Welcome to the K5EOK
Edmond Amateur Radio Society
(EARS) Website!

Formed in 1957, the Edmond Amateur Radio Society is a full-service amateur radio club. We assist our community with emergency and weather nets, as well as parade staging and communication. We conduct licensing classes and technical workshops, and actively participate in HF operations such as Field Day and special events. We run weekly nets on VHF/UHF and HF and have numerous social events throughout the year. For more information, please check out our About Us tab.
Our board meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the second Tuesday of each month at the Edmond Community Center, 28 E. Main St., Edmond, OK 73034. See Map

We encourage you to come participate in our monthly meetings, which are open to all, including non-members.
You can contact us by email: k5eok@k5eok.org

HF Report

Read the latest HF Report posted every Monday afternoon by Dick Rouse, KE5TGZ.

Monday Night Information Net

antenna1 smallCheck in on 147.135+ and 443.425+ at 8 pm for the latest information. The live broadcast is now online and undergoing testing.

The Route 66 10 meter HF Net is an informal net conducted each Monday evening on 28.390 USB, Alternate: 28.410 USB
Route 66 10 meter HF NET immediately following the 2 meter Information net at approximately 8:30 PM. Get your kicks on 10 meters!

EARS News and Updates

LibertyFest 2021

LibertyFest has been named one of the Top 10 July 4th Festivals in the United States by CNN and USA Today and it happens every summer right here in Edmond, Oklahoma. The Edmond Amateur Radio Society (EARS) is a key volunteer organization for this event and we rely on a dedicated group of licensed radio operators (and others not yet licensed) to help support it over multiple days. In short -- we need you!

This year, the LibertyFest events requiring volunteer support, with the time commitment, include:

Rodeo (Carl Benne Arena - 300 N. Kelly)
Friday & Saturday, June 25th & 26th 4:30pm to 11:00pm

Car Show (E.C. Hafer Park - 1034 S. Bryant)
Saturday June 26th 6:30am to 2:00pm

Parade (Downtown Edmond)
Saturday July 3rd 6:00am to Noon

Park Fest (Mitch Park - 1501 W. Covell)
Saturday July 3rd 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Fireworks (E.C. Hafer Park - 1034 S. Bryant)
Sunday July 4th 5:00pm to 11:00pm

Please take a moment to contact EARS' Parade Coordinator, Brandy Stanton - K5GBN using this form and let her know your willingness to participate this year. This is the majorvolunteer activity for the EARS organization each year and it truly deserves whatever support you can provide.

For more information or questions, please contact Brandy K5GBN at k5gbn0182@outlook.com. To learn more about LibertyFest 2021, visit the celebration's web page at www.libertyfest.org.

EARS Repeater Policies and Procedures

All EARS members and other hams are required to abide by the EARS Repeater Policies and Procedures when using the EARS repeaters.
Please read the EARS Repeater Policies and Procedures in order to avoid improper transmissions.

K5EOK EARS Repeater Live Broadcast is Online!

As of Thursday 08/22/2019, the EARS Repeater Live Broadcast service is up. After several months offline, the service has been re-established through RadioReference.com. The feed is currently undergoing testing and tuning with only one channel operational (144.135mHz), and may have frequent interruptions as adjustments and parameter changes are made to the software.
K5EOK EARS Repeater Live Broadcast
Click here to go directly to the Broadcastify K5EOK EARS Repeater Live Broadcast web page. Click here to report problems or issues to Doug Heath, AF5DH. (This link is only for reporting problems with the K5EOK EARS Repeater live feed.)

EARS Donations

If you would like to make a donation to the club to support our Field Day efforts you can now do so with PayPal!
Thank you for your donation!


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EARS Membership Form

Membership form

EARS V.E. Test Session RSVP

V.E. Test Session RSVP

2020 OKC Memorial Marathon Volunteer - October 4, 2020

If you have never volunteer for the OKC Memorial Marathon, please do, you won't regret it.

2020 OKC Memorial Marathon Volunteer Registration

EARS Saturday Breakfast

Come join us for breakfast at Around The Corner on Saturday.
11 S Broadway, Edmond, OK 73034
Open 6am to 2pm.
Parking in Backlot, See you there!

2019 Ham Of The Year - Doug Heath, AF5DH

Allen and Bertha Watson Scholarship

Congratulations to Kathleen Teel, KI5CHL of Midwest City, OK, the 2020 Allen and Bertha Watson Scholarship recipient!

Field Day News Articles

Check it out!
Experience amateur radio in Edmond on Saturday and Sunday

EARS in the Edmond Sun

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From QRZ.COM: Amateur Radio Superstation - K3LR

The Next 30 Days

For a complete list of our board meetings and events, please check our calendar.

June 5, 2021 - Edmond Siren Test
Noon in the City of Edmond
If you would like to volunteer for the siren test, contact Clay, WA6LBU at sirens@k5eok.org.
Roll call will start at 11:30 am

Please join us for lunch at Johnnie's on 33rd after the test.

June 5, 2021 - V.E. Test Session
9:30 am at Edmond Downtown Community Center, 28 E. Main St., Room 219

The V.E. test session will be held at the Downtown Community Center located at Main & Littler in Edmond.
Testing starts in Room 219 at 9:30 A.M. RSVP HERE FOR TESTING PLEASE! We will accept walk-ins. If no one RSVPs for testing however no test session will be held.

Got questions? Click on the RSVP link for answers.
Contact Ralph Turner by email: vetesting@k5eok.org

Exam Fee: $15.00
Bring a copy of your current license to give to the V.E.s
Bring a photo ID & a copy of it
Bring any CSCE's showing credit for any tests taken recently
June 8, 2021 - Board Meeting
7:00 PM at the Edmond Downtown Community Center, 28 E. Main St.
The EARS Board of Directors monthly meeting will be held in the Edmond Community Center. Go in the north doors and check the events glass display for the room number.
All are invited, including non-members.
Please set your phone to silent mode before the meeting.