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Central Oklahoma

Chapter 63

 

CURRENT OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS:

HAM HOLIDAY 2017, Oklahoma City Hamfest, July 21st - 22nd

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

QCWA CHAPTER 63 LUNCHEON MEETING:

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.

CHAPTER 63 2016 ANNUAL MEETING PICTURES:

    
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.

JOIN QCWA CHAPTER 63:

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?
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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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

NETS:

QCWA W5AS Chapter 63 Memorial Net:

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

K5DLE Memorial "Elmering" Net:

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

W5HXL Memorial Net:

ATTENTION!!!

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

COFFEES:

Saturday Morning Coffee:

Denny's Restaurant, 8:00 a.m., East of I-35 and SE 29th St., OKC

Weekday Morning Coffee:

McDonald's, 8:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, NW 39th St. and MacArthur Ave.,
Warr Acres

QRP Breakfast/Coffee:

The QRP Breakfast/Coffee, 4th Saturday of month, has been discontinued.

The OKC Lunch Bunch

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.)

Oklahoma Central VHF Club

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!!

QCWA CHAPTER 63 CONSTITUTION & BY-LAWS:

Link to PDF Version of Constitution

PICTURES:

Ham Holiday 13 Ham Holiday 14 Ham Holiday 15
Ham Holiday 16 Ham Holiday 17 Ham Holiday 18
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Officers for 2016

Right 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.

skip merit award 2015
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.
k5uo smeritorious award
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
 
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Website updated July 3, 2017

MEMORIALS:

Link to Gene Nailon, K5DLE, Silent Key Memorial