Welcome to the K5EOK
Edmond Amateur Radio Society
(EARS) Website!

Formed in 1957, the Edmond Amateur Radio Society is a full-service amateur radio club. We assist our community with emergency and weather nets, as well as parade staging and communication. We conduct licensing classes and technical workshops, and actively participate in HF operations such as Field Day and special events. We run weekly nets on VHF/UHF and HF and have numerous social events throughout the year. For more information, please check out our About Us tab.
Our board meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the second Tuesday of each month at the Edmond Community Center, 28 E. Main St., Edmond, OK 73034. See Map

We encourage you to come participate in our monthly meetings, which are open to all, including non-members.
You can contact us by email: k5eok@k5eok.org

HF Report

Read the latest HF Report posted every Monday afternoon by Dick Rouse, KE5TGZ.

Monday Night Information Net

Check in on 147.135+ and 443.425+ at 8 pm for the latest information.antenna1 small Out of town on business or vacation? Have access to the internet?
Good news, you can listen to the Monday Night Information net at 8 pm on the K5EOK 147.1350 MHz Edmond ARS repeater - live audio feed around the clock.

The Route 66 10 meter HF Net is an informal net conducted each Monday evening on 28.390 USB, Alternate: 28.410 USB
Route 66 10 meter HF NET immediately following the 2 meter Information net at approximately 8:30 PM. Get your kicks on 10 meters!

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 hamradioassistance@k5eok.org and we will do whatever we can to assist.

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 Donations

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!


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Christmas Dinner December 8, 2018

Please join us for the club Christmas dinner at Lone Star Church, Saturday 8 December at 5:30 PM.
Your reply is requested on or before Dec 4 so we can place the order with the caterer.

We will have several door prizes and we will have a few gifts that are exclusive for the lady hams, XYL, or YL!
We are really excited to leave the restaurant and have dinner in a very casual setting where everyone can talk, visit one another, etc.
The meal cost will be much less per person.

Cost:
$12 per adult
$6 per child ages 5 - 12
$free for any child 4 or under
RSVP Here
Pre-pay with credit card

Map: Lone Star Church
Location: 1805 E Hefner Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73131
We hope to see you there & we thank you for informing us so we have the right number of tables and chairs!

Merry Christmas!
Advent begins Sunday Dec 2!


Stockyard City Christmas Parade December 1, 2018

Sign-up on the K5EOK website or email Tyler Tassone, kd5sks@hotmail.com
Please add this to your calendar if you can attend.
Volunteer meeting begins at 8:00 AM at the Stockyard and Exchange.
Repeaters are 444.425 +offset or 146.97 +offset and 141.3 tone.

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

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Experience amateur radio in Edmond on Saturday and Sunday

EARS in the Edmond Sun

2017 Ham Of The Year - Clay Mayrose, WA6LBU

clay mayrose photo
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!


Allen and Bertha Watson Scholarship

Congratulations to Sarah Olson, KF5GTB of Eufaula, OK, the 2018 Allen and Bertha Watson Scholarship recipient!


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 calendar.


TODAY - 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.


December 1, 2018 - Edmond Siren Test
Noon in the City of Edmond
If you would like to volunteer for the siren test, contact Clay, WA6LBU at sirens@k5eok.org.
Roll call will start at 11:30 am

Please join us for lunch at Johnnie's on 33rd after the test.

December 1, 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: vetesting@k5eok.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
December 11, 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.

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