Amateur Radio Fiesta 2008


Paul Guido
 

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The San Antonio Radio Club Amateur Radio Fiesta, January 12, 2008

The new location worked out great! The club would like to thank
everyone who made the trip to San Antonio. This year the weather was
perfect and the attendance was up!

Pictures are now posted to the web at http://W5SC.org !!!

We hope to see you again next year. Always on the second Saturday in
January. Mark your calenders now for January 10th 2009!

KD5YZU, Erik Rabe, Sr provided 40 meter talk-in and checked into nets
with his mobile command post. From Bexar County ARES, Shane O'Neal,
NS5D, delivered the San Antonio Red Cross ECRV to the event.

VE Coordinator, Pat Knight, AD5BR reports that we have four new
Technicians, three upgraded Generals and one upgraded Extra!

Prizes
Carl Negley, KA5NEF, Early Bird Winner, Travel Plus CD-ROM
Dave Olsen, WD8PAK, Major Prize Winner, Icom IC-2200-H VHF Transceiver
Alfred Horn, KG5QW, Grand Prize Winner, Icom IC-718 HF Transceiver
See the web site for a complete list. http://W5SC.org

AMSAT , MARS and the ARRL had tables at the event. AMSAT provided
live satellite demonstrations.

The Sign Man of Baton Rouge , Jubilee Enterprises and HF Projects
had a steady stream of customers and the club would like to thank
them for coming to the event year after year.

The San Antonio Radio Club event has always been popular with
Radioaficionados (Amateur Radio Operators) from both sides of the Rio
Grande.

The San Antonio Radio Club was honored to have the President of
ARARM , XE2OZ, Jose Lopez Solis attend. ARARM (The Asociacion De
Radioaficionados De La Republica Mexicana) is a national organization
supporting Amateur Radio in Mexico.

Also in attendance XE2MZQ Jose Andres, ARARM State Representative
from Nuevo Leon and XE2NBW, Luis Carlos Yepiz, a technical writer for
ARARM.

For more information and pictures of the event go to the San Antonio
Radio Club website at http://w5sc.org/
SARC, Bexar County's Communication Resource Since 1919

de N5IUT


Gary Harmon
 

Thanks to all who were involved in the excellent hamfest.

Vr,

Gary H. Harmon, Jr. / K5JWK
6003 Archwood
San Antonio, TX 78239-1504
210.657.1549 h / 210.884.6926 c

"A merry heart does good, like medicine,
But a broken spirit dries the bones."
Proverbs 17:22


Paul Guido
 

I neglected to post that REACT provides talk-in on 2 Meters for the
event every year.

This year Lee Besing, N5NTG, Charles Land KC5NKK, and Wade Bolling
W5ERX provided talk-in service, along with REACT/ARES member Shane
O'Neal NS5D.

Thank you all!

For a complete recap of the event and full list of volunteers go to
the club web site at http://W5SC.org

Thanks everyone,

Paul, N5IUT


J C Smith
 

Showing them as react is OK with me.

J C

----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Guido
To: W5SC@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2008 9:42 PM
Subject: [W5SC] Re: Amateur Radio Fiesta 2008


I neglected to post that REACT provides talk-in on 2 Meters for the
event every year.

This year Lee Besing, N5NTG, Charles Land KC5NKK, and Wade Bolling
W5ERX provided talk-in service, along with REACT/ARES member Shane
O'Neal NS5D.

Thank you all!

For a complete recap of the event and full list of volunteers go to
the club web site at http://W5SC.org

Thanks everyone,

Paul, N5IUT