KB4SA News

Pinewood Christian Academy in ARRL School Club Roundup

We’ll be sharing the KB4SA call sign with Pinewood Christian Academy again this year for the ARRL School Club Roundup. Phone, PSK31 and CW will be worked on 40 through 10 meters. If you hear PCA calling CQ, or any school for that matter, be sure to say “hello” and...Read More »


KB4SA Operating from Orange Park Festival for JOTA/JOTI

KB4SA is excited to be operating from this year’s Fall Festival at Orange Park Town Hall Park. Radio and internet operations will begin at 10:00AM and continue through 5:00PM, Saturday, October 15.

Units are asked to contact w1wcn@comcast.net for specific scheduling information. We will accommodate walk-ups,...Read More »


Special Event Station N4G will Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Desert Storm

TO RECEIVE A COMMEMORATIVE CERTIFICATE OF SPECIAL EVENT STATION N4G SEND AN SASE TO:

Scott Roberts – KK4ECR
2361 Oak Hammock Ln
Orange Park, FL 32065

Members of the Clay County Amateur Radio Emergency Service and Florida Army Military Auxiliary Radio System will celebrate...Read More »


JOTA 2015 is in the Books: A Great Success

 

Jamboree on the Air 2015 is in the books. One HF station and two VHF stations were put into action as more than a dozen young scouts took to the airwaves for 18 contacts. Five of those contacts were with other JOTA stations in Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and New...Read More »


Jamboree on the Air 2015

KB4SA will be on the air again for Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) this year. Operations will begin at 0900 17 OCT from Black Creek Trail on Fleming Island. All scouting units that are interested in participating should contact Joe Bassett (KB4SA Advisor) at w1wcn@comcast.net.

Priority will be given to Scouts...Read More »


Propagation, Phonetics and Prowords with Pack 128

ClayARES Training AEC Joe Bassett (W1WCN) visited Cub Scout Pack 128 to share the fun of amateur radio. Twenty Cubs and Webelos learned about propagation, phonetics and prowords. By all accounts everyone had a good time with plenty of questions answered and 5 states (Michigan, Texas, Indiana, Arkansas and...Read More »


Merit Badge Fair 03/15/2014 - St Johns River Base at Echockotee

This weekend at the Merit badge fair we had 26 scouts pass the Radio merit badge.  It was a great weekend and we all had a great time.

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KB4SA Jamboree On The Air - 10/19/2013

The location for KB4SA during the Jamboree on the Air will be at  Black Creek Park on Fleming Island, US17 South (the entrance is just north of Black Creek).

The operation will begin at 8:00AM and finish at 3:00PM.

Please send a us a message on our Contact page if you plan...Read More »


Day Camp at St. Johns River Base at Echockotee

On July 12, we set up a station at Camp Echockotee for the Cub Scouts Day Camp. We had 8 groups of 1 to 2 Packs in each group come through for a lesson about Ham Radio. Joe Bassett, W1WCN, did an awesome job of demonstrating how radios work. Here...Read More »


KB4SA Scheduled for Black Creek Merit Badge Fair

KB4SA is pleased to announce that the Scout Amateur Radio Station will be at St. Johns River Base at Echockotee for this year’s Black Creek Merit Badge Fair March 15 & 16.  The station will be setting up and operating Friday afternoon and evening for demonstration.  Saturday will have merit badge classes...Read More »


Video Of Loaner Station By ICOM for BSA