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 at K5EOK dot ORG (spelled out to avoid emailbots).

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? Good news, if you have access to the internet, you can listen to the K5EOK repeater and not miss
the Monday Night Information net. K5EOK 147.1350 MHz Edmond ARS repeater - live audio feed around the clock.

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

EARS News and Updates

Field Day June 27th 2015

HF Coordinator Brian Teters, AE5MT will be conducting a Field Day planning meeting before the May 12th board meeting.
If you would like to help, the meeting starts 6 pm at the club station, Room 219. Edmond Community Center, 28 E. Main St., Edmond, OK 73034.
Our Field Day event will be held this year at the Cross Timbers Municipal Complex on Covell, east of I-35 Edmond, OK 73025

CW Nets

Howard, WD5IDB has two local CW Nets for hams who would like to improve their CW skills, check it out on our Nets webpage.

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon 2015

For those that would like to volunteer to help with communications at the OKC Memorial Marathon on Sunday, April the 26th.
We begin (in place) about 6:00 AM and we are done around 3:00 PM
We need about 80 hams to help again this year. If you would like to help, here are the instructions.
Thanks for volunteering for A RUN TO REMEMBER!

The Pre-Brief for the OKC Memorial Marathon will be Tuesday April 21, 7:00 PM at the Citadel just E of Bryant on SE 44th. For those who can't make it, we will have another Pre- brief on Sat Apr 25 from 9 - Noon where you can pick up any materials or credentials you may need depending where you are assigned.
This is a great opportunity for new hams to get some experience in field communications. You will be paired with an experienced ham so sign up now.

Mike Rockey KE5EQC
OKC Memorial Marathon
Public Safety Communications Chairman

One of the many services E.A.R.S. provides to the City of Edmond is storm spotting when hazardous weather happens. If you would like to be a storm spotter or need a refresher course, go to 2015 Skywarn Storm Spotter Training Schedule to enroll in a class. Be sure to check out the links on the NWS Norman OK website.

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.

May 2, 2015 - Edmond Siren Test
Noon in the City of Edmond
If you would like to volunteer for the siren test, contact Corey, KD5FLX at sirens at k5eok dot org.
Please join us for lunch at Johnnie's on 33rd after the test.

May 2, 2015 - 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. No walk-ins, RSVP FOR TESTING PLEASE!. Contact Larry by email: W5MPA at ARRL dot Net

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 4, 2015 - HF Elmer Net
7:15 pm Edmond Downtown Community Center, 28 E. Main St., Room 219
Check in on the 147.135+ repeater at 7:15 pm for the HF Elmer program.

May 12, 2015 - 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.