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

Check in on 147.135+ and 443.425+ at 8 pm for the latest information.antenna1 small

Out of town on business or vacation? Have access to the internet? Good news, you can listen to the Monday Night Information net at 8 pm on
K5EOK 147.1350 MHz Edmond ARS repeater - live audio feed around the clock.

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

EARS News and Updates

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.

Ham Radio Assistance Hotline

If you are a new ham, or perhaps a not-so-new ham who needs assistance with programming a radio, or suggestions for setting up equipment/antennas
please contact the club at hamradioassistance@k5eok.org and we will do whatever we can to assist.

EARS HF Elmer Class Suggestions

Do you have a suggestion for the next HF Elmer class to review? We would love to hear from you! Please provide your suggestion below and it will be forwarded to Brian, AE5MT who coordinates these bi-monthly classes. Click on HF Elmer Class Suggestions to fill out the form.

EARS Elmer class updates

The January 18 Elmer class will review attic dipoles.

EARS Christmas Dinner December 9

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Please join us for our EARS Christmas Dinner at Interurban Classic Grill at 6:30 PM on December 9.
Do not go to Mimi's for our Christmas Dinner - by then the door will be locked and nobody will be serving tables.
Come join the fun as there will be good food, good fellowship and prizes.

Field Day 2017 Results

Updated results, it appears that K5EOK did very well:

3A: 1st in Oklahoma, 2nd in West Gulf Coast Division, 45th overall out of 322 entries
All Classes: 2nd in Oklahoma out of 33 entries behind K5CM 2A effort.
All Classes: 9th in West Gulf Coast Division out of 179 entries.
All Classes: 208th overall out of 2965 entries.

Well Done, Brian Teters - AE5MT
Field Day Coordinator

Field Day News Articles

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

EARS in the Edmond Sun

2016 Ham Of The Year - Bob Coxsey, KM5GZ

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Licensed in 1995 as KC5RBN, Bob Coxsey has been an active member of EARS since that time.

He earned his Extra Class license in 1996 and kept his Advanced KM5GZ call. He has served on the Board for years and has served as Net Manager for more than a decade. Bob is a Volunteer Examiner, a long-time siren test participant and Jerry James' Right-Hand man at the LibertyFest parade.

Bob is a regular Net Control Operator for the 2m Information Net and the Route 66 10-10 Net on 28.390. He is known for his love of vintage Swans, and is a Go-To man for anything antenna related. At age 72, Bob looks retirement in the eye and says "Who me?!" He still works actively as auto mechanic at Bob Howard Chevrolet where he has worked 51 years.

Congratulations to Bob Coxsey, EARS Ham of the Year for 2016!

Mike Campbell, W5KSU (right) presented Bob Coxsey with the 2016 Ham of the Year plaque at the EARS Christmas Dinner.

Check it out!

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.

January 6, 2018 - V.E. Test Session
9:30 pm 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

January 6, 2018 - 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.

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

January 9, 2018 - 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.