Due to the current weather situation we will not be having our regular club meeting this week.
Please check our facebook page or the 147 repeater or the club web page for updates.
Now is the time to have all your preparations made for this storm.
Spotter activation will probably be needed for the duration of this weather event.
As a reminder you may check local weather by clicking on the LOCAL WEATHER tab above.
Congrats to our new club officers!
President: Jeff – KG5OKK
Vice Pres: Dave – K5DDM
Secretary: David – KF5DHY
Treasure: Robert – K5PFE
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.
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
Be sure to check out the local weather link above!
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 email@example.com
If you are interested please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will fix you up.
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.
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