Austin Summerfest 2012

Special thanks to the Austin Summerfest Committee people and others that worked so hard to make this another successful ARRL Texas State Convention.  These are the folks that do the advance planning, organize the necessary volunteer workers and materials to … Continue reading

Texas QSO Party Begins September 29th

The Texas QSO party is sponsored each year by the Northwest Amateur Radio Society to encourage contacts between Texas amateur radio operators and amateur radio operators throughout the world. This event is also an excellent opportunity for county hunters to … Continue reading

WGD Jamboree on the Air Challenge Announced

In an effort to encourage more stations to participate in the annual scouting Jamboree on the Air (JOTA), the West Gulf Division has established the “West Gulf Division Jamboree on the Air Challenge”. The “Challenge” was suggested by the West … Continue reading

ARRL Approved for 2012 Campaign!

At the encouragement of Director Woolweaver eleven years ago, the ARRL has been participating in the Combined Federal Campaign.  The US Office of Personnel Management has designated the ARRL (participant # 10099) to participate in this program. This annual campaign … Continue reading

2012 WGD QSL Card Contest Winners

QSL Card Contest The West Gulf Division wishes to thank all of the Division members who submitted their QSL cards into the 2012 WGD QSL Card Contest.  The competition was vigorous in all three categories. The true beauty of any … Continue reading

2012 Field Day

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

ARRL Youth Committee Seeks Your Input, Ideas

At its July 2011 meeting, the ARRL Board approved a motion authorizing the appointment of a Youth in the Second Century Committee.  ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN appointed the committee made up of active youth hams from across the country:  … Continue reading

West Gulf Leadership to Operate W1AW

Director Woolweaver and Vice Director Stratton will be operating from W1AW IN Newington, CT on Sunday, July 22nd beginning at approximately 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM CDT.  Look for the WG “Boys” on plus or minus 14.285 (+/-) MHz USB.  … Continue reading

ARRL Featured Guests / Upcoming Conventions

ARRL President Kay Craige, N3KN, joins Director Woolweaver in Oklahoma City, at Ham Holiday 2012 where she will be speaking at the Ham Holiday banquet Friday night and the ARRL Forum on Saturday morning.  Ham Holiday 2012 is the Oklahoma State Convention. … Continue reading

ARRL Field Day, June 23 – 24, 2012

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