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There is a new location for Ham Holiday for 2017. Come join us at the spacious Tower Hotel in Oklahoma City. Lots of free parking. Easy access, high rise conference hotel. 3233 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 73112 Located northeast of the I44 & the Lake Hefner Parkway intersection, just north of the Baptist/Integris Hospital
Ham Holiday Hours of Operation
Friday 3:00 p.m. - Open Friday 7:00 p.m. - Close Friday Banquet - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. Open Saturday VE Testing 1:00 p.m. Saturday 3:00 p.m. - Close
Click here to go to Ham Holiday website for more details
The Oklahoma Central Chapter #63 minutes, January 21, 2017 meeting was called to order by President Jerry Sams, N5KNU, at 11:30 a.m. Saturday st the Golden Corral, 5702 NW Expressway, OKC, with forteen people present for the meeting.
The Pledge of Allegiance led by Vice President J. C. Nocker, K5JCN, and invocation given by Director Ron Clinton, WD5HUT, Minutes for July 18, 2016 minutes read and approved by board. Also, financial statement July thru December approved as read.
Drawing for grand prize was won by WD5HUT Ron Clinton, an Acutrite 5 in 1 Colored Weather Station valued at $129.89 said his old one was broken and happy to have won.
Next were 3 ladies and 3 men prizes valued at $155.51 total. First ladies prize won by Sharon Clinton, said she sure needed it. Second ladies prize was won by Judy McGilvary K5JKM. Third ladies prize won by Bonnie Kick K5BKK. All ladies prizes had bag candy and clutches or billfold. First men's prize won by Sam Sitton W5CU, bag of gummy bears and wallet. Second men's prize won by Mark McGilvsry K5MRK, bag of gummy bears and wallet. Last men's prize won by Wes Kick K5WES, bag of gummy bears and wallet.
Meeting adjourned at 1:45 p.m.; next meeting Ham Holiday 2017 Location: TBA. Minutes written by Sec/Treas Howard Wize WD5IDB. Approved by President Jerry Sams N5KNU.
Please scroll down to near bottom of page for a picture of officers for 2016 and pictures of some attendees at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, January 23, 2016, at the Iron Skillet.
Were you first licensed 25 or more years ago? If so, we would like to invite you to join the QCWA and Central Oklahoma Chapter 63. Link to Word Version of Application Form Link to PDF Version of Application Form
If we really worked at it do you think we could get a new ribbon similar to the ones below that Gene Nailon earned for us?
Chapter 63 dues for each year are due during January for all yearly pay members. These are separate from National QCWA dues. THE QCWA NATIONAL RULES DEEM THAT YOU CANNOT BE A MEMBER OF CHAPTER 63 UNLESS YOU BELONG TO NATIONAL FIRST. NATIONAL DUES MUST BE PAID DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL QCWA, NOT TO OUR CHAPTER. Go to www.qcwa.org then click button Join/Renew and follow the instructions to join or renew and to pay the required dues. PLEASE SEND EITHER $5 FOR YOUR YEARLY CHAPTER 63 DUES, MULTIPLES OF $5 FOR MULTIPLE YEARS, OR $100 FOR A LIFETIME CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP TO OUR SECRETARY/TREASURER: Howard O. Wise, Jr., WD5IDB
FREQ: 3.845 MHz +/- 2 KHz (LSB) Freq. chosen by Net Control Every Sunday, 7:30 a.m. (Early Bird--5:45 a.m. or earlier)
The trustee is Howard, WD5IDB. The Net Manager is Howard, WD5IDB. Link to W5AS Monthly Report
ATTENTION!!! Note new repeater frequency.
FREQ: 146.790 MHz, 100 Hz tone. (- offset) Every Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. The trustee is Skip, N5CFM. The Net Manager is Mike, W5KSU. Link to K5DLE Monthly Report
Howard, WD5IDB, has volunteered to become Net Manager for the W5HXL Memorial Net starting at 7:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, October 1, 2015, and every Thursday thereafter. FREQ: 146.790 MHz, 100 Hz tone. (- offset) Every Thursday, 7:00 p.m. The trustee is Lyeal, W5SJC. The Net Manager is Howard, WD5IDB. Link to W5HXL Monthly Report
Denny's Restaurant, 8:00 a.m., East of I-35 and SE 29th St., OKC
McDonald's, 8:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, NW 39th St. and MacArthur Ave., Warr Acres
The QRP Breakfast/Coffee, 4th Saturday of month, has been discontinued.
The OKC Lunch Bunch (OKOL) is a group of friends interested in all aspects of amateur radio. We gather the 4th Friday of every month to share information, swap stories, ask questions, and generally enjoy good food while talking about our favorite activity - being a HAM.
We meet at Ingrid's Kitchen, 12:00 noon, 4th Friday of month, 3701 N. Youngs, OKC (NW corner of NW 36th St. and Youngs.)
Meetings Second Wednesday of each month at GOLDEN CORRAL (5702 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK) Lunch: 11:00 a.m. Meeting starts approx. 11:45 a.m. Bring a friend and enjoy the food and fellowship!!
Link to PDF Version of Constitution
Officers for 2016Right to Left: President Jerry Sams N5KNU; Vice President Don Kelly K5UOS, (SK 3-21-2016); Sec/Treasurer Howard Wise WD5IDB; Director Ron Clinton WD5HUT; Director Oscar Staudt WB5GCX; Webmaster Lyeal Amos W5SJC; Not present: Director Bill Hoag K5URM; Director Scott Foster K5PBJ.
Pictured above is our Past President Dr. G.H. (Skip) Amis Jr., N5CFM, receiving Meritorious Service Award 2015, for his leadership and faithful service in various offices, in Central Oklahoma Chapter 63 for the past 10 years, thanks and GOD BLESS for your service.
Vice President Don Kelly, K5UOS (SK 3-21-2016) (right) receiving Meritorious Service Award, 2016,from Central Oklahoma Chapter 63 President Jerry Sams, N5KNU on February 21, 2016
Website updated July 3, 2017
Link to Gene Nailon, K5DLE, Silent Key Memorial