We will be using WD8RZQ repeater 442.350 pl 131.8.
A committee was formed to select the replacement repeater, as well as all necessary components that should be part of the purchase. Committee members are Jimmy, Charlie, Darrel, Dave, with Wayne to act as a technical consultant. Nomination and motion passed to form this committee.
Please download and use the updated KARS Net Control Operator Guidelines.
A log sheet has be added to the last page for your convenience.
Thanks to Jimmy W5ZTX for his help updating this document.
If you have not been a KARS Net Control, please volunteer. It is fun and easy.
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KARS General Meeting Minutes Monday September 12, 2016
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
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
Katy Amateur Radio Society (KARS), Katy, Texas
While KT5TX Repeater is out of service, we will be using
WD8RZQ repeater 442.350 pl 131.8.
||Every Tuesday, 8:00 PM
||KT5TX 147.200(+) MHz Repeater, PL 141.3
|KARS Monthly Meeting
||2nd Monday of Every Month, 7:30 PM
||Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital – Tiger Room A
||23900 Katy Freeway, Katy, TX 77494
|KARS VE Session (Licensing Exam)
||Saturday, March 11, 2017, 9:30 AM
||HCESD Fire Station #4
||No Pre-registration Required
||Every Wednesday, 7:30 PM
||547 S Mason Rd, Katy, TX 77450
||Every Saturday, 8:00 AM
||485 S Mason Rd, Katy, TX 77450
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! Membership Application
Katy Amateur Radio Society on Facebook
We have added a KARS member QRZ page. http://www.katyars.com/qrz/ If you are not on the QRZ page, you are missing from our membership list. If you did not receive an email announcing this post, we either do not have you email address or the email address we have is incorrect. You can send updates or corrections to KARSPresident@katyars.com. 73 KG5JBJ
Meeting called to order at 7:30 P.M.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said
7 visitors present
The BOD minutes were read. BOD minutes were approved
New members were voted in
$2805.10 in the bank
Mike is selling Ham Test Online certificates.
Lots of public service events in October
Smoke alarm blitz happening in September with HCESD 48
John W. is booking presentations
VE testing is on September 10, 2016
Bob B. has the Elmer program list. People needed for the program
CERT training with HCESD 48 on August 17, 2016
Presentation was by ABR Industries
Meeting ended at 8:30 P.M.
• Meeting called to order at 7:30 P.M.
• The Pledge of Allegiance was said
• 21 members and 1 visitors present
• The BOD minutes were read. BOD minutes were approved
• New members were voted in
• Bob Basa is collecting money for club shirts and donated the cost of the artwork to the club
• Elmer program is being worked on. Bob Bentley is in charge and 3 have signed up
• It was a great day
• Potluck went very well
• Club needs a greeter
The presentation for the evening was on mobile installations
Meeting ended at 8:30 P.M.