Calendar

Oct
27
Wed
Big Bend Net
Oct 27 @ 20:00 – 20:15
Big Bend Net
Net meets weekly on the Big Bend 2 meter system, Wednesday at 8pm central time.
Info about the Big Bend 2 meter system and the net on www.bigbendarc.com
Also takes check ins on EchoLink K5FD-R
RATPAC General Topic Zoom
Oct 27 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Permian Basin ARES Net
Oct 27 @ 21:00 – 22:00

FMI: Kf5wdj@att.net

Oct
28
Thu
Key City Amateur Radio Club (Abilene) Information Net.
Oct 28 @ 20:00 – 21:00

146.760 MHz, -, 146.2 Tone

RATPAC Emergency Management Zoom
Oct 28 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Section Wide Zoom Meeting
Oct 28 @ 20:00 – 21:00

Join us for the Section Wide Zoom meeting every Thursday evening at 8pm CST

Click here to see the current week’s topic.

Hope to see you there!

Oct
31
Sun
NW Texas Emergency net
Oct 31 @ 08:00 – 08:15

3.950 Mhz

Big Bend Emergency Net/ WTX Sec Net
Oct 31 @ 08:15 – 09:15

3922 kHz

Nov
1
Mon
Morse Code Class @ Abilene Mall Library
Nov 1 @ 18:00 – 19:00
Morse Code Class @ Abilene Mall Library

Attention HAMS that want to learn International Morse Code! We will have a class on August 23rd, which is a Monday night, at the Abilene Mall Library at 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The class will meet every Monday night for 11 weeks and will cover all the alphabet, numbers, punctuation marks, as well as other code related signals to effectively communicate using International Morse Code. Anyone interested, either ham or non-ham is welcome to attend the class. There is NO-CHARGE for this class!!!

Contact David Andrews, WB5VIH, on the Abilene 146.760 repeater or at 325-669-2655.

Nov
2
Tue
Winlink Tuesday net
Nov 2 all-day
VEC Test Session Lubbock ARC
Nov 2 @ 19:00 – 20:00

FMI: https://k5lib.org/meetings-and-testing/

Nov
3
Wed
Big Bend Net
Nov 3 @ 20:00 – 20:15
Big Bend Net
Net meets weekly on the Big Bend 2 meter system, Wednesday at 8pm central time.
Info about the Big Bend 2 meter system and the net on www.bigbendarc.com
Also takes check ins on EchoLink K5FD-R
RATPAC General Topic Zoom
Nov 3 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Permian Basin ARES Net
Nov 3 @ 21:00 – 22:00

FMI: Kf5wdj@att.net

Nov
4
Thu
Key City Amateur Radio Club (Abilene) Information Net.
Nov 4 @ 20:00 – 21:00

146.760 MHz, -, 146.2 Tone

RATPAC Emergency Management Zoom
Nov 4 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Section Wide Zoom Meeting
Nov 4 @ 20:00 – 21:00

Join us for the Section Wide Zoom meeting every Thursday evening at 8pm CST

Click here to see the current week’s topic.

Hope to see you there!

Nov
6
Sat
VE Testing – EL Paso @ Sun City ARC Clubhouse
Nov 6 @ 09:00 – 11:00
VE Testing - EL Paso @ Sun City ARC Clubhouse

Walk-ins allowed

VE Testing – EL Paso
Nov 6 @ 09:00 – 11:00

Time: 9:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed)
Contact: Bernie Krasowski
(915) 857-5933
Email: bkrasowski@elp.rr.com

VE Session, Abilene, TX @ Abilene Public Library
Nov 6 @ 13:00 – 14:00

NOTE: This may be the last exam session prior to the FCC imposed license fee of $35.

Exam Candidates: You are REQUIRED to register in the FCC CORES system and receive a FCC Registration Number (FRN) before exam day. For FRN registration information, click this link… https://apps.fcc.gov/cores/userLogin.do


Click Here for FCC CORES Tutorial Videos.

