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2016 Hamfest Print E-mail
Saturday, 19 September 2015 10:34
The 61st Annual St. Patrick's Day Hamfest will be March 19, 2016 at the Grand Texan Hotel and Convention Center in Midland Texas (Hamfest rate of $79.99 two queens with HOT breakfast)

ARRL West Texas Section Convention

GRAPEVINE AMATEUR RADIO will be at the hamfest!!


SECOND PRIZE TYT QUAD Bander TH9800 ......

Click here to Read about the TH9800


Baofeng UV-5R HTs given away every hour - Must be present to win the Baofeng
more updates as info becomes available
Last Updated on Sunday, 20 September 2015 14:59
2015 ARRL Field Day Print E-mail
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 09:11

FIELD DAY Friday June 27 1PM 2015 to June 28 1PM 2015
National Weather service located at 31.9424N 102.1895W
2500 Challenger Drive, Midland TX

Meeting at the clubhouse (Christensen Stadium at corner of 250LoopN and Lamesa Road) Friday June 26th around 1pm to load equipment followed by trip to the National Weather Service (West of Airline mobile home park)and set out antennas, trailers, etc. Saturday morning some go directly to Field Day site to finish setting up and some will get the remaining coolers, drinks, snacks and transport to Field Day site. Our first priority will be to get the 5 QRP (5 watt or less) battery/solar contacts out of the way and to get the CW stations going.

GOTA (for new members & those interested in learning more) will be set up in the NWS conference room and use a loop type antenna.

Directions: HW80 feeder road on north side, turn north onto Challenger Drive
the turn north onto Challenger is approximately 2.2 miles east of the HW 1788 / HW80 intersection
or 3 Miles west of Loop250 coming out of Midland
about 1000 feet each side of Challenger there are access roads from HW80 if you’re not on the feeder
REPEATER: 147.38

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 June 2015 02:09
Hamfest 2015 Print E-mail
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 23:42
The 60th Annual St. Patrick's Day Hamfest will be March 14, 2015 at the Midland Horseshoe Arena.

Click here for Horseshoe INFO

It is possible on hamfest day to pay by credit card with K5RS card reader - fill out form and Give your data at front desk 1st

GRAPEVINE AMATEUR RADIO will be at the hamfest!!

KE5ZW Paul won the Kenwood 480SAT
KK5ZG Joe won the Yaesu
August K5HCT Here comes Texas won the six meter beam
KB3SHN Michael won the Pre-Registration prize

Baofeng UV-5R HTs with cable & software given away every hour - Must be present to win the Baofeng
Take photos and send to w5qgg at arrl dot net
Last Updated on Thursday, 19 March 2015 20:19
2014 Christmas Party! Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10:32
The Christmas party in December will be held at K.D.’s Barbeque at the intersection of East Florida Street (Hwy 158, Garden City Hwy) and Interstate 20. The party will be December 9th and will be from 6:30 to 8:00pm. This will be your last chance to win one of these nice looking little Handy Talkies. There will also be other door prizes for the OM’s and XYL’s.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 20:58
W5AJ on the Cover of the New ARRL License Manual! Print E-mail
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 16:13

MARC tr easurer Robert Wood, W5AJ, is on the cover of the new ARRL Ham Radio License Manual. From inside the manual:

Front Cover Photo: Robert Wood, W5AJ, operates using Morse code during the Midland (Texas) Amateur Radio Club Field Day event. Every June Field Day brings Amateur Radio operators - old and new - together for a weekend of enjoyment on the air. By earning your license, you'll be able to take part in exciting activities like these, and many more! (Photo courtesy of Alan Sewell, N5NA)

Nice mention of the club in a national publication and congratulations to Robert!

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 16:33
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