MUSEUM SHIP WEEKEND
Destroyer Escort USS Stewart and USS Cavalla
0000Z June 6 through 2359Z June 7, 2015 at Fort Travis
Sponsored by the Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station and Brasos Valley Amateur Radio Club
Operate Saturday and Sunday from the Fort Travis Park within sight of the warships.
Previous Year event photos: 2010, 2011, 2012. 2013. 2014
BVARC JUNE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
7:30 PM, Thursday, June 11th, 2015
2511 Eldridge Rd, Sugar Land, 77478, Eldridge Park Conference Center
Field Day – Field Day – Field Day
It is that time again – Field Day! Mike Hardwick, N5VCX, and Mike Davidson, N5MT, will be co-chairman for this year’s multi-club event. The three clubs, BVARC, TDXS and ECHO will be setting up on June 26 for this year’s Field Day. Our June meeting will be an organizational and planning meeting for Field Day so don’t miss out.
Greater Houston Hamfest
The numbers are in and it is official – over 1000 people attended the hamfest this year which is an all-time high. Nathan Vessay, N5NVY, will present a review of the hamfest and all the pluses and minuses. He will also go over the plans and goals for next year hamfest.
May Meeting Recap – ARES and Transtar
Jeff Walter, KE5FGA, gave us a detailed power point on Transtar and how ARES interacts with them. Transtar is one of the state’s largest emergency operation centers due to the area is covers. As Jeff mentioned, amateur radio is an integral part of Transtar and provides a valuable service to the emergency and disaster communications for the greater Houston area. So if you are interested in getting involved in ARES or RACES, contact Jeff Walter and let him know.
Below is a list of the plans for future meetings. Mark your calendars so you won’t miss out.
July Program #1 Antenna Building – The In’s and Out’s pending
Program #2 Grounding pending
August Program #1 Ice Cream Social
I am still needing program suggestions for the club. If there is a program you would like, let me know so it can be scheduled for a meeting.