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VE Test Session Abilene

VE Test Session Abilene Saturday, August 7⋅1:00 – 2:00pm Every 2 months on the first Saturday   Location: Abilene Public Library – South Branch 4310 Buffalo Gap Rd #1246, Abilene, TX 79606, USA  Description:NOTE: This may be the last…

Bob Heil Presentation

W5ES is hosting a Zoom presentation by Dr. Bob Heil on sound and improving your station performance on August 27th at 7:00PM MST. Bob volunteered to talk with us after chatting with Joel, N6TOC so be sure to tune in!…

FCC to Re-Establish Technological Advisory Council, Solicits Membership Nominations

The FCC is seeking nominations for a chairperson and members of the Technological Advisory Council (TAC). In a July 21 Public Notice, the Commission announced that it intends to re-establish the TAC for 2 years, by August 20, 2021. It’s anticipated that the…

Zoom Meerting

Thursday Zoom Session

Hello Everyone, I have good news.  I have several programs lined up for us starting this Thursday and over the next few weeks. This Thursday evening Michael Walters, W8ZY our newly appointed Field Service Manager will meet with us to give…

QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo 2021

QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo

Our third and next QSO Today Expo is already well into the planning process and we promise an amazing, flawless event.  We’re committed to providing a great learning experience for amateur radio operators that want to improve their knowledge and get exposure…

ARRL Life Members

To keep member records up to date, ARRL emailed Life Members on June 16 and will be sending a follow-up email in the next few days, asking them to verify their mailing address. Be assured that it is a legitimate…

Best wishes to you & your family on this Independence Day.

   

Panhandle ARC FD

This was my first Field Day, and I was totally “blown away” and “wowed” the whole weekend. I could tell by Friday night that it was going to be a huge Field Day. On Saturday we had 8 stations working…

13 Colonies Special Event

The annual Original 13 Colonies Special Event will mark its 13th anniversary this year. The event gets under way on July 1st, 2021 at 1300 UTC and runs through July 8th at 0400 UTC. Special event stations with 1 × 1 call signs…

Curious About WinLink?

You are invited by Lubbock ARES and Patrick Aland KG5ZYP to an introductory session on Winlink. WinLink is a very powerful program with many digital mode capabilities and provides email over radio frequencies. WinLink is used by ARES groups when…