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.


    Wednesday, October 1 - General License Classes start. The classes will be held each Wednesday evening at 6:30 PM thru the end of November at the Reliance Outdoor Supply on 1060 Doniphan Park Circle, which is near Sunland Park and Doniphan in west El Paso. There will be a VE exam at the end of the class. The classes are open to anyone who wants to attend. The classes are free, but students will need the ARRL General License book, which will be available for purchase at Reliance for around $29 plus tax. If anyone has questions, they can email Sean at kd6cub@arrl.net

    Friday, October 3 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Business Meeting - 7 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  

    Saturday, October 4 – VE Testing at W5ES - The El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) holds test sessions at 9 AM on the first Saturday of every even month (February, April, June, August, October and December). Sessions are held at the W5ES clubhouse, located at 2100 San Diego (at the corner of Cotton and San Diego streets). Walk-ins are not only welcome but encouraged. Bring photo ID, copies of any CSCE's, your license and a copy of your license. WE MUST SEND IN A COPY OF YOUR LICENSE!!! For more information please call Clay, K5TRW @ (915) 859-5502.
     
    Friday, October 10 – El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) Program on Fire Prevention - 7 PM and Regular Meeting – 8 PM. The W5ES clubhouse is located at 2100 San Diego (at the corner of Cotton and San Diego). 

    Saturday, October 11- No Host Amateur Breakfast – 8 AM at the Tejas Cafe, 9757 Dyer St, El Paso, TX

    Tuesday, October 14 – WTRA Quarterly Meeting – 7 PM at the W5ES Clubhouse (2100 San Diego, at the corner of Cotton and San Diego). 

    Friday, October 17 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Program Night - 7 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  

    Saturday, October 18 - 2014 Socorro Hamfest - 8 AM to 2 PM at the New Mexico Fire Fighters Academy, 600 Aspen Street, Socorro, NM 87801. Website
    http://socorroara.org/hamfest.html.

    Saturday, October 18 - 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. All hams, friends and family are invited.

    Friday, October 24 – El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) Dinner Meeting - 6 PM. The W5ES clubhouse is located at 2100 San Diego (at the corner of Cotton and San Diego). They will have German Food!  


    Friday, October 31 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) 5th Friday - 6 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas. Event details to be announced.

    Saturday & Sunday, November 1 & 2 – Worked All El Paso (WAE) Contest



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