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
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 November Elmer class has been cancled since it’s the week before Thanksgiving!
The January 18 Elmer class will review attic dipoles.
EARS Club Dinner October 19
Everyone is invited to attend our bi-monthly dinner for visual QSO's. This month we are meeting at Hildalgo's Restaurant on Oct 19th at 6:30 PM.
Their address is 200 S. Santa Fe Ave., Edmond 73003. You can have a look at their menu at Hildalgo's Restaurant
We hope to see you there!
W5RLW TAILGATE / SWAP MEET October 21, 2017
Club member Bob Williams, W5RLW, is hosting another tailgate for hams in the community!
8:30AM til 12:00AM
- 332 West 33rd Street. Edmond, Okla 73013 about three short blocks WEST of South Broadway Ave
in west Edmond, located just under the ninety (90') foot tall Edmond Water Tower. ENTER ON THE WEST END, LOCATED IN THE REAR PARKING LOT.
NO COVER Charge, No parking fee, FREE COFFEE, DONUTS, FREE BOTTLED WATER, while they last.
Note : You may bring a small table to display your wares...Only one requirement / request.
PLEASE do not leave any articles behind to be thrown away. This is a commercial business lot and must be left in the same or better condition than when we arrived.
For additional details contact Jerry Sams N5KNU
EARS Oklahoma Statehood Special Event Saturday November 18, 2017
Put it on your calendar, the Oklahoma Statehood special event will be November 18 at Highland Hall in Guthrie, 1102 E Warner Ave, Guthrie, OK.
We will begin setup at 8:30 AM and run until 11:30AM so come on out and join the fun, even if you have no license, come on out and see what amateur radio is all about.
Hope to see everyone there!
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2016 Ham Of The Year - Bob Coxsey, KM5GZ
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.
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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
November 4, 2017 - Edmond Siren Test
Noon in the City of Edmond
If you would like to volunteer for the siren test, contact Clay, WA6LBU at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please join us for lunch at Johnnie's on 33rd after the test.
November 4, 2017 - 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: email@example.com
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
November 14, 2017 - 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.