Amateur Radio is a fantastic hobby that has been enjoyed by people since the beginning of radio itself. Many generations have had the pleasures of communications with others, building their own equipment, leading the way with the newest technology and keeping old technology from falling into obscurity.
Becoming a “Ham” operator has never been easier. Testing for your license is more available than ever before and help with learning what you need to know is just a mouse click away.
The Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) can provide you with the latest learning materials available from there web site. In addition to these online sources, there are many members of the Eastside Amateur Radio Service willing to help get others set up in Ham Radio
Click the Contact us link today to get further information or if you have questions about the exciting world of amateur radio.
General Questions Asked:
What is VE Testing?
VE, or Volunteer Examiner Testing, is the procedure by which new amateur radio operators become licensed. A simple test is involved for the Technician level amateur radio license, with two additional levels: General, and Extra.
Please join us for the weekly Monday night net in the Texas Patriots room on Wires X.. You can join through the 444.975 repeater with a C4FM capable radio or Wires X node set to 60755. If you are traveling there are a number of Fusion repeaters in Texas that are set to the Texas Patriots room. You can also use the YSF bridge with your pi-star MMDVM hot spot on either the US Baytown reflector 54799 or US Texas Patriots reflector 87846. W5WES will be net control. Hope to see you there!