2020 Traffic Net Picnic Canceled
The Coronavirus has forced us to cancel this year's (2020) picnic.
A date of October 2, 2021 has been set for next year's picnic to be held at the same location in Rockdale. All other arrangements remain the same
If you would like a refund on your BBQ reservation please email Jim W5IM and he will refund your reservation. Other wise he will carry it over to the 2021 date.
Our Asst. Net Manager, George K5BMR, became a SK on December 3. George contributed many things to our net including Asst Mgr and bringing traffic to our net. He will be greatly missed. No obituary was available but have included his QRZ bio. in his obituary on the SK page.
We have lost another long time net member. Leon Reynolds N5LZI became a Silent Key on December 27. His Obituary is on the SK page of this site.
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. 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.