We serve the Richardson TX community by providing self-supporting special event and emergency communication networks. The RWK also promotes amateur radio to the public in Richardson and the surrounding area as a useful, life-long hobby.
Our club is comprised of over 340 individual amateur radio operators (hams) in Richardson, the surrounding communities, around the state and even out of state, with a wide range of interests and skills. We strive to increase the number and quality of fellowship and amateur radio learning opportunities. Our membership includes hams ranging from teenagers to radio pioneers in their 80s and beyond! The Richardson Wireless Klub has been an ARRL affiliated club since 1952.
The RWK provides many opportunities to assist members to maximize their knowledge and enjoyment of amateur radio through fun, fellowship and unique learning experiences. The Richardson Wireless Klub is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Please note: all in-person club gatherings have been moved to online events for the time being. Please see the calendar for updates as they become available. We hope to see you when things even out.
- General Meeting – April 2021 – RWK Foxhunt Basics
General Meeting – April 2021 – RWK Foxhunt Basics
This month our main presentation is all about foxhunts. The RWK has now been doing weekly (with a few exceptions) foxhunts for almost two years, and it’s time for a refresher course. Andrew KE5GDB is going to explain how to hunt, the tools that you need, and techniques that you can use to find the fox. We’ll show you the two resident RWK foxes, how they work, and things to listen for. If you haven’t yet hunted our foxes and didn’t know where to start, you should hopefully be prepared and all you will need is some practice to become an expert. It’s great weather for a hunt so lets get lots of new calls in the log!
- General Meeting – March 2021 – AmateurLogic.TV and HamCollege.TV
General Meeting – March 2021 – AmateurLogic.TV and HamCollege.TV
Our guest speaker will be Tommy Martin N5ZNO. Tommy is a co-host of the long running AmateurLogic.tv and HamCollege.tv video blogs. During one of his work related visits to the Dallas area, Tommy visited RWK when we were having in-person meetings at the church. We’ll get a view of the latest amateur radio through the eyes of a podcaster.
AmateurLogic.TV is the first and longest running Internet television program dedicated to Amateur Radio and Technology. AmateurLogic episodes are shot around the 15th of each month. Ham College episodes are shot around the end of each month. Announcements of the times and dates are posted to their social media communities.
Check out the Presentation Archives. There are tons of presentations from Klub meetings over the years. Scan through them and you will be sure to find something interesting.
- Chawed Rag – November 2020
Chawed Rag – November 2020
The November issue of The Chawed Rag is available, featuring articles on:
– Wi-Fi or the Wild West – A Brief History of Technology and Computers
– “From the desk of Dick Morgan, K6RAH”
– Leadership Corner by Treasurer Danny Siminiuk reflecting on his tunure as Treasurer of the RWK.
– Technical Article – 12 Resistor Cube Problem
The full issue is available here
The latest Chawed Rag can always be found here.
RWK Repeater Information
We operate 6 VHF/UHF repeaters in the North Texas Area.
|147.12 (+0.6MHz, 110.9) FM Analog|
Echo Test/Signal Report, Allstar Link, Google Asst.
145.43 (-0.6MHz, 110.9) FM Analog
K5UTD (Operated for UTD Amateur Radio Club)
|440.375 (+5MHz) FM Digital|
443.375 (+5MHz, 110.9) FM Analog
444.725 (+5MHz, 110.9 Analog)
Analog/Digital C4FM WIRES-X
|927.025 (-25MHz, DPL532) NFM Analog|
Allstar Link to STX/West Coast 927 Hub
Upcoming RWK Events
- Weekend Foxhunt on April 17, 2021 9:00 am
- Ham License Testing – Remote on April 20, 2021 6:00 pm
- RWK Tuesday Night on April 20, 2021 8:00 pm
- Online Ham Lunch on April 21, 2021 12:00 pm
- K5RWK Wellness Net on April 21, 2021 6:00 pm
- ARRL NTX MentorFest 2021 on April 24, 2021 8:30 am
- Weekend Foxhunt on April 24, 2021 9:00 am
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Current Propagation and Solar Conditions
- CWops Mini-CWT Test
0300Z-0400Z, Apr 15
- RTTYOPS Weeksprint
1700Z-1900Z, Apr 15
- NCCC RTTY Sprint
0145Z-0215Z, Apr 16
- NCCC Sprint
0230Z-0300Z, Apr 16
- K1USN Slow Speed Test
2000Z-2100Z, Apr 16
Note: HamNation has moved to HRCC on YouTube. Ep 484 is the last on TWiT.
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