Special Events

Here's some of the upcoming Amateur Radio related Special Events and Activities in the area.

 View the Calendar for a complete list of all local meetings, events, and local repeater nets.  This is a Google based calendar that you can link to your personal calendar.
 
Look at the Repeater NetsHF Nets, and Simplex Nets pages for daily and weekly recurring nets.
 
El Paso Ham Radio phone line – (915) 239-5128

 
If you would like to receive a weekly e-mail newsletter of area ham radio events and news, please send an e-mail to John KA5TRQ at ka5trq@elp.rr.com and he'll add you to the e-mail list.


Sunday, April 26 – The Mesilla Valley Radio Club (N5BL) 2015 “Bean Feed” – 8 AM at the MVRC Club House, 6609 Jefferson, Las Cruces NM.  Admission is free, including tailgating, and you can get a chili bean plate with a drink for $5.00.  They are reporting that the club has collected more equipment for sale than usual, so get there early.  More information is available on their website, http://n5bl.org/index.html


Wednesday, April 29 - Technician Classes continue on Wednesday nights at 6:30 PM at the Reliance Outdoor Supply, which is located at 1060 Doniphan Park Circle, near Sunland Park and Doniphan on the west side of El Paso).  The classes will run about 1-2 hours each Wednesday night for 6-8 weeks.  We will be using the ARRL Technician Class book.  Reliance has the books available for sale at the store.  Other than the cost of the book, there is no additional cost for the class (Free).  If there are any questions, you can get more information by contacting Sean at kd6cub@arrl.net


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


Saturday, May 2 - The Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) holds VE test sessions the first 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, May 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.  Program to be announced.


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


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


Saturday, May 16 – Technician and General Class 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.  Anyone planning to take these courses are asked to pre-register with Clay at least 4 days in advance (call 915-859-5502 or email CEMERT@elp.rr.com).


Saturday, May 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 11 AM (lunch) and 12 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.


Friday, May 16 – Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Annual BBQ – 6 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  $5 for all you can eat BBQ!  All Hams are welcome to attend.  Bring your best BBQ dish, side item, or dessert, and join the fun!


Friday, May 22 – El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) Italian Dinner Meeting - 6 PM at the W5ES clubhouse, 2100 San Diego Ave El Paso, TX.  Dinner Program is “Radio BINGO”. 


Saturday, May 23 – El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) Spring Auction – 5:30 PM at the W5ES clubhouse, 2100 San Diego Ave El Paso, TX.  Doors open at 3:30 PM, kitchen opens at 4:30 PM, Auction starts at 5:30 PM.


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





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