Category: West Texas Section

Zoom Meerting

Thursday Zoom Session

Howdy, Tomorrow is our Weekly Zoom meeting.  As usual the week has flown by.  We have a lot to talk about during our ARES discussion and I’m sure we may carry over into our regular Zoom meeting discussions plus much…

Special Service Award

Congratulations to Billy D. Roberts, W5NPR, recipient of the 2022 ARRL West Texas Section Special Service Award. Billy Roberts, W5NPR & Dale Durham, W5WI, Section Manager Special Service Award The Special Service Award was given to Billy during the West…

Thursday Zoom Session

In our recent discussions questions were asked about a virtual SKYWARN Training session.  David, KF5WDJ our Section Emergency Coordinator made some inquiries with the Midland NWS office and found out that our Zoom group could attend their scheduled virtual Skywarn…

2022 Field Day Survey

Field Day has been an annual event since 1933. It is Amateur Radio’s largest and most popular event. Due to everyone’s favorite virus, COVID, the Field Day Rules were changed for 2020 and 2021. The question is whether those new…

Learn Morse Code

Attention HAMS that want to learn International Morse Code! We will have a class on January 31st, which is a Monday night, at the Southside Abilene Library located in the mall of Abilene at 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm. The…

ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program to Accept Applications Starting on November 1

The ARRL Foundation will start accepting applications for its 2022 scholarship program on November 1. The submission deadline is December 31. More than 100 scholarships ranging from $500 to $25,000 will be awarded in 2022. The 2022 scholarship year totals…

Zoom Meerting

ARES Zoom meeting

REMINDER      REMINDER       REMINDER       REMINDER       REMINDER Hello Everyone! We were initially planning on holding this ARES meeting with just ARES DEC’s. EC’s and ARES members.  Last evening we learned that many folks were…

Winlink Training Oct 7th at 7pm

Please notice that the Zoom link will be available for check in at 7 p.m. CDT for those folks who wish to participate in some Winlink training.  Our regular Zoom meeting starts at 8 p.m. See you there! 73, Dale…

October 7th Section Rountable

Another very busy week with the usual therapy, doctor appointments, etc.  I’m hoping things will slow down.  I was supposed to be gone for this week’s Zoom meeting and next week on my annual fall trout fishing trip.  Unfortunately, my son-in-law…

Tropical Storm Coming

A tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico has a predicted strong possibility of impacting somewhere along the Texas – Louisiana coast, unless it turns from its currently predicted path. The current Red Cross update appears at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWcas1uNaV8 If you…