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.


Friday, March 6 – Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Business Meeting – 7 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas. 


Saturday, March 7 - 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, March 13 - 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, March 14 - Midland Hamfest


Saturday, March 14 - No Host Amateur Breakfast – 8 AM at the Tejas Cafe, 9757 Dyer St, El Paso, TX


Friday, March 20 – Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Program Night – 7 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas. 


Saturday, March 21 – 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, March 21 – Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Breakfast – 8 AM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas. 

Saturday, March  21 - 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, March 27 – El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) Dinner, “Corned Beef & Cabbage” - 6 PM at the W5ES clubhouse, 2100 San Diego (at the corner of Cotton and San Diego).   Come enjoy a bit of blarney and a traditional St. Patty’s Day Dinner of Corned Beef and Cabbage.  Never had it? Give it a try!  Sorry!  No green beer!  Donation for dinner is $5.  Desserts welcome!


Saturday, March 28 – Jacks Peak Amateur Radio Association (JPARA) Meeting – 12 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas. 


Sunday, March 29 – El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) Palm Sunday Breakfast - 7 AM at the W5ES clubhouse, 2100 San Diego (at the corner of Cotton and San Diego).  Come help maintain the tradition. Enjoy Waffles, Scrambled Eggs, Hash Browns Bacon, Sausage, Juice and Coffee for $ 5.00 Donation.



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