Special Events


Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26 – Field Day 


Friday, July 1 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Business Meeting – 7 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  


Monday, July 4 – Independence Day


Friday, July 8 - 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, July 9 - No Host Amateur Breakfast – 8 AM at the Tejas Cafe, 9757 Dyer St, El Paso, TX


Saturday, July 9 - 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.

Wednesday, July 13 – West Texas Repeater Association (WTRA) Quarterly Meeting – 7 PM at the Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  


Friday, July 15 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Program Night – 7 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  


Saturday, July 16 - 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.


Saturday, July 16 – K5WPH Ice Cream Social – 3 PM at the Dairy Queen on Diana near Railroad.


Saturday, July 20 - License Review and VE Session – 8:30 AM (Review) and 2 PM (VE Exam) at the W5ES clubhouse, 2100 San Diego (at the corner of Cotton and San Diego).  This is a 4 – 5 hour course in a format of the old Jeopardy Quiz Program followed by VE testing.  The classes will start at 8:30 AM and VE sessions will start at 2 PM.  If you would like to attend, please call Clay at 915 203-5502, Paul at 915 253-4952, or Tom at 915 449-1081.


Friday, July 22 - El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) – Program Meeting 8 PM at the W5ES clubhouse, 2100 San Diego Ave El Paso, TX. 


Friday, July 29 – Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) “5th Friday” - 6 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  


Friday thru Sunday, August 12-14 - Duke City Hamfest – Albuquerque, NM.  Website is https://dukecityhamfest.org/


Saturday, August 27 – Cook-Out at Memorial Park to welcome the ARRL West Gulf Director, David Woolweaver K5RAV, and Vice Director, John Stratton N5AUS.  Details forthcoming.



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