If you haven’t preregistered for testing please do so prior to the test date.
Ron Harden, WT5X@WT5X.ORG

 

What to Bring to an ARRL Exam Session:Click here

Nov
7
Sun
NW Texas Emergency net
Nov 7 @ 08:00 – 08:15

3.950 Mhz

Big Bend Emergency Net/ WTX Sec Net
Nov 7 @ 08:15 – 09:15

3922 kHz

Nov
8
Mon
Midland Amateur Radio Club @ MARC Clubhouse
Nov 8 @ 19:00
Nov
10
Wed
Big Bend Net
Nov 10 @ 20:00 – 20:15
Big Bend Net
Net meets weekly on the Big Bend 2 meter system, Wednesday at 8pm central time.
Info about the Big Bend 2 meter system and the net on www.bigbendarc.com
Also takes check ins on EchoLink K5FD-R
RATPAC General Topic Zoom
Nov 10 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Permian Basin ARES Net
Nov 10 @ 21:00 – 22:00

FMI: Kf5wdj@att.net

Nov
11
Thu
Key City Amateur Radio Club (Abilene) Information Net.
Nov 11 @ 20:00 – 21:00

146.760 MHz, -, 146.2 Tone

RATPAC Emergency Management Zoom
Nov 11 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Section Wide Zoom Meeting
Nov 11 @ 20:00 – 21:00

Join us for the Section Wide Zoom meeting every Thursday evening at 8pm CST

Click here to see the current week’s topic.

Hope to see you there!

Nov
13
Sat
VE Testing – @ Midland Amateur Radio Club
Nov 13 @ 08:30 – 09:30
VE Testing - @ Midland Amateur Radio Club

No pre-registration needed. Walkins welcome.

VE Testing – Brownwood
Nov 13 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Contact: Allen B. Griffith
(325) 998-6535
Email: n5ag@verizon.net

Nov
14
Sun
NW Texas Emergency net
Nov 14 @ 08:00 – 08:15

3.950 Mhz

Big Bend Emergency Net/ WTX Sec Net
Nov 14 @ 08:15 – 09:15

3922 kHz

Nov
17
Wed
Big Bend Net
Nov 17 @ 20:00 – 20:15
Big Bend Net
Net meets weekly on the Big Bend 2 meter system, Wednesday at 8pm central time.
Info about the Big Bend 2 meter system and the net on www.bigbendarc.com
Also takes check ins on EchoLink K5FD-R
RATPAC General Topic Zoom
Nov 17 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Permian Basin ARES Net
Nov 17 @ 21:00 – 22:00

FMI: Kf5wdj@att.net

Nov
18
Thu
VE Test Lubboc ARC
Nov 18 @ 10:00 – 11:00

FMI: https://k5lib.org/

Key City Amateur Radio Club (Abilene) Information Net.
Nov 18 @ 20:00 – 21:00

146.760 MHz, -, 146.2 Tone

RATPAC Emergency Management Zoom
Nov 18 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Section Wide Zoom Meeting
Nov 18 @ 20:00 – 21:00

Join us for the Section Wide Zoom meeting every Thursday evening at 8pm CST

Click here to see the current week’s topic.

Hope to see you there!

Nov
21
Sun
NW Texas Emergency net
Nov 21 @ 08:00 – 08:15

3.950 Mhz

Big Bend Emergency Net/ WTX Sec Net
Nov 21 @ 08:15 – 09:15

3922 kHz

Nov
24
Wed
Big Bend Net
Nov 24 @ 20:00 – 20:15
Big Bend Net
Net meets weekly on the Big Bend 2 meter system, Wednesday at 8pm central time.
Info about the Big Bend 2 meter system and the net on www.bigbendarc.com
Also takes check ins on EchoLink K5FD-R
RATPAC General Topic Zoom
Nov 24 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Permian Basin ARES Net
Nov 24 @ 21:00 – 22:00

FMI: Kf5wdj@att.net

Nov
25
Thu
Key City Amateur Radio Club (Abilene) Information Net.
Nov 25 @ 20:00 – 21:00

146.760 MHz, -, 146.2 Tone

RATPAC Emergency Management Zoom
Nov 25 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Section Wide Zoom Meeting
Nov 25 @ 20:00 – 21:00

Join us for the Section Wide Zoom meeting every Thursday evening at 8pm CST

Click here to see the current week’s topic.

