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New weather net section added. Look on the Main Menu from the front page.


News to anyone with credentials for entering CTECC. Your badge is no longer available to check out. You must check in with security and be escorted to the main room or meet someone there.  They will provide for entrance into the ham radio room.


Mark Esslinger, W5MAE has been appointed Travis County Emergency Coordinator (EC) by Don Dudley. Mark takes the reins immediately. If you have an interest in helping, please contact Mark with your idea or question.


New current conditions info for both local flooding status and flood reporting tools in Web links -> current conditions area. Thanks to Matt, K5LF for this.


Austin has a great new low water crossing map. Look in the status or rivers-lakes-streams links page for the site. Thanks to Mark, AE5SJ for this.


Great new antenna diagram for the W5KA repeaters located on the KVUE tower. See "How our repeaters work" or click HERE.


New Ionosonde active at ARL in North Austin. Very big thanks to W5IFQ, Lew for this project. Here is a link to the DIDBASE entry for Austin


New TCARES YouTube Channel for training videos. Click Training on main menu or Look for Travis County ARES   Direct link: TCARES YouTube channel


The W5IFQ whole house generator presentation from July 2012 is posted in the Presentations menu.


ARRL Video from HAMCOM features local action. The Austin HSMM-MESH group is shown at Hamcom/ARRL National Convention in 2011. See the video on Youtube. The Austin HSMM-MESH development group hosts Digital Wednesday at the Austin Red Cross Chapter every 4th Wednesday of the month. The shorter promo remains on the ARRL site as well. http://www.arrl.org/wedothat-page3


The Emergency Communications plan has been updated by W5SMP. It is posted HERE Members should download and keep a current edition of this document for reference.


New Menu item:  Forms for Deployment. These are digital copies of forms we transmit using digital modes.


Solar weather and HF propagation training posted

Just click presentations on the left side menu from the front page.


Last Updated on Saturday, 05 September 2015 23:54