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Last edit: 12/4/2021 by N5RWK


December 2021 Announcements 

The next club event will be our annual Holiday/New Year celebration on Saturday, January 22 at 2 pm.  Our venue will be JW's Steak House, just off US 290 in beautiful downtown Carmine.  We'll be in the private room just to the left as you enter.

Club meetings are held on the lAST Wednesday of the month (except for Nov & Dec)


New members are welcome!  You don't need to be a radio expert, all you need is to have an interest in radio communications.  For your convenience, you can complete the following application form and mail it to the address above, or bring it to the next club meeting.

                  Membership Application (PDF) 

 Upcoming Club Events: 

To Be Announced

 VE Testing News: 
Our group is operational with W5YI-VEC and we are administering tests.  If you are a prospective ham, or already a ham looking to upgrade your license, send an email to info at w5sfa.org for information or to schedule your test..

 Repeater News: 

The downtown Houston 146.96Mhz repeater has been relocated to Cat Spring, and the club has terminated its presence in downtown Houston.  The repeater is currently in operation at the 146.96- frequency, with a tone squelch of 103.5.  Range is currently limited due to antenna height.  Later this year the repeater will have a new home in Wallis, TX.  

The Columbus repeater is now Digital C4FM only, in order to facilitate future linking with Bellville.  Please note that you will not be able to use the repeater with FM analog!  The Columbus repeater has a DG-ID of 01.


 Club Officers for 2021-2022: 

President:                   Linda White, W5LBW

Vice-President:          Bev Cucuzza, KB8PRC

Secretary/Treasurer:  Kathy Croker, KB5ITB

 W5SFA Weekly VHF Net: 

The Stephen F. Austin Radio Club weekly net meets every Tuesday at 7:00 PM on the Club's Bellville VHF repeater (analog FM) or the UHF repeater (C4FM digital).  See the REPEATERS link to the left for frequencies.  All licensed hams are welcome to participate.

Net Control Schedule:

1st Tuesday:  N5RWK Roger

2nd Tuesday: KG5NCL John

3rd Tuesday: KE5FN Jim

4th Tuesday:  KF5ZRT Gary

5th Tuesday (if there is one):  N5RWK Roger


 Stephen F. Austin Radio Club List serve (reflector) information: 


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