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Events

November 19, 2023

   The Metrocrest Amateur Radio Society is an active radio club. We have many activities throughout the year related to a variety of ham radio interests.

Hams & Eggs

  About 8:00 AM CT every Saturday morning, dedicated radio enthusiasts gather at our beloved Whataburger at PGBT and Old Denton for breakfast and camaraderie. All Hams or Want-to-Be-Hams are invited to drop by.

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Play Day
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The next Play Day is Saturday, January 20, 2024

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM CT

Play Days are usually on the third Saturday of each month, but sometimes we play on the second Saturday. Check back here often to confirm.

Questions? Please contact Steve Darrah, KD5YPB@ARRL.net

Amateur Testing

Saturday, January 20, 2024 • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM CT

Allan Batteiger, WB5QNG, will have an in-person test session in the Conference Room.

Allan continues remote testing on Tuesdays. Please visit https://wb5qng.org/ to learn how to sign up.

Upcoming events

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SKYWARN™ Recognition Day

December 2, 2023 - 0000Z–2400Z

Amateur stations will exchange contact information with as many National Weather Service stations as possible on 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, and 6 meters, plus the 2-meter and 70-centimeter bands. Contacts are also permitted using repeaters. Non-amateur radio spotters can exchange information with NWS offices using social media.

Go to https://www.weather.gov/crh/skywarn_operating_procedures for complete instructions. If you plan to operate, please go to the Registration Page to sign up and get a number for the event. More information is on the SRD landing page https://www.weather.gov/crh/skywarnrecognition or just click the logo.

Dallas Marathon Needs Comms

December 10, 2023

The Dallas Marathon Communications Committee needs communicators to staff various positions during the event. Please visit
 https://sites.google.com/site/dallasmarathoncomms/home to learn how you can help.

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Christmas Party

Thursday, December 14, 2023

DINNER • DOOR PRIZES • RAFFLE • CASH BAR • FUN!

      We are taking dinner reservations now. All dinners are $25 each and come with two sides.

      If you want to eat, you must have a reservation. Dinner tickets will not be sold at the door. Reservations close at 12 noon, Sunday December 10.

      Go now to the RESERVATIONS page now to purchase your meal.

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Cowtown Hamfest and ARRL North Texas Section Convention

January 19–20, 2024

Visit http://www.cowtownhamfest.com/ or click the logo for more info.

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Winter Field Day

January 27–28, 2024

More info to come. Watch this space.

These links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Metrocrest Amateur Radio Society, Inc. of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. The Metrocrest Amateur Radio Society, Inc. bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

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