Announcements

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New LoRa Meshtastic Repeater at the Clubhouse

A new antenna/radio was added to the W5QX clubhouse tower last Thursday, utilizing LoRa technology and Meshtastic you can send text messages to other people or channels over 915mhz using Meshtastic “nodes” powered by solar, completely separated from the grid and other infrastructure. Meshtastic radios connect to an app on your phone using BLE or…

We can help you program a radio you already own.

If you already own a radio and have not programmed it yet, you can bring your radio to a club meeting, and we will program amateur radio frequencies, SKYWARN, weather, and local emergency frequencies worth monitoring for free! We can even recommend a first radio if you don’t own one. Please email [email protected] with the…

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SAARC Honored with 2022 Best of San Angelo Award

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Angelo Amateur Radio Club Receives 2022 Best of San Angelo Award San Angelo Award Program Honors the Achievement SAN ANGELO October 13, 2022 — San Angelo Amateur Radio Club has been selected for the 2022 Best of San Angelo Award in the Non-Profit Organization category by the San Angelo…

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W5QX Turns 100! Club Birthday Party October 15th

All are invited to the SAARC 100th Birthday Celebration & Swap Meet! Events will be located at the SAARC Clubhouse, near Mathis Field/San Angelo Regional Airport. The Clubhouse address is:5513 Stewart LnSan Angelo, TX 76904 Please email us at [email protected] if you have any questions. See you Saturday! Schedule of Events 9:00am – 12:00pm: Tailgate…

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License Testing Session: Saturday, June 25th, 2022, 1 PM at the Clubhouse

The next SAARC-affiliated testing session will be Saturday, June 25th, 2022, at the San Angelo Amateur Radio Club Clubhouse (5513 Stewart Lane, San Angelo, Texas, 76904). If you have questions regarding a testing session, please reach out to our local VE team leader, Andrew Barth, at 325-450-3965 or by email at [email protected]. For the official published…

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2022 Field Day, 6/25/22 1:00pm @ COSA EOC

Come join us for ARRL Field Day at 1:00 pm on June 25th! Our 2022 activities will take place at the City of San Angelo Emergency Operations Center (8485 Hangar Rd, San Angelo, TX 76904). Pictures from our 2021 Field Day festivities are at the end of this post. Public Welcome – Come Learn about…

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June 2022 License Prep Class & Test Session

SAARC Announces License Prep Class & Testing Session, June 23rd-25th, 2022. The San Angelo Amateur radio club will hold a license prep class on the following dates at the SAARC Clubhouse (5513 Stewart Ln, San Angelo, TX 76904): Thursday, June 23rd (6 PM-9 PM)Friday, June 24th (6 PM-9 PM)Saturday, June 25th (9 AM-12 PM) The…