NEXT MEETING MAY 16. DETAILS BELOW
Here we will list events where radio operators can participate in various events utilizing their skills and equipment in order to support various organizations.
Our next public service event is right around the corner with the Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life bike ride on Saturday October 1st. This event is based out of Bartonville with the course heading north towards Argyle and then out west towards 156.
We are looking for volunteers to assist with all positions: rest stops, SAGs, tail, and net control.
Reporting times have not been finalized yet, but the earliest should be at about 6:30AM. This event usually wraps up just after lunch.
If you are interested, please sign up at the link below.
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to send an email to Andrew Koenig at firstname.lastname@example.org.
50 mile route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40560761(25 mile course, 2x)
25 mile route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40560836
We look forward to your participation in this year's CF Cycle For Life Ride!
73 de KE5GDB
The DFW Metroplex Traffic Net is a local affiliate of the ARRL’s National Traffic System. The purpose is to move NTS radiogram traffic into and out of the Dallas/Fort Worth area through the NTS, and to provide training for amateurs interested in traffic handling. All licensed amateur stations are welcome and encouraged to participate.
1830-1900 Daily W5FC Repeater, 146.88 MHz, PL 110.9
2230-2300 Daily WA5CKF Repeater, 146.72 MHz, PL 110.9
As an independent net and member of the National Traffic System (NTS), the net passes radio traffic into and out of the state of Texas via Amateur Radio.
0830-0930 Mon.-Sat. 7.285 khz
1830-1930 Mon.-Sat. 3.873 khz
The 7290 Traffic Net is an independent, public service traffic net operating on or about 7.290 khz, and has been in continuous operation since 1953, handling formal written traffic, informal messages and operating extended sessions during emergencies or special needs.
1000-1200 Mon.-Sat. 7.290 khz
1300-1400 Mon.-Fri. 7.290 khz
(No nets on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years)
The Texas Slow Net meets daily at 7:45 PM local time, on 3570 KHz +/- QRM. TSN is a traffic handling training net. All stations licensed for the frequency are welcome to participate.
TSN is well suited for operators who are interested in building proficiency in the International Morse Code and learning about handling procedures in CW traffic nets. During each session, a traffic handling lesson in the form of a radiogram is sent to all participants.
1945 Daily 3.570 khz +/- QRM
TEX, The Texas CW Net. An Independent Net not affiliated with the ARRL.
1900 Daily 3.541 khz
2200 Daily 3.541 khz
A more thorough list of nets can be found on the NTX Section site on the ARRL web site -- https://www.arrlntx.org/national-traffic-system/traffic-nets