HamCom 2012

HamCom festivities kicked off June 8th and another great year of fun was had by many in Plano.  The standing room only crowd at the ARRL Forum enjoyed a conversation with ARRL First Vice President Rick Roderick, K5UR as he … Continue reading

2011 ARRL Annual Report Now Available

The ARRL Annual Report for 2011 – now available online — reviews the major events of the year and documents the renewed growth of both the ARRL and the activities of the Amateur Radio Service. For the fifth consecutive year, … Continue reading

Museum Ships Weekend

Several Amateur Radio groups from the West Gulf Division participated in Museum Ships Weekend June 2nd and 3rd. More than 50 amateur radio “hams” in the Galveston-Houston area descended on Seawolf Park this weekend to activate the radio rooms on … Continue reading

Texas Governor Declares Amateur Radio Week

Director Woolweaver is pleased to announce that Texas Governor Rick Perry, an avid supporter of Amateur Radio, has proclaimed the week of June 18-24, 2012, Amateur Radio Week, thanks to the efforts of Chris Hodgdon, KE5IGO of Kaufman. Encouraging all … Continue reading

ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, Invites Input for 2014 ARRL Centennial

The ARRL will celebrate its centennial in 2014, and is already making plans to commemorate the highlights of the League’s first century — and looking forward to what the second century may bring. This is your League and your centennial … Continue reading

Temple ARC Pays it Forward

Since 2009 and the passing of Charles Schlieper (formerly N5TD, SK), the Temple Amateur Radio Club (TARC) has been sponsoring the Charles R. Schlieper Scholarship Fund to assist the students of a technical course as selected by Temple College.  This … Continue reading

Remember to Vote

The clock is running on your opportunity to vote for your favorite in the 2012 WGD QSL Card Contest.   As the true beauty of any QSL card is in the eyes of the designer, we deliberately did not set any … Continue reading

LETARC Celebrates Silver Anniversary

The Longview East Texas Amateur Radio Club (“LETARC”) celebrated their 25th Anniversary May 19th, by opening to the public their newly renovated radio room at the Red Cross building in Longview.  Founded in 1987, LETARC has served their communities in … Continue reading

HamCom Updates

ARRL Forum Speaker Director Woolweaver is pleased to announce that 1st Vice President Rick Roderick, K5UR will be speaking at the 11:00 AM ARRL Forum on Saturday.  Rick has been licensed for 44 years, is an avid DX’er, and has … Continue reading

Attention Federal Employees: ARRL Approved for 2012 Combined Federal Campaign

For the past 11 years, the US Office of Personnel Management has designated the ARRL to participate in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the annual giving campaign for federal employees. In that time, this campaign for federal government civilian employees, … Continue reading