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Yard Sale

The Estate of K5WXR, Lee Norup, is up for sale at his home, in the back yard. Amateur radio operators will be allowed early access. No indoor sales as the home is occupied by his surviving spouse.

Some of the items included in the yard sale are:

• Radio Gear

• Electronics and parts

• Hand Tools

• Construction items

• Household items.

All proceeds of this yard sale will go to Lee Norup’s wife. All sales are final, as-is, no returns allowed. Cash Preferred. No Checks.

Date: Apr 02 & 03: 9AM to 4PM(Sat); 9AM to close (Sun)

Address: 104 Elmwood Dr Highland Village TX 75077

Contesting and DX

RSGB FT4 International Activity Day: 0800Z-2000Z, Apr 2 https://www.rsgbcc.org/hf/rules/2022/rallband_ft4.shtml

PODXS 070 Club PSK 31 Flavors Contest: 1000Z, Apr 2 to 0400Z, Apr 3


EA RTTY Contest: 1200Z, Apr 2 to 1200Z, Apr 3


Louisiana QSO Party: 1400Z, Apr 2 to 0200Z, Apr 3


Mississippi QSO Party: 1400Z, Apr 2 to 0200Z, Apr 3


Missouri QSO Party: 1400Z, Apr 2 to 0400Z, Apr 3 and 1400Z-2000Z, Apr 3



Texas State Parks On The Air

This is our yearly get together for LAARK to activate Texas Parks. LAARK will deploy to sections 51-53 of the Isle of Du Bois area within the Lake Ray Roberts park. We will be at ~33°22'35.3"N 97°01'34.3"W starting at ~1500 on the 8th and tearing down Sunday by mid-day. We need to know who is coming to plan for meals, but please bring your own beverages and snacks. As always we encourage anyone to join us and invite others from any club to operate and enjoy the weekend with LAARK. Please go to the spreadsheet and fill out your information for TSPOTA.

Mentor Fest

Register to Win a Free Dual Band HT at Mentor Fest 2022

*** ARRL NTX Mentor Fest is FREE ***

ARRL NTX Mentor Fest 2022

April 2nd, 2022

Will be held at the DCARA EOC/Club House Located at:

Denton County Emergency Operations Center

9060 Teasley Lane

Denton, Texas 76210

Mentor Fest is April 2,2022 from 10 Am to 4 PM

We have Two Rooms for Speakers. Our first Four Speakers signed up are:





Grounding and Bonding Inside the Ham Shack

Ken Rainey AE5EZ


Grounding and Bonding Outside the Ham Shack & Antenna Farm

Ken Mitchell KD2KW


Building your First Amateur Radio Station

Tim Guy Staley K5TGS


Getting the Most out of your HF Radio

Steven Lott Smith KG5VK

We have Eight Speaker Slots left, if you have a Topic you would like to speak on please let me know soon. KG5VK@ARRL.ORG.

You may also signup and/or look at the current lineup online at https://arrlntx.org/WP/learning-center/mentorfest-3/

The rules for eligibility of the door prize are

Registration is limited to the first 300 entries

Register by March 28, 2022

Must be present to win,

Only One Registration per person *

Register with an email to KG5VK@ARRL.ORG

You Must use the following Subject line in your registration email

Registration Mentor Fest 2022

The Prize is a Brand New Yaesu FT-70DR Dual Band HT

There is No Substitution or Cash Value for this door prize.

* If you forgot if you registered or not, contact me and ask, Steve KG5VK

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