Hope to see you there!

Nov
28
Sun
NW Texas Emergency net
Nov 28 @ 08:00 – 08:15

3.950 Mhz

Big Bend Emergency Net/ WTX Sec Net
Nov 28 @ 08:15 – 09:15

3922 kHz

RACES Net @ 7.255 Mhz
Nov 28 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Dec
1
Wed
Big Bend Net
Dec 1 @ 20:00 – 20:15
Big Bend Net
Net meets weekly on the Big Bend 2 meter system, Wednesday at 8pm central time.
Info about the Big Bend 2 meter system and the net on www.bigbendarc.com
Also takes check ins on EchoLink K5FD-R
RATPAC General Topic Zoom
Dec 1 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Permian Basin ARES Net
Dec 1 @ 21:00 – 22:00

FMI: Kf5wdj@att.net

Dec
2
Thu
Key City Amateur Radio Club (Abilene) Information Net.
Dec 2 @ 20:00 – 21:00

146.760 MHz, -, 146.2 Tone

RATPAC Emergency Management Zoom
Dec 2 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Section Wide Zoom Meeting
Dec 2 @ 20:00 – 21:00

Join us for the Section Wide Zoom meeting every Thursday evening at 8pm CST

Click here to see the current week’s topic.

Hope to see you there!

Dec
4
Sat
VE Testing – El Paso ARC (W5ES) @ W5ES Clubhouse
Dec 4 @ 09:00 – 11:00
VE Testing - El Paso ARC (W5ES) @ W5ES Clubhouse

Walk-ins Welcome.

VE Test Session Abilene @ Abilene Public Library
Dec 4 @ 13:00 – 14:00

NOTE: This may be the last exam session prior to the FCC imposed license fee of $35.

Exam Candidates: You are REQUIRED to register in the FCC CORES system and receive a FCC Registration Number (FRN) before exam day. For FRN registration information, click this link… https://apps.fcc.gov/cores/userLogin.do


Click Here for FCC CORES Tutorial Videos.

If you haven’t preregistered for testing please do so prior to the test date.
Harlon Dale Durham, W5WI 
w5wi@arrl.net

What to Bring to an ARRL Exam Session:Click here

Dec
5
Sun
NW Texas Emergency net
Dec 5 @ 08:00 – 08:15

3.950 Mhz

Big Bend Emergency Net/ WTX Sec Net
Dec 5 @ 08:15 – 09:15

3922 kHz

Dec
7
Tue
Winlink Tuesday net
Dec 7 all-day
VEC Test Session Lubbock ARC
Dec 7 @ 19:00 – 20:00

FMI: https://k5lib.org/meetings-and-testing/

Dec
8
Wed
Big Bend Net
Dec 8 @ 20:00 – 20:15
Big Bend Net
Net meets weekly on the Big Bend 2 meter system, Wednesday at 8pm central time.
Info about the Big Bend 2 meter system and the net on www.bigbendarc.com
Also takes check ins on EchoLink K5FD-R
RATPAC General Topic Zoom
Dec 8 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Permian Basin ARES Net
Dec 8 @ 21:00 – 22:00

FMI: Kf5wdj@att.net

Dec
9
Thu
Key City Amateur Radio Club (Abilene) Information Net.
Dec 9 @ 20:00 – 21:00

146.760 MHz, -, 146.2 Tone

RATPAC Emergency Management Zoom
Dec 9 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Section Wide Zoom Meeting
Dec 9 @ 20:00 – 21:00

Join us for the Section Wide Zoom meeting every Thursday evening at 8pm CST

Click here to see the current week’s topic.

