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    BARC Constitution

    Last amended: Fall 2013 Download PDF Constitutionof the Bryan AmateurRadio Club Preamble We, the undersigned, wishing to secure for ourselves the pleasures and benefits of an association of persons commonly interested in Amateur Radio, constitute ourselves the BRYAN AMATEUR RADIO CLUB of Bryan/College Station, Texas and enact this Constitution as our governing law. It shall …


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    Clubs and Nets of Central Texas

      Club Name Contact Location Meeting Net Date & Time Frequency Tone Bryan ARC W5BCS 2881 F&B Road, College Station 3rd Saturday 9:30am Tuesday 20:00 146.680 88.5 ARES Brazos County N5SBN Red Cross on Boonville Rd, College Station 2nd Monday 18:30 1st Tuesday 20:30 443.450 127.3 Texas A&M University ARC W5AC Floriculture Rd, College Station …

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    License Exams

    W5BCS periodically holds Volunteer Examiner Testing Sessions where members and non-members are able to either get their initial Technician’s license or to upgrade their license to General and/or Extra. The ARRL mandated fee for 2020 continues to be $15, cash only correct change is appreciated. No reservation is required. Our next VE Session will be: …



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    Elected Positions: President: Phil Gates – N5ZKF Vice-President: Rick Pfeil – KI5DUJ Secretary: Matthew Barry – KG5LYE Treasurer: Lorna Flansburg – KI5FIZ Appointed Positions: Webmaster:  Gerald Golub W5VUI    

    Nets and Skeds

    Nets Weekly 2 m Net. Every Tuesday at 8:00 PM local on the W5BCS 146.680 MHz repeater. Next Upcoming Meeting: Informal DMR. Weekly after the 2 m Net on the local talk group 2 m FM. Nightly on 146.490 MHz simplex 10 m SSB. 28.450 MHz 6 m SSB. 50.130 MHz


    Callsign Frequency PL Tone Offset Location Notes W5BCS 146.680 88.5 -600KHz Skyline Communications’ Tower No tone on repeater output.  Open repeater. Fusion auto-auto (no wires-x). Bryan ARC club repeater. W5AC 146.820 88.5 -600KHz On the O&M Building at the TAMU main campus (170ft AGL) Open repeater. Texas A&M club repeater W5AC 443.050 88.5 +5MHz TAMU …

    Join BARC

    We would love for you to join our club! Click the link below to download our membership form. Membership runs same as the calendar year. However you may join at anytime. CLUB APPLICATION Fill out the application and mail it to: Bryan Amateur Radio Club ATTN: Treasurer P.O. Box 4442 Bryan Texas, 77805-4442

    Mailing List

    We now have our own mailing list. We are running the MailMan listserv system, which is completely open source and freely available. Below are frequent tasks that can be preformed by sending email to specific email addresses on our “ListServ” system. w5bcs-join@bryanarc.org or w5bcs-subscribe@bryanarc.orgSending to this address allows someone to subscribe to your list. The e-mail …

    Meeting Info

    The Bryan Amateur Radio Club (W5BCS) meets monthly. Currently our meetings are on the third Saturday of every month. Please see the events page for further details. Next Upcoming Meeting:


    We will be putting multiple documents and study materials here.

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    Bryan Amateur Radio Club Inaugural Armed Forces Day Appreciation at Camp Hearne

    Bryan Amateur Radio Club is pleased to present their inaugural Armed Forces Day appreciation from Camp Hearne.  Camp Hearne is a Museum located on the historic World War II POW camp, located just north of Hearne, Texas on F.M. 485. Camp Hearne was former POW camp that housed 4800 prisoners of war during the World …

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