Club News / Announcements

FCC Amateur License Test 1pm Sat. 6/22/2024

Optional Study/Prep sessions on Friday June 21st 6p-9p, and Saturday June 22 9a-12p The next FCC Amateur license testing session in San Angelo will be held  on Sat., June 22nd at 1pm, for Technician, General, and Extra licenses.  $15 exam fee as required by the ARRL.  Location: SAARC Clubhouse, 5513 Stewart Lane, Near the Airport. What…

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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…

FCC Amateur Radio License Test Prep Class & Testing Session, October 12-14th, 2023

The San Angelo Amateur radio club will hold a Technician license prep class on the following dates at the SAARC Clubhouse (5513 Stewart Ln, San Angelo, TX 76904): Thursday, October 12th 2023 (6 PM-9 PM)Friday, October 13th 2023 (6 PM-9 PM)Saturday, October 14th (9 AM-12 PM) Map to location: https://goo.gl/maps/WwjheXt9dEqXvjkY6 The exam prep class is…