I just wanted to share this excellent service, called Slack, which is an online messaging platform that works across multiple platforms & devices seamlessly! Our club was looking for a better way to keep in touch, and what better way than real-time! Lets face it… we can’t always be on the repeater, or monitoring (lurking … More Slack! An excellent way for your Ham Radio Club to keep in touch!
Well, you certainly won’t feel it in Texas anyways… Winter that is. 😛 I was wearing shorts & sandals about a week ago, the weather here is so up and down, I do miss having seasons as I’ve experienced elsewhere! Winter Field Day is just around the corner, and our club, the N5OAK is hard … More Winter Field Day is getting closer!
Field day is probably one of my favorite events in ham radio. It’s the day when hams from all walks of life get together for a common goal – to contact as many stations as possible within a given time period! (that & have as much fun as possible doing it!). This particular event is … More Winter Field Day (2017) Prep
Brandon (KG5CDP) was kind enough to allow me to be net control for our local VHF club here in Austin, TX. I jumped on the chance so I can get some practice in last night, and thought it might be cool to record the net too in the process (even though I messed up a … More Running a 2 meter Net Control
Jeff, K1NSS, was kind enough to make these logos for our amateur radio club just in time for field day! I had many decals made so folks could slap’em on their vehicles or wherever, to hopefully promote the hobby & the club! He’s such a great artist, I recommend him to anyone looking for … More N5OAK Logos
This was my first field day experience, which spanned just about 2 whole days, and it was fantastic! I felt like a kid going camping again, lol! My friend, K5URU, Blake, hosted the first day of field day @ his ranch where we were allowed free range to setup just about anything we could imagine! … More Field Day 2016