Ham Radio and Tech Events

Austin Summerfest

August 2 & 3, 2019      Crowne Plaza      Austin, Texas

           6121 North IH-35

              NE Corner of IH-35N & US 290E 


Once again it’s time for fun in the sun in central Texas as we make the Capital City the place to be in the middle of the Texas summer.  Come and enjoy old friends, the swapfest, and all the events at Austin Summerfest 2019, and the ARRL South Texas Section Convention.  And as always, we also host the Summer Meeting of the Texas VHF-FM Society.

 Admission is $8 per-person for advanced registration, or $10 per person at the door

Registration opens at 5pm on Friday, and 7am on Saturday.

To expedite your registration upon arrival, you can download, print, and fill out a registration form to bring with you HERE .

Club Meetings

1st Tuesday each month — AARC General Meeting, 7:00pm-9:00pm. Location is usually Applied Research Lab, 10000 Burnet Road, Austin TX.

AARC Officers Meeting – generally 1 hour before the general meeting (6:00pm). Contact an officer for details.

2nd Wednesday — Digital Wednesday. HSMM/BroadBand Hamnet and ARES Packet setup lab. 7:00pm. Location: CATRAC Administrative Offices, 4100 Ed Bluestein Blvd (at Technicenter Dr), Austin TX 78721.
Purpose: Hands-on training and help with all things digital/RF, including Packet, APRS, BroadBand Hamnet mesh, WinLink, etc. To set deviation on packet/APRS, please make prior arrangements with NG5V@arrl.net — Note: This is a secure facility. Talk-in is on 146.94 (107.2) to contact someone to let you in the door!

4th Tuesday — TCARES General Meeting. 7:00pm. Location: Applied Research Lab, 10000 Burnet Road, Austin TX

On-Air nets
Sun 7 PM 147.360 +131.8
Meeting Topic-Review COMEX held recently and Ed KE3D on TNC alternatives (Dire Wolf, etc).

http://www.tcares.org https://winlinkwednesday.com/
EC: Michael KG5RXG

BBHN (BroadBand HamNet) www.broadband-hamnet.org
2nd Sat 10:30AM Austin QRP Club- The Pavilion at Great Hills, 11819 Pavilion blvd, Austin 78759
Main contact- Curt W4QBU

Sat 7-9AM AARC Ham Radio Breakfast- Waterloo Ice House 8600 Burnet Rd

Sat 9AM QCWA Chapter 67 QSO net- 146.94(-)107.2

QCWA Chapter 67 meetings – Plz contact DeRoy AA5R.

Sat 7PM AARC Elmer net- 146.94(-)107.2 Backup 147.360(+)131.8

Sun 3 PM 10m net 28.410 USB Coordinate on 146.94 -1 07.2 W5NDS, AG5MS, KE5AL

Sun 9PM AARC SwapNet- 146.94(-)107.2 Backup 147.360(+)131.8

Mon 8PM Informal New Hams Net Gil KI5BPK 146.64(-)162.2

Mon 8PM LSSN Wx Spotter Weekly Net 147.280(+)100 www.lssn.us

4th Mon 7:30PM TCREACT DQ @ 8300 N Burnet Rd

Thurs 7PM 7.065 Austin Local CW net

FISTS, www.fistsna.org/

SKCC, www.skccgroup.com/

Thurs 8 PM 7.113 MHz CW Practice Net(informal) KE5AL &/or KF5YMF