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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 Emergency Drills & Tests RGV Volunteers

CISA Fusion Center Drill/Exercise

A Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Drill will be exercised this weekend, 20 November 2021, from Noon - 3pm. ...
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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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Community Service Emergency Drills & Tests Repeater Updates RGV Volunteers

UPDATE: K5RAV-10 and K5RAV-11

UPDATE: K5RAV-10 and K5RAV-11 I have had problems with both K5RAV-10 and K5RAV-11.  Recently, both nodes were not working properly...
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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 National Weather Service RGV

NWS Summer 2021 Newsletter

NWS Brownsville Summer 2021 Newsletter is here! The latest issue of The Coastal Breeze is available! What an issue you we...
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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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Local Events RGV Testing & License Upgrades

Big Testing Session in Weslaco!

Big Testing Session in Weslaco! The RGVARC group is hosting a testing session in Weslaco on Saturday, June 12, 2021...
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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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Community Service Local Events NCS News Nets Volunteers

This Week’s Weather Net a Success!

This Week's Weather Net a Success! On Wednesday, 19 May 2021, the National Weather Service in Brownsville (NWS - BRO)...
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Community Service Emergency Drills & Tests Local Events Nets RGV

Weather Net on Standby for Wednesday, 05-19-2021

Weather Net on Standby for Wednesday, 05-19-2021 STARS Society has been asked by NWS Brownsville to activate a Valley Weather...
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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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