Kilocycle Club Meeting – 16 March 2017 – 7:00PM

The Kilocycle Club Of Fort Worth meets on the third Thursday of the month at Ol’ South Pancake House. Dinner starts around 6:00 PM with the meeting starting at 7:00PM.  Plan to attend so you won’t miss out on the fun.

This month:  Election of club officers for the coming year.  Chris Brewer, N5GMJ, will be giving a presentation on DMR and DSTAR digital radio.

Our meetings are always open to anyone wanting to learn more about amateur radio.

License testing session follows the meeting and presentation.

Map to Ol’ South Pancake House:

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DFW Metroplex Weekly Nets List

We’ve added a list of all the currently known weekly nets in the Fort Worth-Dallas metroplex to the main menu.  If you go to “On The Air”, then click “DFW Metroplex Weekly Nets“, it will bring up a list of nets that occur during the course of the week/month.

If you find anything that is incorrect or inaccurate, or if you have an item that you would like added to the list, please e-mail kf5rrf {at} arrl [dot] net.

Thanks to Jon Diner, N5JLD, for compiling this list!

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Belton Ham Expo – 10 & 11 March 2017


March 10th & 11th, 2017

Bell County Expo Center

Belton, Texas

50 miles north of Austin

130 miles north of San Antonio

140 miles south of Dallas / Ft. Worth

165 miles north-west of Houston

Approximately 80 percent of the population in Texas lives within 200 miles of HamEXPO!

ADMISSION FEE for the public is $5.00 per person at the door (children under 12 free). Includes one free raffle ticket (a $2.00 value).

Vendors, this your opportunity to sell product or distribute information to about 1,200 motivated buyers on a Saturday morning. All indoor spaces have free electricity. There are a limited number of spaces against the wall.

Map to Bell County Expo Center:

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Irving Amateur Radio Club 15th Annual Hamfest

Irving Amateur Radio Club, Inc.

15th Annual Hamfest

March 4, 2017

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Betcha Bingo Hall, 2420 W. Irving Blvd. #125, Irving, TX 75061

Directions: State Hwy 183, exit Story Rd., south on Story Rd., cross intersection of

Irving Blvd. (behind Bank of The West on the right)

Hourly Door Prizes

Lots of Fun

ARRL Sponsored VE Testing

Admission  – $5.00 ** Kids 12 and under, free

Tables  – $10 .00


No smoking & no animals (except service animals) in the building.

Talk-in Frequency: 146.72 – 110.9

For more information, contact:

Ken Hansen N2VIP Irving Amateur Radio Club, Inc. P.O. Box 153333, Irving, TX 75015-3333

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Field Day 2016 Pictures

We have a number of pictures from Gary Anderson – KG5JKF, taken at the 2016 ARRL Field Day event. They are available via this link   FD2016_Pictures

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New “How Do I ???” pages

We have added several new “How Do I ???” pages to the site. Take a minute to run thru them and see what you think.   If there are other topics you would like to see in this section please use the CONTACT US form and let us know.

We are always looking for ways to help you learn about Amateur Radio!

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Locate a repeater

2m_repeaterWe now have a live link to the Texas VHF-FM Society database which has ALL of the coordinated repeaters in Texas. Please note that some repeaters are not coordinated but they are few and not usually in areas well traveled.

You can search by location, callsign, or many other ways to find a list of repeater from 6M up to almost daylight!!

Click HERE to move to the search page.

Thanks to Texas VHF-FM for sharing their site with us!

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