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Added 4/21/21
4/24/21- Emory, TX Hamfest on April 24th.

Location: Rains County Fairgrounds
US 69 at State Hwy 19 Emory, TX 75440
Sponsor: Rains Amateur Radio Association
Type: ARRL Hamfest

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Added 4/17/21
4/24/21- Eastside Amateur Radio Service club Tailgate and Swap meet on April 24th.

The event is free for all hams to enjoy. The location of the sale is 3811 North Main in Baytown, Texas. There will be VE testing at the event. This will be an ARRL sanctioned event and we are expecting some vendors to be there.

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Added 4/16/21
Latest Ham Nation Video and Ham Radio Newsline Audio...

You can catch both latest episodes by clicking buttons in below box.

Added 4/13/21
Updated Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Become Effective on May 3...

The FCC has announced that rule changes detailed in a lengthy 2019 Report and Order governing RF exposure standards go into effect on May 3, 2021. The new rules do not change existing RF exposure (RFE) limits but do require that stations in all services, including amateur radio, be evaluated against existing limits, unless they are exempted. For stations already in place, that evaluation must be completed by May 3, 2023.

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Added 4/10/21
YOTA Announces New Three-Times-a-Year Contest...

“Team YOTA” of Youngsters on the Air in IARU Region 1 has announced it will sponsor a new contest, the YOTA Contest. Open to all radio amateurs, it takes place three times a year and runs just 12 hours. YOTA said the aim is to boost on-the-air activity by younger radio amateurs and to support YOTA. The contest will take place on different 12-hour windows on three Saturdays. The opening event will be on May 22, 0800 – 1959 UTC. The other two in 2021 will be July 17, 1000 – 2159 UTC, and December 30, 1200 – 2359 UTC.

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Added 4/9/21
Weekly Ham Radio News ...

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Added 4/9/21
Colorado State Researchers Predict Above-Average 2021 ...

Researchers are predicting an "above-average" 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, with 17 named storms and eight hurricanes. Of those eight hurricanes, four are expected to be major, according to the Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project.

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Added 4/9/21
CSU Tropical Cyclone Impact Probabilities

CSU is debuting a new methodology for calculating the impacts of tropical cyclones for each state and county/parish along the Gulf and East Coasts......

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Added 4/6/21
4/1/21-CVCS student gets FCC license

It was something that he thought would be fun. Eleven-year-old Keller Ford is now a licensed amateur radio operator. He earned his Technician Class FCC License after passing a test involving FCC rules and regulations and the basic operation of radios.
A short ceremony was held at Cottonwood Valley Charter School where ham enthusiast Jon Spargo presented Keller with a hand-held BaoFeng radio.

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Added 4/5/21
WIN A Icom IC-705 !!

The Midland Amateur Radio Club is having a tailgate swap meet on Saturday, June 12, at the clubhouse located next to Christensen Stadium on Loop 250. The swap meet will begin at 8:00 am.
June 12 is also the date of the normally scheduled VE Test session.

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Monthly Parking Lot Sale/Tailgate Sales

Starting in March MTC is doing a sidewalk sale every second Saturday. They plan on doing this in March, April and May From 7:00AM to Noon.
Selling starts early at 7:00AM or before outside. The actual store will not open until 8:00AM. They close at 1:00 on Saturdays. Major Door prizes will be given away at 11:00 AM. No Purchase necessary to win.

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A Special THANK YOU FOR A JOB WELL DONE !
The entire TexasTrafficNet thanks Rusty, WE5TXS, for the many years as the Net Manager.

As a result of Rusty's outstanding guidance and leadership, the net has continued to function in an exemplary fashion, keeping the need for the handling of radio traffic via amateur radio alive.

Rusty, be assured that you have been, and will continue to be, appreciated. The entire TexasTrafficNet family sends it's heartfelt THANK YOU for a job well done. The entire net will continue to have you in our daily collective thoughts and prayers, wishing you a complete recovery in your current situation.
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Ride Along With The Storm Chasers
How would you like to take a ride with a storm chaser? Just click on this button (or the button middle and down on this page) and it will be just like you were in the vehicle, if you go to full screen mode when there. (The map will indicate when a chaser is LIVE.

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02/26/2021 | Spring Red Cross Emergency Communications Drill Set”
The spring 2021 Red Cross Nationwide Emergency Communications Winlink Drill will be held on May 8.


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02/25/2021 | Hurricane Forecasts Will Start Earlier In 2021”
The National Hurricane Center says it will begin issuing Tropical Weather Outlooks in May, weeks before the June 1 beginning of hurricane season. The federal agency is also considering moving up the official start date of the Atlantic hurricane season.


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02/25/2021 | 2021 HURRICANE NAMES”
Here are the names for the 2021 Hurricanes


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02/26/2021 | Spring Red Cross Emergency Communications Drill Set
The spring 2021 Red Cross Nationwide Emergency Communications Winlink Drill will be held on May 8.


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02/25/2021 | Amateur Radio Helping to Fill Earthquake Report “Donut Holes”
An article describes how radio amateurs can help fill the information “donut hole” by providing post-earthquake “did you feel it” (DYFI) reports via Winlink HF radio email.


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02/03/2021 | MARS Announces Schedule of Dates for 70-Meter Interoperability
The Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) has announced dates in 2021 during which MARS members will operate on 60 meters for interoperability with the amateur radio community.


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Request from the website manager
I am in the process of creating a list of club activities such as hamfests, tailgates, etc, for 2021. Please use the contact link above and submit your club activities for our list.
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Have some ham equipment to sell or trying to find equipment or other ham related information?
Send the info to us via the above CONTACT link and we will try to help you sell it.
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