Long time net member "Bud" W5KGF became a SK on December 31. His obituary is on the Silent Key page along with a tribute written by a friend.
Another Silent Key
We have, unfortunately, lost another long time net member and NCS. Herb WB5PHM of Wichita Falls became a SK on December 30. His obituary is on the Silent Key page.
The 2016 Picnic will be held on May 28 at the SPJST Lodge in Beyersville /Taylor, Texas. Picnic information is now available. Additional info will be added as it becomes confirmed.
New to the Web Site
A list of hurricane and emergency frequencies is now on the web site on the QST page.
New CW Nets
Two new CW nets have been formed in OK and they would appreciate your support. For info contact Howard WD5IDB or click here.
A new item to the Web Site is a list of first time check ins to the net and those that have been away for awhile. See the QST page for the link. Our thanks to our hard working Net Secretary, Alan N5MSE, for his work in putting this list together and the Net Controls for getting the calls to him.
The schedule for the 2016 tornado season is available at the NOAA site This link will contain class schedules to help prepare you for the upcoming season. East Texas/LA training schedule is here.
Logo Patches Available
The 7290 Traffic Net patches are now available. The cost and the selling price is $2.00 each. Details along with a picture of the actual patch can be seen here.
On the air Traffic Training
The response to the on the air training has been good so it will continue until further notice. The training will be held on the first Wednesday and the following Saturday of each month at 9:30 and 12 noon. The training material that will be followed is available on this site under training.
CERT training information for the Dallas area is on the QST Page.