M-S 12:30 PM 7253
QKS CW NTS Tfc Net----- NB0Z Dy 7:00 PM 3547 kHz
QKS CW NTS Tfc Net----- NB0Z Dy 10:00 PM 3547 kHz
QKS-SS Slow Speed Net-- WD0ESF Mon. 7:30 PM 3547 kHz

In winter evening nets begin at 5:00 PM due to propagation

-------------------------------------------------------------                                                        Digital Rep:  OPEN

___________________________________________________________
  May 2020
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ KANSAS INDEPENDENT NETS~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
NET-NAME---------SESSIONS---CHECK-INS----Msgs.--- REPORTER

Mine Creek ARC----------4-----------11--------0------KB0DTI
Wheat State Wrls ---------5----------40---------0------KB0DTI
Central Kansas QCWA--4-----------46---------0------K0RCJ
US Center ARC-----------
0-----------00---------0------N0LL
Wheat Shocker------------0-----------00---------0------Feedback
Wheat Shocker Fusion-----0-----------00---------0------Feedback
Independence ARC-------0-------------0---------0-----K1ISH                                           Pilot Knob ARC------------0------------00---------0-----QRZ                                           South East KS ARC------0------------00---------0-----KA0EGE                                         Reno CO ARA ------------4-----------58----------0------K0RCJ                                Wichita ARC ------------4----------183----------0------K0RCJ                                            Wichita ARC Fusion ------4-----------37----------0------K0RCJ                               Wichita ARC  DMR---------4-----------33---------0------K0RCJ                                       Great Salt Plains------------0-----------00--------0------K0RCJ                                Atchison Co ARS--------4-----------37--------2------KE0DL                                       Western Kansas 160-----0----------000---------0------KD0EZS
K-Link Systerm------------0----------000----------0------N0MXI 


Room for more here :

Links:
Kansas Information Website, Kansas QSO Party, Club Resources , Ensor Museum and Park

Kansas Officials

  • Ron Cowan

    Section Manager,
    Section Traffic Manager

    Ron D. Cowan KB0DTI

  • Laurance Staples

    Public Info Coordinator

    Laurance S. Staples W0AIB

  • Richard Johnson

    State Government Liaison

    Richard C. Johnson K0RCJ

  • William Brinker

    Technical Coordinator

    William R. Brinker WA0CBW

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  • Jack Di Palo

    Section Youth Coordinator

    Jack F. Di Palo WZ1Y