amateur radio

146.700 MHz Repeater

Good afternoon everyone! Yesterday, 13 Dec 18, we noticed the 146.7 repeater began to have an intermittent static during transmit.  It seemed to begin almost simultaneously with the arrival of the cold front and the high winds.  We planned on doing some trouble shooting on it as we found time but it appears this afternoon […]

Cub Scouts – November 3, 2018

On Saturday, November 3rd, BSA TROOP 20 AMATEUR RADIO CLUB – WS5BSA is going to be supporting a large Cub Scouting event at Camp John Nichols.  They will be introducing amateur radio to the Cub Scouts and putting them on the air.  They will be using both our 146.7 MHz and our 443.3 MHz repeaters […]

Field Day 2017

Today is Field Day 2017. While our club doesn’t have any events for this, we like to encourage people to participate in the activities of other Oklahoma City area clubs and groups. There are many fine clubs in the area and we hope that you’ll go to one of these to see what ham radio […]

W5DEL Repeater Tower

We’ve long had a dream where we could have better coverage on our Amateur Radio repeaters.  With more than 100 users on our roster, we’ve often felt that we were unable to serve everyone with such limited coverage.  This month, we made some improvements that will hopefully make life easier for our users.  Last October, […]

Midwest City Tried to Fine an Amateur Radio Operator

Check out where the city of Midwest City tried to come down on an amateur radio operator and the ARRL stepped in on their behalf saying that only the FCC has jurisdiction over RFI matters.  This link takes you to the story on the ARRL site… http://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-argues-that-oklahoma-town-s-rfi-ordinance-is-null-and-void