JSCARC POTA #7 Sunday Nov 13, 2022

JSCARC W5RRR will activate our Seventh Parks On The Air (POTA) outing Nov 13, 2022. Start time: 12:00pm Location:  San Jacinto Battleship State Park Find us at the covered Pavilion @ 29°45’08.9″N 95°05’27.1”W We’ll be operating 20M SSB until approx 3:00pm  

Announcing JSCARC NEW 2023-2024 OFFICERS

The new FY2023-2024 JSCARC Officers have been formally elected: OFFICERS: President:  Terry Quick KA5TBB Vice President:  Danielle Plauche KI5LQT Treasurer:  Kenneth Goodwin K5RG APPOINTED POSITIONS: Secretary:  David Lee W5OC External Resources Officer:  Donald Beare K5UK    


The JSCARC W5RRR website is undergoing a new look.  Please check back and watch for updates in format and content. Comments and suggestions for this updated site are welcome.

ARISS Recruitment

The JSCARC ARISS team is seeking new members.  Our W5RRR station became certified as an Amateur Radio on International Space Station (ARISS) ground station shortly before the pandemic. Now we are ready to re-engage.  As a ARISS ground station, W5RRR assists schools to make telebridge contacts with the astronauts on the ISS via our tested … Read more…

HF Net at W5RRR

HF Net the next four weeks or longer starting at 6:30pm CST. Using EchoLink W5RRR or the W5RRR repeater as a starting point we are going to work HF on 20M(14mhz), 40M(7mhz), 80M(3-4mhz) depending on conditions and input. If you start on the repeater or EchoLink then we can communicate what band and frequency we … Read more…

2021 Propagation Summit

Contest University will host Propagation Summit on January 23, 2021. All times are USA EST. 11 AM – “Update on the Personal Space Weather Station Project & HamSCI activities for 2021” – Dr. Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF Noon – “Solar Cycle 25 Predictions & Progress” – Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA 1 PM – “Maximizing Performance of HF … Read more…

SKYWARN Training: January-February 2021

Training is free and open to all ages! Our new webinar format allows you to take SKYWARN courses from the comfort of your own home, wherever you are across SE Texas. Date/Time Location Point of Contact January 21st 6:30 – 8:30 PM Basic Skywarn Weather Spotter Class Virtual Class – Participate from home! Register here: … Read more…

NASA TV – January 1st week 2021

NASA TV JANUARY 2021 Jan. 1, Friday 2 p.m. – Premiere – Down To Earth: The Astronaut Perspective (All Channels) Jan. 6, Wednesday 9:45 a.m. – Release of the Northrop Grumman Cygnus CRS-14 cargo craft from the International Space Station; release scheduled at 10:10 a.m. EST (All Channels)