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.

Tuesday, May 26 - Basic SkyWarn Training class for Dona Ana County - 6 PM at 1170 N. Solano Dr (upstairs), Las Cruces, NM.  The public is invited.  Contact Information: schotzko@comcast.net 

Wednesday, May 27 – VE testing 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 latest round of classes has completed and VE testing will be done.  The VE session is open to everyone who needs to take a test.  If there are any questions, you can get more information by contacting Sean at kd6cub@arrl.net

Friday, May 29 – Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) 5th Friday – 6 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  Activities to be announced. Monitor the Thursday night net at 8 PM on the Amigo Repeater System.

Saturday, May 30 - Basic SkyWarn Training (El Paso County) - 9:00 AM at 200 S. Alto Mesa Street.   This is for the general public.  Contact Information: Sandra.Diaz@kfoxtv.com

Friday, June 5 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Business Meeting – 7 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.

Saturday, June 6 – 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, June 12 - 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.  As we do every year at this time, we will be calling the membership to solicit volunteers for office and trusteeship. This year we will be electing 3 trustees and our normal officers of President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

Saturday, June 13 - No Host Amateur Breakfast – 8 AM at the Tejas Cafe, 9757 Dyer St, El Paso, TX

Friday, June 19 - 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, June 20 - QCWA Luncheon Meeting - 11 AM at the Golden Corral.  The El Paso Chapter #64 of the Quarter Century Wireless Association (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.

Saturday, June 20 - The Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) “Evening Breakfast” – 6 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.   Get up before sunset and come join the fun!    There will be a full breakfast menu, and you may even be able to order your eggs sunny side down!

Saturday and Sunday, June 27 & 28 - Field Day 2015