Special Events


Tuesday, February 9 - Technician License Class #3 – 6:30 PM @ K5WPH

Friday, February 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. 


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


Sunday, February 14 – Valentine’s Day


Monday, February 15 – President’s Day Holiday


Tuesday, February 16 - Technician License Class #4 – 6:30 PM @ K5WPH


Friday, February 19 – Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Program Night – 7 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  Martin WB5LJO will put on a presentation about repeaters.


Saturday, February 20 – General 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.  If you would like to attend, please call Clay at 915 203-5502, Paul at 915 253-4952, or Tom at 915 449-1081.


Saturday, February 20 - 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.


Saturday, February 20 – Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Mexican Food Dinner – 6 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  Bring your best Mexican dish and/or dessert.  $5 donation for an all you can eat Mexican dinner.  If you bring a Mexican food dish, you don’t need to pay the $5 donation.


Tuesday, February 23 - Technician License Class #5 – 6:30 PM @ K5WPH


Friday, February 26 – El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) – Annual Fish Fry - 6 PM at the W5ES clubhouse, 2100 San Diego Ave El Paso, TX.  We’ll be serving deep-fried Tilapia fillets, potato salad, Cole slaw and cornbread.  We’re also trying to set up a program on CPR basics (not certification), so don’t miss it!


Saturday, February 27 – New Mexico TechFest - New Mexico Veterans’ Memorial Event Center located at 1100 Louisiana Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM.  Website is http://www.rmham.org/wordpress/new-mexico-techfest


Sunday, February 28 – Susan Komen “Race for the Cure” – early Sunday morning, in the area of Cohen Stadium.  Hams will be needed to provide Broadband Hamnet video as well as voice communications for the race.


Tuesday, March 1 - Technician License Class #6 – 6:30 PM @ K5WPH


Friday, March 4 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Business Meeting – 7 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas. 


Saturday, March 5 – 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.


Saturday, March 12 – Jacks Peak Amateur Radio Association (JPARA) Meeting – 11 am at the Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH), 3709 Wickham Ave, El Paso, Texas.  


Sunday, March 13 – Daylight Savings Time starts – check your smoke detector batteries!


Saturday, March 19 - 61st Annual St. Patrick's Day Hamfest (Midland Hamfest) and ARRL West Texas Convention - Grand Texan Hotel and Convention Center, 4300 W. Wall Street, Midland, Texas.  Website is http://hamfest.w5qgg.org/


Saturday, March 26 – NorthEaster Parade – details TBA


Sunday, March 27 – Easter Sunday



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