Hope to see you there!

Dec
11
Sat
VE Testing – @ Midland Amateur Radio Club
Dec 11 @ 08:30 – 09:30
VE Testing - @ Midland Amateur Radio Club

No pre-registration needed. Walkins welcome.

VE Testing – Brownwood
Dec 11 @ 10:00 – 11:00

Contact: Allen B. Griffith
(325) 998-6535
Email: n5ag@verizon.net

Dec
12
Sun
NW Texas Emergency net
Dec 12 @ 08:00 – 08:15

3.950 Mhz

Big Bend Emergency Net/ WTX Sec Net
Dec 12 @ 08:15 – 09:15

3922 kHz

Dec
13
Mon
Midland Amateur Radio Club @ MARC Clubhouse
Dec 13 @ 19:00
Dec
15
Wed
Big Bend Net
Dec 15 @ 20:00 – 20:15
Big Bend Net
Net meets weekly on the Big Bend 2 meter system, Wednesday at 8pm central time.
Info about the Big Bend 2 meter system and the net on www.bigbendarc.com
Also takes check ins on EchoLink K5FD-R
RATPAC General Topic Zoom
Dec 15 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Permian Basin ARES Net
Dec 15 @ 21:00 – 22:00

FMI: Kf5wdj@att.net

Dec
16
Thu
VE Test Lubboc ARC
Dec 16 @ 10:00 – 11:00

FMI: https://k5lib.org/

Key City Amateur Radio Club (Abilene) Information Net.
Dec 16 @ 20:00 – 21:00

146.760 MHz, -, 146.2 Tone

RATPAC Emergency Management Zoom
Dec 16 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Section Wide Zoom Meeting
Dec 16 @ 20:00 – 21:00

Join us for the Section Wide Zoom meeting every Thursday evening at 8pm CST

Click here to see the current week’s topic.

Hope to see you there!

Dec
19
Sun
NW Texas Emergency net
Dec 19 @ 08:00 – 08:15

3.950 Mhz

Big Bend Emergency Net/ WTX Sec Net
Dec 19 @ 08:15 – 09:15

3922 kHz

Dec
22
Wed
Big Bend Net
Dec 22 @ 20:00 – 20:15
Big Bend Net
Net meets weekly on the Big Bend 2 meter system, Wednesday at 8pm central time.
Info about the Big Bend 2 meter system and the net on www.bigbendarc.com
Also takes check ins on EchoLink K5FD-R
RATPAC General Topic Zoom
Dec 22 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Permian Basin ARES Net
Dec 22 @ 21:00 – 22:00

FMI: Kf5wdj@att.net

Dec
23
Thu
Key City Amateur Radio Club (Abilene) Information Net.
Dec 23 @ 20:00 – 21:00

146.760 MHz, -, 146.2 Tone

RATPAC Emergency Management Zoom
Dec 23 @ 20:00 – 21:00
Section Wide Zoom Meeting
Dec 23 @ 20:00 – 21:00

Join us for the Section Wide Zoom meeting every Thursday evening at 8pm CST

Click here to see the current week’s topic.

Hope to see you there!

Dec
26
Sun
NW Texas Emergency net
Dec 26 @ 08:00 – 08:15

3.950 Mhz

Big Bend Emergency Net/ WTX Sec Net
Dec 26 @ 08:15 – 09:15

3922 kHz

RACES Net @ 7.255 Mhz
Dec 26 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Dec
29
Wed
Big Bend Net
Dec 29 @ 20:00 – 20:15
Big Bend Net
Net meets weekly on the Big Bend 2 meter system, Wednesday at 8pm central time.
Info about the Big Bend 2 meter system and the net on www.bigbendarc.com
Also takes check ins on EchoLink K5FD-R