Special Events


Saturday, August 27 – Cook-Out at Memorial Park to welcome the ARRL West Gulf Director, David Woolweaver K5RAV, and Vice Director, John Stratton N5AUS.  A cookout has been scheduled at Memorial Park (in central El Paso) on Saturday, August 27, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.  The exact location is reserve area #2.  W5ES and K5WPH will provide 4 tables and 24 chairs for the event, as well as BBQ cookers, soft drinks, tea, water, and shade.  (You may want to bring your own chairs in case there is a large turn-out).  Burgers and Brats are planned.  Both clubs (W5ES and K5WPH) will be cooking.  We should be able to start moving into the picnic area and setting up after 2 PM.  All hams are welcome to attend and help make this a great ham radio event!


Saturday, September 3 – Alamogordo 32nd Annual Hamfest – 7 AM to 3 PM at the Otero County Fairgrounds in Alamogordo, NM.  Free Admission!  http://www.qsl.net/k5lrw/hamfest.htm


Friday, September 2 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Business Meeting – 7 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  


Friday, September 9 - El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) – Program at 7 PM and Business Meeting at 8 PM at the W5ES clubhouse, 2100 San Diego Ave El Paso, TX. 


Saturday, September 10 - No Host Amateur Breakfast – 8 AM at the Tejas Cafe, 9757 Dyer St, El Paso, TX


Saturday, September 10 - The Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) holds VE test sessions the first non-holiday Saturday of every odd month (January, March, May, July, September, and November).  The K5WPH Clubhouse is located at 3709 Wickham Ave, El Paso, Texas.  Doors will be closed at 9 AM and testing will begin shortly after.  The cost of the test is $15.00 and each applicant will need a photo ID, photocopy plus original of their license plus any CSCE for any passed elements.  Walk-ins are welcome.

Friday, September 16 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Program Night - 7 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas. 


Saturday, September 17 - QCWA Luncheon Meeting - 11 AM at the Golden Corral.  The El Paso Chapter #64 of QCWA has a monthly luncheon meeting on the third Saturday of each month at 1100 AM (lunch) and 12:00 PM (meeting) at the Golden Corral located near the intersection of the North-South Freeway (US 54 South) and Transmountain Road (Woodrow Bean) next to the Wal-Mart store in Northeast El Paso.


Wednesday, September 21 - Classes for the Technician License will be starting up at K5WPH on Wednesday evenings, starting September 21.  The classes will start at 6:30 PM each Wednesday evening, and run for approximately 8 weeks.  The K5WPH Clubhouse is located at 3709 Wickham Ave.  The classes are free, but students will need to purchase the “ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 3rd Edition” for the Technician License.


Friday, September 23 - El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) – Program Meeting 8 PM at the W5ES clubhouse, 2100 San Diego Ave El Paso, TX. 


Friday, September 30 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) “5th Friday” - 6 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas. 



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