Club Meeting!

We will be having our regular club meeting and VE testing this month at the Jasper County Airport terminal building.

Please observe safe practices. If you are sick please wait till you are feeling better to attend a meeting.

We will also be having club officer elections for the year. If you have not held an office before now is the time to give it a try.

Club dues will be collected as well!


Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, this months club meeting will be postponed until next month. Please tune in to weekly nets for updates on out next club meeting date.

As a reminder elections for club officers will also be held during the next club meeting. Club dues will be taken then as well.

VE testing will resume at the next meeting as well.


Coming soon! Details at next meeting!

Field Day 2019!

Amateur Radio “Field Day” – June 22 and 23

Members of the  W5JAS Lakes Area Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 22 – 23 at  the Jasper Texas Boy Scout hut. The Boy Scout hut is located just north of the intersection of 2nd street, and W. Houston Drive across the street from the Jasper Jr. High School.

Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio.

The public is invited to stop by and visit and sign the guest log from 12 noon till 6pm on Saturday. You may access additional information by viewing the ARRL web page at

We will also offer VE radio license testing during the day as well.

New Club Officers

Congrats to our new club officers!

President: Jeff – KG5OKK

Vice Pres: Michael – KG5DLF

Secretary: Joe – K5JEP

Treasure: Robert – K5PFE

Field Day 2018 photos

Just in time for Field Day 2019, Field Day 2018 photos are now online! 🙂 All photos thanks to Ben – KC5BMZ

Just visit the photos link above and then select Field Day 2018

Field Day

Field Day 2018

ARRL Field Day 2018 will be held this weekend at the Jasper Boy Scout hut on 2nd Street across from the JR High School. Everybody is invited to attend. VE’s will be available during the day if you wish to take an exam. The W5JAS repeater (147.00 pl 118.8 negative offset) will be used as a talk-in for the local days events. For more information about what Field Day is, please visit

Here is a Google Maps link to our field day location:

Local Weather!

Be sure to check out the local weather link above!

Net Control 2018

Net control stations are need for 2018.  If you would like to be net control for any certain month please let me know otherwise the list will remain the same as it was for 2017.

David – KF5DHY