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GOALS AND MISSION

arrl-c.gifThe USMA Amateur Radio Club (HAMS) is sponsored by the Electrical Engineering & Computer Science department and is licensed by the FCC as W2KGY. The goal of the club is to provide an educational environment which fosters enthusiasm in amateur radio and community service.

The club provides terrestrial and space radio communications support to the US Corps of Cadets and community, maintains a phone patch service, hosts both VHF and UHF radio relays, and participates in regional, national and international contests on the HF, VHF and UHF radio bands. W2KGY also provides support and resources to local radio enthusiasts to prepare for FCC licensing. Each year the club publishes a newsletter highlighting our accomplishments.

Read our February 2017 QST article, "Rebuilding the West Point Cadet Amateur Radio Club." 

CONTACT INFORMATION

E-mail W2KGY@arrl.net
City West Point, NY
County Orange
ARRL Section Eastern New York
ARRL Division Hudson
Time Zone USA, Eastern (UTC-5 hours)
Club Station - Coming Summer 2017!
Comm (845) 938-7272
DSN 688-7272
Location Room 266, 2nd Floor Bartlett Hall upon completion of renovations
Directions Park on Thayer Hall roof, enter Bartlett Hall
Meetings Meeting Schedule Pending
Bldg 1210 Repeater
Comm (845) 938-8475
DSN 688-8475
Location next to Water Treatment Plant near Redoubt #4
     2M Repeater
Output Frequency 145.27 MHz (-0.6 MHz) [ENC 100.0 PL Tone]
     1.25M Repeater
Output Frequency 224.18 MHz (-1.6 MHz) [ENC 123.0 PL Tone]
     70CM Repeater
Output Frequency

447.275 MHz (-5 MHz) [ENC 100.0 PL Tone]

 

Donations

The Cadet Amateur Radio Club is funded by non-appropriated money and relies solely on donations.  If you wish to make a monetary or gift-in-kind donation, please use the following:

For Monetary Donations:

     Please make checks payable to: West Point AOG 

     In memo line, please write: Amateur Radio Club

     Include a letter of intent stating that you wish this donation to be used for the Amateur Radio Club

     Mail Letter of Intent and Check to: West Point Association of Graduates, 698 Mills Road, West Point, NY 10996

 

For Gifts-In-Kind Donations:

     For any equipment donations, known as gifts-in-kind, please email us at w2kgy@arrl.net in order to be put in touch with a West Point AOG donation specialist to handle your equipment donation. 

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HEADLINES

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