HamCom Presenter/Volunteer Call

HamCom, the Delta/West Gulf Division Regional Centennial Convention is now accepting registrations for those who wish to do forum presentations in Plano.  Available forum space is limited and you are strongly encouraged to submit your proposed program early. Additionally, you … Continue reading

Planned ARRL Events for K5RAV and N5AUS

Director Woolweaver, K5RAV and Vice Director Stratton, N5AUS plan to attend the following upcoming events: K5RAV – Irving Hamfest, March 7th, Irving, TX – Green Country Hamfest, March 13th, Claremore, OK N5AUS – Williamson County ARC Hamfest, March 14th, Georgetown, … Continue reading

Congratulations 3V/KF5EYY

The Yasme Foundation Board of Directors has announced the nine recipients of its Excellence Award for 2013. The Foundation says the award “honors individuals who, through their own service, creativity, effort and dedication, have made a significant contribution to Amateur Radio” — … Continue reading

Centennial Celebrations

                              Registrations for the ARRL National Centennial in Hartford and the West Gulf/Delta Division Regional Centennial Celebrations in Plano become available in January.  Start your planning … Continue reading

ARRL Centennial QSO Party

As part of the mix of events marking the League’s 100th anniversary, the ARRL Centennial QSO Party got underway at 0001 UTC on January 1. This is a year-long operating event, in which participants can accumulate points and win awards, … Continue reading

Johnny Paul, WA5BGO, SK

The owner of Austin Amateur Radio Supply, John E. “Johnny” Paul, WA5BGO, of Austin, Texas, died December 10. He was 74.  Paul was the proprietor of Austin Amateur Radio for 45 years. First licensed in 1960, Paul was a past president … Continue reading

WG Leadership to Operate Special Event Station

On Sunday, January 19, 2014, Director Woolweaver and Vice Director Stratton will be operating from W1AW in Newington, CT with the Special Event Station call sign, W100AW,  beginning at 9:00 AM until 2:00PM CST.  Look for the WG “Boys” on … Continue reading

ARRL Centennial QSO Party Kicks Off January 1

The ARRL celebrates its centennial in 2014. As part of the mix of events marking the League’s 100th anniversary, the ARRL Centennial QSO Party gets underway at 0001 UTC on January 1. This is a year-long operating event, in which … Continue reading

ARRL “Symbol Rate” Petition

As the Monday, December 23, deadline nears to comment on the ARRL’s “Symbol Rate” Petition for Rule Making (PRM), the petition has moved into second place on the FCC’s “Most Active Proceedings” page (it was in first place briefly). Since … Continue reading

K5C Celebrates, The Cleburne Courthouse Centennial Special Event

The FCC approved of the selected “Ham Radio Special Event” call sign of K5C in early October, 2013.  Eight local volunteer radio operators were signed up to work the frequencies and mode of their choice, on November 16.  When the … Continue reading