Special Events

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

Saturday, March 17 - St. Patrick's Day Hamfest (Midland Hamfest) and ARRL West Texas Convention - MLK Community Center, 2300 Butternut Lane, Midland, Texas.  Website http://hamfest.w5qgg.org/

Saturday, March 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. 

Saturday, March 17 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) St. Patrick’s Day Dinner - 6 PM at the K5WPH Clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas. 

Friday, March 23 - El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) “Game Night” - 6 PM at the W5ES club house, 2100 San Diego. 

Saturday, March 24 – Broadband-Hamnet (BBHN) Meeting – 10 AM at Sue Young Park (at Kenworthy and Diana).  Bring your nodes as we will continue experimenting with the telephones.  If you don't have a phone one will be provided.  You will need a 5 volt regulator for your battery box, a power cable (the power connector is the same as what is used for the routers) and a CAT5 cable.  If you know someone that is interested in getting involved with the race bring them along.  We have some extra nodes that they can get at a really good price.  An ARES meeting for all registered members and an ARES Orientation for anyone that wants to become an ARES member will follow.

Sunday, March 25 – El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) Annual Palm Sunday Breakfast – 7 AM to 11 AM at the W5ES Clubhouse, 2100 San Diego.  Don’t miss our annual Palm Sunday Breakfast with waffles, eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns, juice, and coffee.  Donation $ 5.00

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

Saturday, March 31 – NorthEaster Parade

Sunday, April 1 – Easter Sunday.

Saturday and Sunday, April 7-8 – Texas State Parks on the Air.

Saturday, April 7 – VE Testing at W5ES - The El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) holds test sessions at 9 AM on the first non-holiday 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.

Sunday, April 8 - 2018 the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation's “All Colors Run Together” 5K Run/Walk at Cohen Stadium in NE El Paso.  Volunteers are needed with handheld radios to be the eyes on the race course.  Lew, KB5HPT will be making the rounds to the club meetings to gather communications volunteers registrations for the race.  

Saturday, May 5 - Mesilla Valley Radio Club 2018 Bean Feed – starting at 7 AM at the MVRC Club House, 6609 Jefferson Las Cruces, NM.  Admission is free - including tailgating.  Coffee and Doughnuts – Chile bean plate with drink for $5.00.  Website http://n5bl.org/beanfeed/beanfeed.htm.