Special Events


Saturday, December 2 – 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.


Saturday, December 2 – Annual SKYWARN ™ Recognition Day – National Weather Service Office in Santa Teresa, NM, from 0000 - 2400 UTC.


Friday, December 8 - El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) Christmas Potluck - 6 PM at the W5ES clubhouse, 2100 San Diego Ave, El Paso, TX.  Paul AE5OJ will provide a ham, and all attendees are requested to bring your favorite side dish or dessert.  Please bring nonperishable food donations for the El Paso Rescue Mission.  A gift exchange will be held.  Please limit gifts to $20 or less.  Come out and enjoy this Christmas food and fellowship with other Ham and their families


Saturday, December 9 - No Host Amateur Breakfast – 8 AM at the Tejas Cafe, 9757 Dyer St, El Paso, TX.


Friday, December 15 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Christmas Potluck & White Elephant Auction – 7 PM at the K5WPH Clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  Please bring a food dish and/or dessert for the potluck dinner, and an unmarked wrapped gift (suitable for a man, woman, child, etc) for the White Elephant fundraising auction.


Saturday, December 16 - The El Paso Chapter #64 of the Quarter Century Wireless Association (QCWA) is holding their annual Christmas Party and meeting at 11 AM on Saturday, December 17, at the Golden Corral, located near the intersection of US 54 South and Transmountain Road (next to the Wal-Mart store in Northeast El Paso).  Attendees are asked to please bring a gift not exceeding $15.00 – a man’s gift for a man and a woman’s gift for a woman.


Monday, December 25 – Christmas Day


Friday, December 29 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) “5th Friday” 6 PM at the K5WPH Clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  Details TBA.


Monday, January 1 – New Year’s Day


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