Special Events



Wednesday, September 21 - Classes for the Technician License will be starting up at K5WPH on Wednesday evenings, starting September 21.  The classes will start at 6:30 PM each Wednesday evening, and run for approximately 8 weeks.  The K5WPH Clubhouse is located at 3709 Wickham Ave.  The classes are free, but students will need to purchase the “ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 3rd Edition” for the Technician License.


Friday, September 23 - El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) Program Meeting - 6 PM at the W5ES clubhouse, 2100 San Diego Ave El Paso, TX.  Charlie Wood WA5KYV will have a demonstration on the Omnia SDR (software defined radio) kit that he has completed.


Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25 – Texas QSO Party - http://www.n5bia.net/txqp/index.php


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


Saturday, October 1 - K5WPH Tail-Gate – 7:30 AM at the K5WPH Clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  Free admission.  Bring the ham radio items you are interested in selling, or bring your $$$ in case you see something you want to buy.  Coffee and light breakfast items will be available.


Saturday, October 1 – 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.

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


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


Saturday, October 8 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) “Dessert Night” – 6 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas.  


Monday, October 10 – Columbus Day


Thursday, October 13 – West Texas Repeater Association (WTRA) 4th Quarter Meeting – 7 PM at the El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) Clubhouse, 2100 San Diego Ave, El Paso, TX


Friday thru Saturday, October 14-16 - Jamboree On The Air (JOTA).  Website is http://jotajoti.info/


Friday, October 14 - 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, October 15 - Socorro Hamfest - 8 AM to 2 PM – at the New Mexico Firefighter’s Academy, 600 Aspen St, Socorro, NM.  Website is http://socorroara.org/hamfest.html


Saturday, October 15 - 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.  The license review is by appointment only.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  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, October 15 - 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.


Friday, October 21 - Sun City Amateur Radio Club (K5WPH) Program Night - 7 PM at the K5WPH clubhouse, 3709 Wickham Ave., El Paso, Texas. 


Friday, October 28 - El Paso Amateur Radio Club (W5ES) Program Meeting - 8 PM at the W5ES clubhouse, 2100 San Diego Ave El Paso, TX. 


Saturday and Sunday, November 5 & 6 – Worked All El Paso (WAE) Contest - http://www.qsl.net/w5es/3_0/3_0.html


Sunday, November 6 – Daylight Savings Time ends


Tuesday, November 8 – Election Day


Friday, November 11 – Veterans Day


Thursday, November 24 – Thanksgiving





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