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.

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

All Ham Dinner October 8, 2015

ACARC will be hosting the next ALL HAM DINNER.
Date: Thursday, Oct. 8, 6:00 PM We must be out by 8:00 PM. They close at 8
Location: Gattitown 5833 NW Expy. Just east of McArthur on N side of the Expy. Sits back from the street. BIG parking lot. (It’s a former Wal Mart).
Buffet with several kinds of pizza. Pasta, even desert pizza and a real nice salad bar. Salad bar has puddings, sliced peaches, diced ham, peppers and lots of goodies.
Menu may be a little limited but looked pretty good for the price. A drink station is just outside our meeting room.
Cost: just under $5.50 including your drink. You get your own drink and refill your own. Since they do not charge for the room everyone must pay for dinner. You can’t just come in for the meeting. Get a desert and drink or something if you do not want a full meal. Price is same.
Room is set up for 66 folks and has big screen TV if any clubs have anything they want to show. Room is very spacy and no one will be bumping into you while you’re eating.
All attending clubs can report on their club activities if you’d like, and any other items of mutual interest. CORA, Marathon, etc.
We’ll discuss this location while there and whether we want to use it again.

Inaugural Central Oklahoma Fox Hunt/Poker Run October 10

The South Logan County Radio Society will hold an Inaugural Central Oklahoma Fox Hunt/Poker Run October 10, 2015 0800-1400.fox
Starting Point: Sonic 2222 E. Heather, Guthrie OK 73044, on Heather west of the intersection.
Entry Fee: $10.00 50% of pot goes to winner and 50% goes to cover event expenses. Picnic/award presentation at the end of the run. Raffle at the picnic. Tickets 50 cents/ticket no limit. Picnic is POT LUCK. SLCRS will provide hot dogs and hamburgers. You bring side dish.
For more information, e-mail SLCRSNN@gmail.comSLCRS Fox Hunt-Poker Run Flyer

EARS Club Dinner October 15

Join us on October 15, at 6:30 PM at Interurban Classic Grill Kickingbird Square, 1301 E Danforth Rd, Edmond, OK 73034. We have the use of their private dining room!
If you know of a restaurant with a semi-private dining room that will hold 25 people for a future monthly dinner, please let N5ZY, Marcus know!

W5RLW TAILGATE / SWAP MEET- October 17, 2015

9:AM til 12 : noonish - 332 West 33rd Street. Edmond, Okla 73013 about three short blocks WEST of South Broadway Ave, in west Edmond, located just under the ninety (90') foot tall Edmond Water Tower. ENTER ON THE WEST END, LOCATED IN THE REAR PARKING LOT.
NO COVER Charge, No parking fee, FREE COFFEE, DONUTS, FREE BOTTLED WATER, while they last.
TALK-IN - FREQUENCY 146.790- (minus offset ) PL tone -100 hrtz.

How to obtain an Official FCC License Copy

FCC Goes Paperless: In order to streamline procedures and save money, the FCC stopped routinely printing and mailing licenses in February 2015. There are a number of ways a license holder can obtain an official copy of their license. The official license will display the FCC logo and the watermark "Official Copy" will be printed across each page of an official authorization from FCC. For more information, click this link To obtain an Official FCC License Copy, and scroll down to FCC RULES\INFO.
This link is posted in the Members and the Classes sections on our website.

Fall 2015 Technician Licensing Class Update

Enrollment for the 2015 EARS Technician Licensing Class has been closed. The EARS 2015 Fall Technician class has started with 21 people attending!

The Allen and Bertha Watson Memorial Scholarship

James WoodCongratulations to W5EMP, James B. Wood of Muldrow, Oklahoma, who received a $500 scholarship from the Allen and Bertha Watson Memorial Scholarship for 2014. W5EMP, James sent a letter of thanks to the EARS club earlier in September 2015.

The Allen and Bertha Watson Memorial Scholarship is managed by ARRL. One college student who meets the requirements set by the EARS club, will be selected each year. Donations for the scholarship are welcome. Suggested amount is $5 when renewing your EARS membership.

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.

October 13, 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.

November 2, 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.

November 7, 2015 - UCO Homecoming Parade 10 a.m.
Edmond Downtown
VOLUNTEERS are needed for the UCO Homecoming Parade on November the 7th
We will meet at 8:15am in the parking lot at UCO Baptist Collegiate Ministry.

Please contact Tyler Tassone, KD5SKS by email: KD5SKS at hotmail dot com (spelled out) or call 405-513-0877
Check back for updates.
November 7, 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.

November 7, 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