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Newkirk has a new Ham #arrl

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:14
Congradulation up there, Newkirk got a new Ham today
Josh Froese - KI5GAO
Thanks to Dave, KA0JON for this report

Any other new hams in your club?

Are you checking into your local and Section Nets? #ARRL #hamradio

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 15:04
There are some local and Section nets that are available for your enjoyment.  
Monday, the Ponca City 146.97 net is available on Echolink for Statewide use.
Tuesday, there's a YL net on the Kan-Okla System.
Wednesday, the Wheatstraw net is on 146.01 mHz.
Thursday, the W5IAS system has a net.
Friday, the 220 group in the Tulsa area has a net.  It's available on Allstar.
There are plenty of others.  Do you have a favorite net?  Is it registered on the League net directory?
If it's too hot for you, here's two feet of snow
to cool you off.

The traveling #hamradio operator needs you to .... #ARRL

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 14:00
... keep your repeaters in your area up to date.

Two resources are available for the Mission.  Repeaterbook and Rfinder are online resources with Android and IOS applications.  The latter has replaced the ARRL Repeater directory.
BOTH rely on local users to let them know changes in the repeaters in the area.  The former uses area administrators to oversee the process but they don't do all the work.  The real work comes from reports from users like you.
Repeaterbook can always use administrators.  For example, if you are in the Tulsa, OKC, Guymon, Lawton, McAlester, Durant area, volunteer to be an admin.  There's no cost but your time and the value is immense.
In the mean time, summer travelers need to know what is available.  The next step is to have someone listening when the call comes over the air.

Hamfests #ARRL #hamradio

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 12:29
From reports, if you missed HamHoliday, you missed a good event.  The new location was a good choice.
There are plenty of hamfests in the area.  A quick search (just put your zip code and the radius you'll drive) shows: