See 2023 Picnic page for prelimary information. New info is on the website and additional info will be added closer to the Picnic date of October 28.
We have two more membesr of our net family. Lucy N5RLQ of San Antonio and Jake KC5GZP of Abilene became Silent Keys. Their obituaries are on the Silent Key page.
7290 Traffic Net Elections wil be held on August 25 at 11:00 AM. WA5FLV Gary has agreed to be our Chairman this year. George KF5QEZ, our current Asst Mgr., has declined to run again. The remaining officers have decided to elimanate the Asst Mgr position. So we will voting on only three positions, Manager KA5AZK, Secretary N5MSE and Treasurer W5IM.
No nominations will be taken over the air. WA5FLV (his contact info is on this website) will take nominations by telephone or email. Please ask anyone you would like to nominate if they are willing to run.
New Hams Help
To help new Hams learn the jargon unique to Ham Radio, a list of links has been added to the Link page.
Logo Patches & Window Decals 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. NEW - also available now are window decals for car in the same design as the patches. The cost for the decals is 2 for $1.00. Click the here above for more info.
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 Wednesdays and on Saturdays 12:00 noon until complete. The training material that will be followed is available on this site under training.
Also on the Web Site
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.