Greetings fellow North Texas Amateur Radio OPS!
ARRL North Texas Mentor Fest
Scheduled for April 2021 will be Held Virtually
We now have Seven Presenters scheduled for Saturday the 24th of April 2021..
Here is the current Line-up:
8:30 Mentor Fest Opening Remarks by your Section Manager and any distinguished guests
9-10 AM ARRL NTX YLs in Action presented by KG5CQO and Team
10:10-10:40 Learning and Enjoying CW by NM5M
11-12 WinLink by KF5PFP
12:20-1:20 Portable ECOM by N5REG
1:40-2:40 Space Weather for Hams by NW5Q
2:50-3:50 Virtual Ham Radio Shack by KB5NFT
4:00-5:00 Towers and other Support Structures by N6BT
I will present One door Prize for Each session and one at the closing Ceremony, a Total of 8 door prizes
Watch the ARRLNTX.ORG website for more info.
And any possible changes, additions.
Presentations will be hosted on The ARRL NTX YouTube Channel
No preregistration needed, you may go to the link now and let YouTube create a reminder for you or just add it to your calendar with the link,
of course, the link is also available on the ARRLNTX.ORG website
If you are an experienced HF Contest OP and/or Contest station owner (Big Gun or Little Pistol)
You may be interested in joining The ARRL West Gulf Division NU1AW/5 Contest Team
we are assembling for this Summer’s running of the IARU Radio Sport Contest
Please contact me by email for details if you have an interest in participating
KG5VK@ARRL.ORG The Contest Date is July 9-10, 2021
Spring is here and Texas Summer is around the corner
You have heard me preach Safety and I will once again
Watch out for a sudden change in weather when you are out and about and especially if you are out on the water.
Stay Hydrated and use Sun Block appropriately.
While I continue to do Club meetings via Zoom for those that are still having their meetings Socially Distant,
I am now scheduling Face to Face meetings with clubs.
If you would like me to attend, please have your club officers contact me by email and I will find a hole in my Calendar.
The Belton Hamfest will be live Face to Face on October the 2nd of this year, I will be there.
I also have plans to attend the Shreveport Hamfest on the 14th of August and the Huntsville, Alabama Hamfest on August the 21st and 22nd
This Month represents the start of my Second Term as the ARRL North Texas Section Manager,
I greatly appreciate everyone’s confidence in me and the great staff of volunteers that help me continue to serve our fellow north Texans.
It is an honor for me to be your ARRL Section Manager.
Those that want to serve as a volunteer, just drop me a note by email
are give me a call and we will chat about what area you wish to fill.
For all things ARES, please drop Greg Evans our SEC (Section Emergency Coordinator) and email.