Welcome To The Tri-Country Amateur Radio Club Website

The Tri-County Amateur Radio Club of North Texas – WC5C (ARRL 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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Club Meeting – 7 March 2015 – 7:00pm

Pre-meeting dinner will be at Red’s Burger House, 117 West Main Street,, Azle, Texas  76020.  We generally meet for dinner starting around 5:15-5:30pm.

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Map to Red’s Burger House:

 

The next meeting will be at 7:00pm on Saturday, 7 March 2015 at the Azle Municipal Complex located at 613 Southeast Parkway in Azle, Texas.

Map to meeting location:

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Ham Radio Outlet – Grand Opening Schedule Of Events

The following was handed out at the February meeting regarding Ham Radio Outlet’s upcoming grand opening of their Plano, Texas location.

For those who were unable to attend the last meeting, it is posted here for your review.

 

Grand Opening Schedule Of Events

Ham Radio Outlet’s newest location is excited to announce our Grand Opening Schedule starting Saturday, February 28th, 2015 and continuing each Saturday through March 28, 2015.

We will have refreshments on-hand and will be having many of our manufacturers in to answer questions on the products they produce and we sell.

Feburary 28th – ICOM, MFJ, Heil -Ray Novak from ICOM, Bob Heil of Heil Sound, Martin Jue (founder) of MFJ and Richard Stubbs of MFJ will be in attendance this weekend.

March 7th – Kenwood, Gordon West, Comet/NCG/Daiwa/Lido, ABR Industries – Gordon West with W5YI, Phil Parton from Kenwood, MicStwertnik from Comet and Mark Abramson from ABR Industries.

March 14th – RT Systems, Yaesu, Pryme, HRD – Karin From RT Systems, Dennis Motschenbacher and Chris Wilson from Yaesu, Jim Newcomb from Pryme, and Rick Ruhl from Ham Radio Deluxe.

March 21st – Powerwerx, Diamond Antennas, US Towers – Kevin Karamanos from Powerwerx, Wayne and Denise Bauman from Diamond Antennnas, and Vicki from US Tower Corporation.

March 28th – Alinco, Davis RF, Uniden (Tentative) – Raj Grounder from Alinco, Davis RF, and a representative from Uniden America.

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Skywarn Spotter Training – 21 March 2015

Skywarn - weather.govThe next Skywarn Spotter Training for 2015 will be held on Saturday,  21 March 2015 at St. Jude Church located at 310 Graves Street, Mansfield, Texas 76063 from 9:00am to 12:00pm.

For additional information and a complete schedule of spotter training programs, please click here.

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Weatherford Hamfest 2015 – 21 March 2015

amateur-radio-club-of-parker-county Arrl_logoWeatherford Hamfest 2015 will be from 7:00am to 12:00pm on 21 March 2015 at Central Christian Church, Cuppett Hall located at 1602 South Main Street in Weatherford, Texas (see map below).  Talk-in will be on 147.040+ (CTCSS 110.9).

Grand Prize: $300.00 – you need not be present to win.  However, you must be present to win all other prizes.

Admission is $4.00, in advance, and $5.00 at the door.

Set-up is 5:00pm to 9:00pm Friday and 6:00am to 7:00am Saturday.  Unclaimed tables will be re-sold after 7:00am Saturday.  Tables are $9.00, in advance, and $10.00 at the door.  Table price includes one admission.

A room for amateur license testing will be available. Come and upgrade your license!

For reservations, please contact Phil Dalton, W5PRD – 3510 Bluebonnet Circle, Weatherford, Texas  76087.  Phone: (757) 201-8652 – E-mail cwodalton@gmail.com

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