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.
April Club Dinner!
Thursday April 19 at 6:30 PM is the bi-monthly dinner at Hidalgo's Restaurant and Cantina
located at 200 S Santa Fe Ave, Edmond.
Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon April 29, 2018
The OKC Memorial Marathon will be Sunday April 29, 2018. Again, this year we need 80 – 100 Ham Radio volunteers. If you know anyone who is licensed and is interested in helping and has not received an invitation thru a radio club list, please give this email to them.
Below is the URL for registering for the 2018 OKC Memorial Marathon as a Ham Radio volunteer.
2018 Volunteer RegistrationInstructions
Mike Rockey, KE5EQC Public Safety Comm. Chairman
GJNMEROCK1@COX.NET normally all lower case.
EARS Elmer Class May 24, 2018 6:30 pm
Come join us at The Edmond Downtown Community Center, 28 E. Main St, room 219.
This month's topic will be Field Day which is one you don't want to miss!
EARS has really stepped up this year to be one of the best field days in Oklahoma. The club has invested a considerable amount of money in improvements
so come join the fun
at the Elmer class, we will be discussing some of the new purchases and how to to operate them.
Please note this is not our usual 3rd Thursday due to a scheduling problem. This will be in the EARS classroom.
EARS Field Day Schedule 2018
Thanks to Harvey W0HGJ for revising and setup, Karl AE5ZU for web site management, we now have a Field Day station RSVP!
If you want to operate one of the radios you can check the schedule for an available timeslot and reserve it! To access the system you will need to request a login.
If you're interested, please send an e-mail to: K5EOK@K5EOK.ORG with your name, callsign, cell phone number, and e-mail address.
You can access the schedule
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!
2018 Liberty Fest Volunteers
The City Of Edmond has requested Amateur Radio operators to assist with the following events at this year's Liberty Fest from June 29 - July 4 at various events.
If you would like to help, please click on the link and fill out the Liberty Fest Volunteer Form. Thank you for volunteering!
• Car Show - Saturday June 30 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM
• Rodeo Day 1 - Friday June 29 4:30 PM to 11:00 PM
• Rodeo Day 2 - Saturday June 30 4:30 PM to 11:00 PM
• Taste of Edmond - Sunday July 1 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
• Parade - Wednesday July 4 5:30 AM to Noon
• Park Fest - Wednesday July 4 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
• Fireworks - Wednesday July 4 5:00 PM to end of show (show start 9:00)
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
2017 Ham Of The Year - Clay Mayrose, WA6LBU
Licensed in 1982 as KB6DDV, Clay Mayrose has been an active member of EARS since 2012. Clay took his father Harry’s call sign shortly after the Vanity Call Program began and He earned his Extra Class license in 2001.
Clay is a veteran of the US Air Force and has served in Contingency Operations in several countries. He spent 9 years in various positions at the Air Force Communications Site at Elkhorn Nebraska. He was transferred to the 3d Combat Communication Group at Tinker AFB in 1999.
He has served the Oklahoma Amateur Community as an ARES EC and DEC and was the first Communications Coordinator for the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon. Clay serves EARS as the Public Information Officer, Siren Test Coordinator and a net controller for the Monday Night Information Net.
Clay is currently the lead Safety Officer for the LibertyFest parade. Clay loves HF portable and mobile operations and is a regular on the 3905 CCN Awards net. Employed as a Catering Manager for Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwich shop in Edmond, His motto: Keeping Edmond happy, one sandwich at a time.
Congratulations to Clay Mayrose, EARS Ham of the Year for 2017!
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
May 5, 2018 - Edmond Siren Test
Noon in the City of Edmond
If you would like to volunteer for the siren test, contact Clay, WA6LBU at email@example.com.
Roll call will start at 11:30 am
Please join us for lunch at Johnnie's on 33rd after the test.
May 5, 2018 - 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: firstname.lastname@example.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
May 8, 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.
Please set your phone to silent mode before the meeting.