Tag Archive | Del City Amateur Radio Society

Happy Independence Day from W5DEL

I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy Independence Day.  Our country is diverse in many ways to a point where we sometimes don’t get along very well.  One thing that makes our country unique is the freedom that we’ve had to be able to believe the way we choose openly. […]

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 […]

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 […]