Category: Press Release

Digital Mobile Radio references

After a productive club meeting on Saturday, we learned a lot from Andrew Byorth, KG5JDJ, about digital radio “hot spots.”  These small Linux computers (Raspberry Pi) and their radio HATs can act as your gateway to Internet-routed amateur radio such as Digital Mobile Radio (DMR or MotoTrbo), Yaesu Fusion, D-Star and NXDN.  For more information about …

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Reminder of meeting/test session location change for this Sat

This Saturday’s monthly meeting and test session will be at the CS Fire Station 6. This is the one located at 610 University Dr East at Tarrow St, next to Golden Corral. Test session starts at 8am and meeting at 9:30.  We will also have a presentation on dmr/dv hotspots by Andrew KG5JDJ. Club fees …

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Annual BBQ Lunch & Membership Renewals Due

We are having our annual BBQ club meeting at C&J BBQ in Bryan on Saturday January 19th 2019 beginning at 11am. Lunch begins at 11 and meeting to follow about 11:45-12  See “next meeting” info to right for location.  We will be meeting the large party room and  will be welcoming the new officers and …

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Electronic parts sources

During our most recent meeting, a question arose:  where can I buy the resistors and capacitors that I need for what I am building?  Well, with no local electronics stores anymore, that’s a challenge.  Here are a number of options you might consider: Online/telephone/mail order: Digikey  Huge selection, reliable, long business history. Radio Shack  They …

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New DMR information

Note the following, for your DMR codeplugs and hotspots: N1WP repeater talk groups Talk Group Name cbridge Link IC Time Slot Talk Group # BM-TX_3-1 3 1 9000 Bridge-3-1 3 1 3100 Comm1-3-1 3 1 3777215 DMR-NA-3-1 3 1 3 DMR-WW-3-1 3 1 1 TAC310-3-1 3 1 310 TAC312-3-1 3 1 312 BM-TX_Nex_4-2 4 2 …

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Breakfast Social Gathering – IHOP Bryan

W5BCS will be having a breakfast social gathering at the Bryan IHOP on Saturday November 10th. Show-up time is 7:30am-8:00am. All is invited to come. So stop on by and say hi and socialize while dining on some pancakes and such. See calendar to right and click on the Nov 10 for map location.

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September Meeting

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] We had a great turnout for our meeting on Saturday.  It was another opportunity to consult on technical problems, talk about your hobby and take a look at some show-and-tell items that folks brought in.  After our business meeting, Kerry Miller, AD5ABC, provided our presentation.  Kerry has quite a bit …

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Radio In The Park – Tanglewood Park

The club will be having its Fall time Radio In The Park event Oct the 13th (Sat). Start time is at approx 10:00am and event runs until approx 2pm or when everyone is ready to pack it in. Bring your portable radio gear & antennas and come out and operate and have some fun doing …

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RSVP for BARC events

Let us know if you can make one or both of these upcoming events by answering a few questions here: Build a dual-band portable antenna: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8Z3ZL7Y Texas QSO Party: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/855V9KC Don’t be left out!

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August meeting and presentation.

Congratulations to three newly-minted hams who passed their tests last Saturday.  A big thank you to the VE team for providing this important and convenient service to the local amateur radio community. Bryan Texas Utilities Electrical Distribution engineers joined us during our usual meeting time to educate us about radio interference from electrical sources.  BTU …

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