SPJST Lodge Beyersville before fire of
July 17, 2019.
 SPJST Lodge Beyersville after fire of
July 17, 2019.
 New SPJST Lodge Beyersville construction as of January 21, 2020.
New SPJST Lodge Beyersville construction as of January 21, 2020.
BECAUSE OF THE FIRE DAMAGE, PICTURED ABOVE, THE SPJST LODGE IS UNAVAILABLE

 

THE NEW SITE FOR THE OCTOBER 24, 2020 PICNIC IS IN ROCKDALE, TEXAS AS SHOWN BELOW

DIRECTIONS: E ON HWY 79 OR CAMERON - RIGHT ON WILCOX - UNDER TRAIN BRIDGE - RIGHT ON  MILL

  

THE CORONAVIRUS HAS FORCED US TO CHANGE 
THE PICNIC DATE TO OCTOBER 24, 2020.  THE SITE AND OTHER ARRANGEMENTS ARE THE SAME.
Please watch
for more 
information to
be posted closer
to the Picnic date.
 7290 Traffic Net Picnic Site for October 24, 2020
in Rockdale, Texas
 Interior View - looking toward front doors
7290 Traffic Net Picnic Site for
October 24,2020
Rockdale, Texas
 7290 Traffic Net Picnic Site for
October 24, 2020
Rockdale, Texas
Interior View - looking toward ball room
7290 Traffic Net Picnic Site for October 24, 2020
Rockdale, Texas
Days Inn 
221 N U.S. Highway 77
Rockdale, TX 76567
Phone: (512) 446-5800  
East of town at intersection of Hwy 77 and Hwy 79

  

Group Rate available  for a discounted price:
Ask for rate for Jo Ann Keith  
Additional 
Links to Rockdale Logding and RV Parks
All Rockdale lodging within 2 miles of Community Center
Quality Inn  
702 W Highway 79
Rockdale, TX 76567
Phone: (512) 446-3600
Across Hwy 79 from Walmart
No Elevator
Rainbow Courts Motel & Apartments  
915 E Cameron Avenue (Hwy 79)
Rockdale, TX 76567
Phone: (512) 446-2361
Oldest Motel in Texas and very well kept
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES OF TAYLOR
180 Carlos B Parker Blvd NW
Taylor  TX  76574
512-352-3300

NEW HOTEL NEXT TO EXPO CENTER & HEB

25 MILES FROM ROCKDALE
TAYLOR MOTEL  

Best Western Taylor Inn

2600 W  2nd St (HWY 79)
Taylor, TX  76574
512-352-5292
www.bestwestern.com
25 miles West of Rockdale  

FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER   

For those that will be in the Rockdale area Friday October 23, a group of us are getting together for dinner at 6:00 PM at:   

Thrall Country Diner
216 E. Hwy 79  
Thrall, TX 76578
512-365-9554
(19 miles West of Rockdale)

We are guaranteed a private room. If you would like to join us please contact KA5AZK. 

  

Buffet Meal of 
Smoked Pork Loin with roasted brown gravy
Tossed green salad
Red buttered potatoes
Seasoned buttered mixed vegitables 
Tea and rolls included
Price $12.95 per person
(Deserts not included - but available)
 LUNCH IN THE PARK

The Net will provide sandwich fixing for lunch on Saturday. Several types of lunch meat will be available for you to build a "Dagwood" sandwich if you like, compliments of the net.

MUSIC

For those of you that play a musical instrument, please feel free to bring your instruments and join a group that get together to have fun playing music.

GENERAL INFORMATION     

The Saturday October 24  7290 Net

will be called at 10 AM
from the Lodge by    
Alan N5MSE

  

ITEMS TO BRING IF YOU WISH

  • Items for door prizes
  • Lawn chairs (plenty of indoor chairs)
  • Your favorite desert and don't forget our Diabetic members
  • Cards and dominoes will be available for anyone wishing to get games going
HOMEMADE  ICE CREAM

Tom W5UFO will be in attendance with his very unusual ice cream machine.  Tom is in great demand for his fantastic ice cream, so come and enjoy all you can eat.

Complete 
2020
Picnic Program

For those of you unable to attend this year's picnic, a complete program will be available here.

Drone Flying Demonstration

By Eric W9GVW
Eric will be unable to do his regular Star party
but will be flying his drone.
 2020
7290  TRAFFIC NET PICNIC
PROGRAM
PENDING
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7290 Traffic Net

Celebrating 67 Years of Continuous Operation

QST

2020 Picnic

THE 50th ANNUAL
7290 TRAFFIC NET PICNIC

NEW LOCATION AND DATE THIS YEAR

OCTOBER 24, 2020

At The 

George H. Patterson Community Center
609 Mill Ave.
Rockdale, TX 76567

2 Meter Talk in Frequency 146.76 ( - ) 123.0 Tone (Rockdale Repeater KG5DUO)

OR  147.54  Simplex 
OR 7290 Traffic Net 

BBQ Menu

Catering this year by 

Thrall Country Diner
  
4 PM Saturday, October 24, 2020
 
Menu:
BBQ Brisket
Sausage
Beans
Coleslaw
Potato Salad
Onions, pickles, peppers, bread
Iced Tea

  

Price Per Plate:

$15.00

To celebrate our 50th consecutive picnic 

we have lowered the BBQ price to $15.  This is
a one year price only.

  

Reservations for BBQ are being  taken
and are necessary.  If you have made
reservations for the original May 2 picnic date
and would like a refund of your reservations,  email Jim W5IM at  w5im@arrl.net and he will refund your reservation.  Other wise your reservation will be held over until 
the new picnic date of October  24.

Please include who reservations are for and

Send To:

Jim Bomer W5IM
208 FM 3024
Mathis, TX  78368    

Please make checks out to Jim Bomer

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