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The Big Bend Amateur Radio Club is based in Alpine, Texas and covers the entire Big Bend area of west Texas. The club is open to anyone interested in amateur radio activities.  Join us at our monthly meeting or on the air via one of our weekly nets.

December Newsletter

Find it here… Thanks to KE5OG!

Upcoming event…

A gathering for friends of Silent Key, Barb Stone, KM5VM will convene at the
Alpine Community Center, 402 E Gallego Ave in Alpine
on Sunday, 12/17 from 4 until 6pm.

LOTS OF NEW ITEMS!!!

Classified Ads Now Online!
If you need to buy or sell amateur radio related equipment, you’re in luck- View listings here
Contact N5NYM or KE5OG to place your ad!
Lots of new listings NOW!!!

More news from KX5SP in Puerto Rico

BBARC member Steve Posner is working in Puerto Rico on the Tactical Radio Communications Task Force.  Here’s his latest from the field:

So… still working Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. I would like to report serious progress in getting the island’s communications back up but I’d be lying. If I were wearing my other hat, the medical system has recovered nicely with 68 of the 69 hospitals on the island practically fully functioning if they can just keep the lights on. The emergency generators that run one medium size hospital are drinking 10,000 gallons of diesel every 50 hours. The tanks aren’t that big so keeping them fueled is a massive logistical problem.
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Meeting Minutes Now online…

Approved Minutes from our monthly meetings are now available here online.  You may find them here or by selecting:
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