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Community Service Local Events RGV Volunteers

Fun N Sun ARC donates to STARS!

Fun N Sun ARC donates to STARS! The Fun N Sun Amateur Radio Club has donated $325 to STARS.  The...
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Local Events RGV

Fun N Sun Ham Radio Club Meets Locally

Fun N Sun Ham Radio Club Meets Locally The local Fun N Sun RV Park ham radio club meets every...
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Community Service National Weather Service RGV Volunteers

SKYWARN Recognition Day 2021

The NWS Brownsville is looking for a few good men and women to operate as WX5BRO during SKYWARN Recognition Day,...
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ARRL News Community Service FCC Rules

FCC Grants Temporary Waiver to Permit Higher Symbol Rate Data Transmissions for Hurricane Ida Traffic

FCC Grants Temporary Waiver to Permit Higher Symbol Rate Data Transmissions for Hurricane Ida Traffic Sunday, August 29, 2021  ...
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Community Service Repeater Updates RGV Volunteers

One Day in the Life of the Starlink System

ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE STARLINK SYSTEM After the stormy weather on Tuesday night, July 20th, the 146.700/444.275...
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Ham Shack News

ICOM 7300 Firmware Update (7-9-21)

Firmware update ICOM IC-7300 v.1.41 (9 July, 2021) You can download the latest firmware update here:  https://www.icomjapan.com/support/firmware_driver/3339/ Many of us...
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Community Service Local Events Repeater Updates RGV

Changes Made to the RGV Digipeater System

Changes Made to the RGV Digipeater System With the expert assistance of Joe Ashcom - AG5DL, W5STX-2 (145.770) and W5RGV-2...
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Community Service RGV

Part II — Unexpected Luck and New Directions

South Texas Amateur Repeater Society History Part II --- Unexpected Luck and New Directions It has been said that it...
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FCC Rules

RF Exposure Calculator

RF Exposure Calculator As you're probably aware, amateur operators are now required to test their radio equipment for RF Exposure,...
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Contests YL Interest

Day of YL!

Day of YL! Are you ready for the "Day of YL?"  This weekend, YLs and OMs all over the world...
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Community Service RGV

Part I — The Beginning and the Early Days

South Texas Amateur Repeater Society History Part I --- The Beginning and the Early Days STARS was founded in 1982...
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EchoLink YL Interest

Weekly TAG YL Net on EchoLink!

Weekly TAG YL Net on EchoLink! Every Monday evening at 7pm (Central), Terrie Perdue - N9ZEN runs the TAG (TN-AL-GA)...
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ARRL News

Big Foot Expedition!

Have you seen Bigfoot?! Apparently, if you have (or even if you'd just like to go searching for him), you...
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ARRL News FCC Rules

What to do about the new FCC RF Exposure Rules

What to do about the new FCC RF Exposure Rules Have you thought about what you need to do about...
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Community Service Local Events RGV Volunteers

Local Field Day in the RGV

Local Field Day in the RGV National Field Day is coming up June 26th, 2021 and we plan to coordinate...
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Emergency Drills & Tests Volunteers

Spring Red Cross Emergency Communications Drill Set

Spring Red Cross Emergency Communications Drill Set 02/26/2021 The spring 2021 Red Cross Nationwide Emergency Communications Winlink Drill will be...
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Band Test Emergency Drills & Tests Volunteers

Annual Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Test Set for May 7 – 8

Annual Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Test Set for May 7 – 8 04/26/2021 The US Department of Defense will host...
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ARRL News FCC Rules Testing & License Upgrades

FCC Auto-Registration Feature for Exam Applicants to be Discontinued

FCC Auto-Registration Feature for Exam Applicants to be Discontinued 04/27/2021 Auto-registration in the FCC Commission Registration System (CORES) amateur radio...
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ARRL News FCC Rules

New FCC RF Exposure Rules go into Effect in May

New FCC RF Exposure Rules go into Effect in May From ARRL HeadquartersNewington CT  April 13, 2021To all radio amateurs...
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Community Service Local Events NCS News Nets RGV

Youth Joins the Ranks of Local NCS Operators

Youth Joins the Ranks of Local NCS Operators Nathaniel Pemberton (KI5IZO) has recently joined the STARS NCS ranks.  The 12-year-old...
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ARRL News Updates