Tag Archive | DCARS

Another Step Closer

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.jsIn our attempt to get the repeaters back online full time, we (W5QO) has ordered and received a new Raspberry Pi IRLP node for the 443.3 repeater.  We did not keep our old node number for this node.  You may remember our node number was 8440 but now it is 4122.  They sent us a […]

W5DEL History

Often we are asked how and when the Del City Amateur Radio Society (DCARS) came into existence. I, Paul McCord, K5GLH, tell this story because it is mine and my dad’s, Paul McCord Sr, W5QO’s story.  My dad was licensed before I was born as KN5GLH, later, K5GLH, later, NF5L, and finally W5QO.  I was […]

Facebook Page and Facebook Group

Good morning everyone! If you were not aware, we have both a Facebook Page and a Facebook Group.  There are very good reasons why we have both and I’ll do my best in this post to explain why.  In search results, when someone searches for our club, they find the “Page” first.  I am not […]

Eleven Years Old

Can you believe it? Our ham radio club/society has been in existence for eleven years.  On September 4th, 2002 our club came into existence with the arrival of IRLP node 8440. That was the first IRLP node in central Oklahoma and is still in existence today.  Now we have two repeaters, 146.7 MHz and 443.3 […]