Category: West Texas Section

Zoom Meerting

Thursday Zoom Session

Hello Everyone, The week’s keep rolling on… Here it is Wednesday again and our Zoom meeting is tomorrow evening. This week we have the privilege of having Whit N5  present a discussion of all things DMR and code plugs.  David, KF5WDJ…

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…

Haiti Earthquake

Based on United States Geological Survey (USGS) data, at 12:29 UTC today, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti at a location 12 km NE of Saint-Louis du Sud and 33 km ENE of Les Cayes, Haiti. More precisely, the originating…

Learn Morse Code

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…

ICS 300 and ICS 400 training

Dear Emergency Management Partners, The City of Abilene will be hosting NIMS ICS 300 and ICS 400 training, October 26-29, 2021.  The classes will be held in the City’s EOC in the basement of City Hall, 555 Walnut, Abilene, TX…

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!…

ARRL, American Red Cross Renew Memorandum of Understanding

ARRL and the American Red Cross (ARC) have renewed their long-standing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for another 5 years. The MOU spells out how ARRL and the American Red Cross will work cooperatively during a disaster response. “We are pleased…