TARC Centenary History

An article appeared in the May 2006 edition of QST: “Tulsa Hams Respond to Hurricane Katrina and Human Storm Surge”, see the file attached to this message. Andrew, W5AWS. -=-=-=- 64cee76036ca2.pdf

TARC Novice CW Net After Action Report 7.4.23

Attached to this message is an after action report of our historic first novice CW net active yesterday evening, for upload to the website. Special thanks to KY5VAR, KI5EGH, and KA6DOY for making it happen. Andrew, W5AWS. -=-=-=- 20230703-TARC-Novice-CW-Net-AAR-W5AWS.pdf

CW for the Hearing Impaired

A Handheld Vibrational Device Delivering CW to Hearing-Impaired Individuals There are many students in our club over the age of 50 that have various hearing impairments. Through the hard and dedicated work of an LICW committee which made an initial haptic prototype, then improved by Bob WO6W, we now have a patent pending effective vibrational CW decoding device. This device is now being made available to LICW membership and the public.  This will also be an interesting aid for those with good hearing because feeling the code creates alternate white matter pathways to the mind which can aid in one’s […]

Oklahoma ARRL Club Liaison Report – March 2023

Welcome to the 1st OK Club Liaison Report This newsletter is being sent out to the OK ARRL club liaisons. Please distribute this info at your club meetings, in club newsletters, and on club nets! Print ‘em, email ‘em, copy and paste ‘em, or post ‘em. A few days after our monthly all Section Manager conference call (third Tuesday night) this report will appear. If you think there is a different person that needs to receive this newsletter, or if you receive doubles, please let me know at n5hzr@arrl.org. OK Spring POTA More details next month, but Oklahoma Spring POTA […]

GridTracker Users Alert:

For those of you that use GridTracker to log to LoTW and are using version 1.22.1204 (very recent issue), please note the following statement in the changelog for the newest version 1.23.0110: GENERAL INFORMATION An oversight in Logbook of the World handling can cause GT to callback to LoTW repeatedly every 1⁄2 second. Please update as soon as possible if you are a LoTW member. CHANGELOG Emergency LoTW fix ———————– Please upgrade immediately at https://gridtracker.org/index.php/downloads/gridtracker/gridtracker-releases/v1-23-0110/files

Tulsa County ARES SET 11/5

The Tulsa County ARES organization will conduct the annual simulated emergency test on Saturday, November 5.  This is a multi-county, multi-mode exercise.  The ICS-205 communications plan is linked below.  The exercise will begin at 0900 local and volunteers will begin by checking in on the resource net, 147.390. We have defined frequencies for: Resource Net.  Tulsa area volunteers check-in on the Resource Net to receive an assignment. Primary Operations (where most voice traffic will be in Tulsa) Winlink Operations and Help Desk. VHF digipeater & gateway for NTS messages via Winlink HF frequencies for NTS messages via Winlink Digital voice […]