Author Archives: WyleE

Look ma, no hands!

So happy this is working again – thank you Jason! 🙂

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October 2019 meeting

Let’s meet! Tuesday at 7 PM in the Education Conference Room of the Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Excused: K5WW, due to a 4 day work project out of town.

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NVIS, anyone?

Right after doing all the antenna/rotator/cable repairs on our fabulous tower we realized that – as a group – we’d never really experimented with near vertical incidence skywave propagation, NVIS. We thought it’d be great to have a dedicated setup … Continue reading

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Got comments?

One of our valued members recently pointed out that he’d been unable to leave comments on any of the messages I post on our website. For close to a year. I was unaware of that, sorry; but it explains why … Continue reading

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Congratulations

To Mr. Curtis Yeschke, henceforth know as KI5GQY!

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The 2019 antenna/tower maintenance project

Hot dogs. Chips. Salsa. A truck load of cold water. And, as always: Murphy! On Friday September 22 and Saturday September 23 – almost 5 years to the day after erecting our tower and antennas – Jason KS5TX and Erik … Continue reading

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September 24, 2019 meeting minutes

The meeting was called to order at 7:05 PM. Attending: Mary KU5Z, Jim AB5JK, Doug KC5TRQ, Mr. Curtis Y., James WW5XX and Erik K5WW. Jim reported on all the repairs that were done on top of our tower this past … Continue reading

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Meeting reminder

September’s meeting will be on the 24th at 7 PM. There will be a door prize for everyone!

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Mister 11 Bands

It takes a super station and a world-class DX operator to work us on 11 bands; but one guy did it: James WW5XX. In a matter of a few weeks James, through relentless perseverance and with his formidastic skills, worked … Continue reading

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August 27, 2019 meeting minutes

Excused: Erik K5WW. Bronchitis, again. President Jim AB5JK had to work late and didn’t make it to the meeting either. Attending: Doug KC5TRQ and Gordon, who was ready to take the Technician test. They got along just fine, even – … Continue reading

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