Club Meeting – 3 February 2018 – 7:00pm

joes-pizza-and-pasta.jpgThis month’s pre-meeting dinner will be at Joe’s Pizza & Pasta located at 8901 Jacksboro Highway (199) – Lakeside, Texas  76135.  Typically, we meet for dinner starting around 5:15-5:30pm.

Talk-in is on 147.160 – PL 110.9 in case you need additional directions to find the restaurant.

 

Map to Joe’s Pizza & Pasta:

The next meeting will be at 7:00pm on Saturday, 3 February 2018.  We meet at the Azle Municipal Complex located at 613 Southeast Parkway in Azle, Texas.

FCC Amateur Radio license testing will be available after the meeting – typically around 8:00pm.  Sometimes later, if there is a presentation after the club business meeting.

Map to the Azle Municipal Complex meeting location:

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Welcome To The Tri-Country Amateur Radio Club Website

The Tri-County Amateur Radio Club of North Texas – WC5C (American Radio Relay League Affiliated Club) welcomes visitors, and serves the area north and west of Fort Worth, including parts of Parker County, Tarrant County and Wise County.

Most of the club’s activities occur around the west side of Eagle Mountain Lake.  Cities served include Agnes, Aledo, Azle, La Junta, Sanctuary, Springtown, Reno, Lake Worth, Lakeside, Boyd, Paradise, Aurora, Rhome, Fort Worth, Sansom Park, Benbrook, White Settlement, Haslet, Saginaw, Keeter, Briar, Pelican Bay, Weatherford, and Newark.

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Texas State Guard Exam Session Held 13 January 2018

On 13 January 2018, the Tri-County Amateur Radio Club – WC5C held a special exam session for the Texas State Guard.  The session was held at the Azle Fire Department located at 900 Lakeview Drive – Azle, Texas 76020 in the training room.

The Texas State Guard presented a Certificate Of Appreciation to Tri-County ARC for volunteering their time and resources to assist the soldiers in obtaining their amateur radio licenses.

Bob Overton, WD5ILB (center), accepts a Certificate Of Appreciation on behalf of TCARC from Texas State Guard members, Capt. Sissel (left) & Sgt. Carter (right)

Many thanks to the Azle Fire Department for allowing us to use their training room!

Many thanks to the following TCARC members for volunteering their time this day:  Mike Burns, KE5NCS; Jay Cox, KG5BZW; Jon Diner, N5JLD; Gerry Hale, AF5PK, Bob Overton, WD5ILB; Gene Skowron, KD5EMS; and Randy Thompson, KF5RRF.

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Technician Class – 12, 13, & 14 March 2018

Amateur Radio Technician Class

Would you like to participate as a storm-spotter, help out with local community events, or stay in touch with friends and family when other means of communication do not work? If so, Amateur Radio is for you.

You will be able to use VHF and UHF frequencies for local communications as well as have limited HF privileges for world-wide communications with the Technician license.

Books are available for purchase before the class at http://www.hamradioschool.com/tech-license-book

PDF Flyer regarding the class can be found by clicking here.

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Class hours are from 8:30am to 4:30pm each day. The FCC license exam will be administered on the final day of class. The cost of the exam is $14.00.

The class will be held at Tarrant County Public Health Department located at 1101 South Main – Fort Worth, Texas 76104

For more information or to register for the class, please contact Jimmy Wille, AE5YP, at ae5yp@arrl.net.

Class hosted by the Kilocycle Club Of Fort Worth – W5SH and the Tarrant County Public Health Department

Map to the Tarrant County Public Health Department facility/class location:

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