DARC Begins Celebrating

In celebration of the Dallas Amateur Radio Club’s upcoming 100th Anniversary, we are having a kick-off celebration at Brookhaven College in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, October 19th, from 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, October 20th from 10 AM … Continue reading

Scholarships Abound

The ARRL Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible young radio amateurs pursuing higher education. More than 80 scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 are awarded annually. Additionally, one applicant is selected for the prestigious William R. Goldfarb Scholarship, awarded … Continue reading

2014 ARRL Regional Centennial Convention

HamCom 2014 has been designated as the 2014 ARRL Delta and West Gulf Division Regional Centennial Convention.  Collectively the Delta and West Gulf Division’s in cooperation with HamCom is seeking forum presenters that want to participate in HamCom 2014, June … Continue reading

NG5V Rick Kirchhof Appointed

Rick Kirchhof holds the Amateur Extra call NG5V and resides in Austin, TX. He was first licensed in 1997 as KD5ABM. This was about the time of the F5 tornado in Jarrell, TX. He got a quick taste of what … Continue reading

Notes from the 2013 July Board Meeting

(From the ARRL Website) 07/23/2013 At its second meeting of the year, July 19 and 20 in Windsor, Connecticut, the ARRL Board of Directors confronted a broad agenda that included the naming of ARRL award winners, the efforts of the Ad Hoc LoTW (Logbook … Continue reading

Austin Summerfest, Texas State Convention

The 30th Annual Austin Summerfest designated as the 2013 West Gulf Division Texas State Convention will be held on August 2nd and 3rd.   The Summerfest organizers are pleased to announce that their location has changed and this year’s event is … Continue reading

Field Day 2013

Field Day is always a great opportunity for the WGD Leadership to be out and about in the community visiting with folks and seeing how great the Division Amateur’s come together to operate in collective force.   Several of the Division … Continue reading

HamCom 2013

HamCom at Plano Centre opens its doors Friday, June 7th at 8:00 AM and begins its 35th Anniversary celebration.  The festivities continue until 6:00 PM on Saturday.  As usual many great forums have been scheduled, but please be certain to … Continue reading

ARRL Field Day, June 22 & 23, 2013

ARRL Field Day is the single most popular on-the-air event held annually in the US and Canada. On the fourth weekend of June of each year, more than 35,000 radio amateurs gather with their clubs, groups or simply with friends … Continue reading

N5GMJ, North Texas Section Manager

Chris Brewer, N5GMJ, of Saginaw, Texas, has been appointed ARRL North Texas Section Manager as of April 30.  Previous Section Manager, Walt Mayfield, KE5SOO, of Krum, announced his resignation due to work and family commitments.  Walt had served as Section … Continue reading