Club Meeting – 6 May 2017 – 7:00pm

moes-country-kitchenThis month’s pre-meeting dinner will be at Moe’s Country Kitchen located at 316 West Main Street – Azle, Texas 76020.  We generally meet for dinner starting around 5:15-5:30pm.

Map to Moe’s Country Kitchen  in Azle, Texas:

The next meeting will be at 7:00pm on Saturday, 6 May 2017.  Normally, we meet at the Azle Municipal Complex located at 613 Southeast Parkway in Azle, Texas.

For the month of May only, we will be meeting at the Azle Emergency Operations Center (EOC) located at 900 Lakeview Drive 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 EOC 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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Special Olympics Bicycle Race 2017 – 6 May 2017

flagThe Special Olympics Bicycle Race 2017 will be held on Saturday, May 6th 2017 from 0800 to 1600 at the BNSF Railway Complex located at 2600 Lou Menk Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76131.  A PDF copy of the 2016 course can be found here:  Special Olympics 2016 Racecourse Proposal

We will need radio operators with the medical team, the event coordinator, and watching various places on the course (particularly the turns) to report injuries, course conditions, and assist with relaying messages for whatever resources might be needed.  The main job is to keep the racers (and spectators) safe and get them help when needed.

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If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Tom Kisner, KN6Q at the following e-mail address:  tom {at} kn6q.org

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General License Class – Begins 15 April 2017 – 8:30AM

The Kilocycle Club Of Fort Worth will hold a General license class beginning on Saturday, 15 April 2017. The class will continue on 29 April & 30 April 2017. Class begins at 8:30am and concludes at 4:00pm. Testing will begin on the second half of the last day of class.

The class will be held at 3918 Telephone Road – Suite 100, Lake Worth, Texas 76135. Look for Hutton Financial (corner office).

To sign-up or request more information, please contact Jimmy Wille, AE5YP, at 817-755-0607 or e-mail him at ae5yp@arrl.net

Map to General license class location:

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