ARRL Field Day 2018

Field Day — June 23-24 Contact Raymond Winter, W5RAW, for more information …  The PARC Mobile Operations Van will be on hand for new hams and interested onlookers to Get On The Air — this event/contest is a great way to practice “off-the-grid,” “soup to nuts” operations:  set-up, station safety, message handling, QSO’s on most […]

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President’s Page

THANKS EVERYONE FOR ANOTHER GREAT MONTH!! Another busy month and another busy meeting!!  Many thanks to many folks for their service to the club this past month! First order of business is to say “thanks” to John K5IT, John N5BNU, and Ken WB5QLI, Dan WA8YYE, Mark KG5NWE, Melinda KG5NWD, Jamie AB7II, Danelle KC7RDH (formerly KG5YYA), […]

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Musings from “Fort Geezer”

The Smiling Merchant King Jim Musgrove – K5BZH The amateur radio culture I remember from the 1950’s certainly had a different twist than what tends to be common these days. A pair of characters I remember well from that era were E.C. Tinsley, W5SMK in Ballinger and B.A. Houston, W5RAB in Brownwood.  These were the […]

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Swapfest 2018 Recap

Bring on the rain!! Swapfest 2018 went off sunny and dry!!  Now let’s have the rain we all need so badly!! Don’t know where to begin in thanking everyone involved in making Saturday’s event such a smashing success.  First on the list has to be Damen Ratliff.  Could not have even opened the gate without […]

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