Katy Amateur Radio Society (KARS), Katy, Texas
||Every Tuesday, 8:00 PM
||KT5TX 147.200(+) MHz Repeater, PL 141.3
|KARS Monthly Meeting
||2nd Monday of Every Month, 7:30 PM
||HCESD Fire Station #4
||22855 Franz Rd, Katy, TX 77449
|KARS VE Session (Licensing Exam)
||Saturday, December 10, 2016, 9:30 AM
||HCESD Fire Station #4
||No Pre-registration Required
||Every Wednesday, 7:30 PM
||547 South Mason Rd. Mason & Merrymount
||Every Saturday, 8:00 AM
||20210 Katy Fwy
Katy Amateur Radio Society (KARS) is an active club in Katy, TX, just west of Houston, dedicated to the fascinating hobby of amateur radio.
Please come and join in the fun!
Here is Bruce’s presentation about his first year on HF. 73 & Thx Bruce
KARS General Meeting Minutes Monday September 12, 2016
Houston Amateur Radio Supply is going out of business Sat 29 Oct. That day they are hosting a big parking lot swap meet. It looks like between now and then they are selling off their existing inventory at a discount. Check out their website. http://www.harsradio.net/
KARS Shirts now available for ordering. Color Red. Imprint is same as previous version; large 4 color KARS logo on back, with lettering on front right breast that says “Katy Amateur Radio Society”. T-shirts are 100 % cotton. Polos are “Moisture Wick” fabric. Moisture wick is a lighter material compared to the Picque fabric for the previous KARS Polos.
Style Price *
Men T-shirt sizes up to 5XL $ 17
Men Polo No Pocket
moisture wick fabric, sizes up to 6XL 25.50
Men Polo With Pocket
Moisture wick fabric, sizes up to 6XL 28.50
Tall Men T-shirt, sizes up to 4 XL 17.50
Tall Men Polo , no pocket, sizes up to 4XL 32.50
Ladies T-shirt, sizes up to 3 XL 14.50
Ladies Polo, no pocket, sizes up to 4XL 25.50
* Price based on minimum order of 36 items
We will take orders until 1900 hrs Monday 17 Oct. Shirt delivery has been promised by the November meeting (14-Nov-2016).
If you would like to order a shirt, please contact Jack Philley on or before Monday 17 Oct. Contact info firstname.lastname@example.org or (281) 392-8771. Let him know the SIZE and style. Prices include sales tax. Jack must have your money (cash or check) by Monday 17-Oct. Make checks out to Jack Philley.
Prices are based on a minimum order of 36 shirts. If we do not reach this minimum total, you will be given the option of a refund or ordering at a higher price.
Please understand this is a one time event. No re-orders, late orders or additional shirts are planned in the near future.
This is KARS Emergency Communications Plan SOP as of October 3, 2016. Please download and become familiar with this SOP. 73
Last night’s KARS Net had 23 check-ins.
Check-ins were AK5AK JOHN, K5DAF DAN, KG5JBJ MICHAEL, AK5AIC JOHN, KT5BBQ CHARLIE, K5DSM DAVE, KG5ONF CASH, KJ0OW PHIL, AE5TG TOM, WB3EWP BOB, N5OSO TIM, W5ZTX JIM, AF5IT BRIAN, KD5RR RAUL, WB8JEL LARY, KG5TTS GEORGE, KG5PKW AMY, KG5IGU RICH, K5BIO CARLISLE, KG5MGS JOHN, WB5KVV JACK, KT5SR and WB4FCC (NC)
Note: Amy KG5PKW, this was her first net and first formal message received from Scott KT5SR.
Announcements and discussion of fire alarm blitz (last weekend) – 8 KARS members assisted.
IS IT YOUR TURN? Be sure to volunteer as KARS Net Control. kars-net-guidelines
Finally, Thx to Phil WB4FCC for being our net control last night. 73
If you are an ARES member…
We need a few more hands to help with the Simulated Emergency Test this Saturday, it will only take half a day of your time. Please look at the IAP and look at the available locations.
If you can lend a hand please contact Jeff Walter, email@example.com
Sid Sherwood – firstname.lastname@example.org
EC NW Unit
There has been lots of work going on behind the scenes on the KARS Website. Thanks to Ty KE5RVV for all his hard work.
Be sure to check out the new format for the Calendar / Events. When you go to the “Calendar”, in the upper right corner is a “VIEW AS” box. This lets you select Month, List, or Day. You can select an Event which now provides you with lots of new information about the event. It allows you to download the event into your calendar, see a map, follow a link to the events website, and much more. Enjoy! 73