2016 KARS Shirts

October 8th, 2016 Comments off

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 jackphilley@consolidated.net 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.

Categories: Club Info

DMR Network Basics

October 4th, 2016 Comments off

This is compliments of Russell KB5RAB and Brandmeister Talk Group 3148   https://www.facebook.com/groups/158270421244005/


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Categories: Presentations

KARS Emergency Communications Plan SOP

October 4th, 2016 Comments off

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This is KARS Emergency Communications Plan SOP as of October 3, 2016.  Please download and become familiar with this SOP.  73


 

Categories: Club Info

Last Night KARS Net

September 28th, 2016 Comments off

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

Categories: Net

DMR Equipment Info

September 23rd, 2016 Comments off
Categories: Equipment

ARES NEEDS YOUR HELP! – SAT 24th

September 22nd, 2016 Comments off

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.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1h35npbNC3IPKYCcYNIOuLE0tDcw349Wl5Ryqihw4dgI
If you can lend a hand please contact Jeff Walter, jawalter6@comcast.net
281-467-8595 Cell
Thank you
Sid Sherwood – n5zkd@sbcglobal.net
N5ZKD
EC NW Unit

Categories: Volunteer

Updated Calendar

September 22nd, 2016 Comments off

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

Categories: Club Info

Recurring Events

September 21st, 2016 Comments off

Katy Amateur Radio Society (KARS), Katy, Texas

Recurring Events

Event Time Location Notes
KARS Net Every Tuesday, 8:00 PM KARS Repeater 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
KARS Coffee Every Wednesday, 7:30 PM Starbucks 547 S Mason Rd, Katy, TX 77450
KARS Breakfast Every Saturday, 8:00 AM Luby’s 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!

Categories: Club Info

KARS NET – 9/20

September 20th, 2016 Comments off

We had 15 check-ins tonight’s KARS NET; KG5LRP, KG5ONF, K5DAF, W5ZTX, K5DSM, KJ5OW, KG5IGU, KG5BIO, KT5BBQ, KF5GRY, AF5IT, K5TWT, WA5VBP, KF5DRN, KT5SR, WB5KVV.  Thanks to Jack WB5KVV for being the Net Control tonight.  73

Categories: Net

QRZ Page

September 19th, 2016 Comments off

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

Categories: Club Info