Francis -WB5LWP - Alternate Net Control (Morning Session)

Francis obtained his first license in 1974.  He enjoys the variety of amateur radio activities. He began with DXing, expanded his interests  into traffic handling and emergency communications (ARES,  SKYWARN, MARS), and later became interested in the digital modes.

Carroll - KB5TCH (SK)- PERMANENT HONORARY NET CONTROL
Carroll was  the longest serving net controls in our history.
Sadly, Carroll became a silent key on August 6, 2018. Click
HERE for our Memorial Page.

Ed began his ham career in 1958 as KN5KBV.  Ed served a tour as Chief In Charge of the Navy Mars System New Orleans, LA. Ed has been associated with various traffic nets.  After his Navy career, Ed worked as an electronics tech for the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, TX, retiring after 17 years. 

Randy -K5RWL - Alternate Net Control

Randy, K5RWL, Ex-KE5YLY,has been a Ham Radio Operator since 2008 and became a General Class in 2009.  His background is from Emergency Management and Response in Private, Municipal and Industrial sectors.  After retirement, Randy's Amateur Radio interest has revolved around ARES, RACES, MARS, SkyWarn and NTS.  Randy has been  net control on several NTS and MARS nets, as well as local 2 meter nets.

Sandor - KG4FET - ASSISTANT NET MANAGER

Sandor, a Ham since 1999, called his first net, a weekly simplex net the second week he was licensed and never looked back. He has been an NCS for many different nets, including Statewide ARES HF nets, W4SNN and the WWD net, as well as EMCOM nets on VHF and HF.  He has been active in the SKYWARN program, ARES, and was previously the Program Director in the JR. ARES Program. Sandor is currently the AEC for the Kaufman County ARES group. Sandor can also be heard each Sunday as the Net Control for SOUTHCARS on 7251khz.  Sandor is known to be one of our most relaxed, calmest, quietest, none opinionated net controls. (Or is he?)


Rusty - WE5TXS -Net Manager

Rusty has been a ham since 2008.  He is active in ARES and SKYWARN in Taylor county, TX, and is currently the ARRL West Texas Section Assistant Emergency Coordinator as we as the Liaison for the National Traffic System (NTS) in West Texas.  Rusty is very active in the Digital Modes (JT9, JT65, PSK31, etc) as well as D-Star where he uses D Rats.





Roger - W5RWP

Roger, W5RWP (Former KD5OTH), was your Net Manager for 10 years, 2008-2018. Roger has been an amateur radio operator since 2001 and has held a general class ticket since 2003, having been doing nets for almost as long as he has been a ham. Roger has been a net control on this net as well as other nets since about 2005.  This net is most appreciative for Roger's service to us. Roger is a member of ARRL and ARES. 



Gary is the one of the alternate net controls for the TTN nightly net, (3873khz 1830-1930).  Gary became a ham at the age of 14, obtaining the call of KN5QOW.  With a Hallicrafters S-85 receiver, a homebrew 20W 40M CW transmitter, 3 novice band xtals, a dipole fed with zip cord, hand key, Gary was on the air.  In 1966 applied for OCS school, sent to Quartermaster school.  Gary served in Viet Nam November 1968-November 1969 to the 240th QM BN, serving as Commo Officer, receiving the Bronze Star award.  After receiving this award, Gary was placed in the Signal Corps, his original desire. Gary is an ordained minister, serves as the communications officer for the Reagan Wells Fire and Rescue, and a member of the communications team with the Uvalde County Emergency Management ready to deploy on a moments notice, and is involved with various traffic nets.

Gary's most impressive personal bio can be read by clicking on his name-callsign above.

TEXAS TRAFFIC NET CONTROL SCHEDULE - Dallas, Texas Time
NET MANAGER: RUSTY- WE5TXS
ASSISTANT NET MANAGER: SANDOR - KG4FET

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
08:30 09:30 WE5TXS
RUSTY
K5KBV
ED
KG4FET
SANDOR
K5KBV
ED
KD4GS
JIM
Rotating
Control
7285 KHZ
18:30 19:30 KG4FET
Sandor
KD5QHH
Jimmy
WE5TXS
Rusty
KF5KOE
Jerry
W5RWP
Roger
Rotating
Control
3873 KHZ
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