Club Events

AMATEUR RADIO TRANSMITTING SOCIETY

Louisville, Kentucky.

2017 Planned Club Events

     
 
 May      
  6 Derby Breakfast at Farmington 
Each year on Derby morning the Louisville Historic Homes Foundation hosts it’s annual fund raiser at the Farmington House on Bardstown Road in Louisville. For many years ARTS has provided communications and traffic control for this event and this year is no different. We meet at the site at 7am and the guests begin arriving around 7:30. The event usually ends between 11 and noon, all volunteers receive a free breakfast. Email Don Hoover at ws4e@arrl.net to volunteer.
  20 Dayton Hamvention Bus Trip

The Amateur Radio transmitting Society of Louisville will again be offering motorcoach bus service to-and-from the Dayton Hamvention on Saturday May 20th 2017. To purchase your seat go to w4cn.org/daytontrip
 June      
   

  27-28 ARRL Field Day Each year on the fourth full weekend in June, the ARTS club heads out to participate in Field Day. Our site is located at the Overlook Shelter on Baringer Hill in Cherokee Park.  We setup on Saturday around 9am and begin operating at 2pm and continue until 2pm Sunday. All are welcome to attend and give us a hand in setting up and taking down the stations. Check back for more info. To learn more about field day go to www.arrl.org/fieldday
September
     
  12 Greater Louisville Hamfest


Join us this September for the annual Greater Louisville Hamfest. Held at the Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville, KY. The Hamfest begins at 8:00am and goes until 2:00pm and includes tailgating in the parking lot, a large flea market inside, prizes, amateur radio license testing, seminars and forums, plus exhibits from local clubs and groups such as the American Red Cross, Jefferson Co. Search Dog Assn. and others. Admission is $6 in advance, $7 at the door. Children under 13 are free. Don’t forget to stop by the ARTS booth and say hi. For more information check out www.louisvillehamfest.com.
 


 December      
  11 White Elephant Gift Exchange Every December the ARTS club celebrates the holiday season it’s own little way… A WHITE ELEPHANT GIFT EXCHANGE!  Each person brings one wrapped radio related gift and takes home another. Sometimes the gifts are cool, sometimes they’re funny and sometimes it’s just plain sad. BUT,… It’s never boring! Gift exchange starts at 7:30pm.