Just a reminder and in case you don’t know the club has a email group! To join simply visit http://listmail.w5jas.org and follow the instructions on adding yourself to the group.
Also I still have @w5jas.org email addresses available for any current club member. Your email address would look like this firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are interested please contact me at email@example.com and I will fix you up.
Due to our last club meeting being canceled because of circumstances surrounding hurricane Harvey, we will have a special called club meeting on Thursday 09/07/17 at the Jasper County Airport at our normal location at 7:00 PM
We have several hurricane related items to discuss before our next regular club meeting. It is important that as many club members as possible attend.
We will still have our regularly scheduled meeting and VE testing session on Sept 28th at 7:00PM
We had a very successful Field Day this year! Look for more details and pictures in the gallery coming soon!
The W5JAS Echolink node may be unavailable at times over the next few days during a local system update/upgrade.
The net control op list for the W5JAS 2m net has been updated for 2017!
If you would like to change months or if you are not on the list and would like to call a net feel free to let the current op know.
If you would like to change your month listed on the web page send a message to David KF5DHY@KF5DHY.ORG or send a message using the contact us link at the top of the page!
I would like to congratulate our club VE Team! We have come a long way from our first testing session back last Field Day. We are now officially a Field Stocked team which gives us the freedom to give tests “on the fly” if the need arises.
The W5JAS Tailgate Sale is now up and running! You may use this to place an ad for anything related to amateur radio. Simply click on “Tailgate Sale”, then place your ad.
This is a multi-step process to prevent spam to the web page, ALL ads must be approved by a page admin.
Our club VE team is up and running strong! We will now be holding testing sessions at every club meeting for those interested.
Click on the Testing Sessions link at the top of the page for more info!
I have received several emails lately from the public showing interest in becoming a Ham Radio Operator. First of all let me welcome all those who are browsing this page that are not members or licensed operators! We are more than happy that you are showing interest in becoming licensed. Ham Radio is a great hobby to enjoy and it is also a great way to assist the public as well as local, state and sometimes federal agencies in times of need. This is probably one of the most enjoyable hobbies there is out there! Our club meetings are the last Thursday of every month at 7pm at the Jasper Airport (AKA Bell Field). We welcome all who wish to attend to include, licensed operators as well as non-licensed individuals who wish to learn more about ham radio or want to become licensed operators. Our meetings are open to anyone and everyone! So! With that said, for those of you who are browsing our page, that are interested in becoming licensed, please feel free to come to our meeting and introduce yourself! Our club and its members have a vast wealth of knowledge into the hobby of ham radio and are more than willing to help answer your questions. Once again, thank you for stopping by our page and showing interest, we always welcome those who want to become licensed! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us using our “Contact Us” link. We will be more than happy to answer your questions!
Joe Pomponio – K5JEP
W5JAS – Lakes Area Amateur Radio Club President