New Features

  • The "New Features" section describes the latest additions or changes to the Web Site.

  • 11/29/2020 Added "ARRL article" Baluns " to the Projects Page.

  • 11/29/2020 Added "ARRL article link" A Tutorial on the Decibel " to the Projects Page.

  • 11/28/2020 Added "ARRL article link" What is a Grid Square " to the Projects Page.

  • 11/11/2020 Added "ARRL article link" My First Mobile Installation " to the Projects Page.

  • 11/03/2020 Added "ARRL Amateur Radio Band Chart" to the Operating Aids on the Projects Page.

  • 10/26/2020 Revised VARC Members list to 2020/10/30

  • 10/23/2020 Updated VARC Members to 2020/10/20

  • 10/20/2020 Added new ""Weather/Storm Updates" page with button on Home page.

  • 10/18/2020 Added "Boot Camp" and November General Meeting and Exam notice to "Home" page

  • 10/10/2020 Added a link to "Exploring Amateur Radio and Wireless Technology in the Classroom"

  • 10/10/2020 Added Extended ITU-NATO Phonetics list to the " Projects " page

  • 10/05/2020 Added "How to order Texas Ham Radio license plates" Link to Links Page.

  • 10/01/2020 Added "ARRL Volunteer Examiners (VE) Information" Link to Links Page.

  • 09/23/2020 Added  "Houston/Galveston TX" and "NWS Mosaic South Plains" Weather Radars to the Links list.

  • 09/20/2020 Updated and added Weather Alert for hurricane "Beta" to Bulletin Board

  • 09/20/2020 Added new links to National Hurricane Center and Tropical Tidbits (current forecast models) to Links.

  • 09/08/2020 Added a link to Raspberry Pi for HAM Radio to the "Projects" page of the "Main Menu".

  • 09/06/2020 Added additional training information to BSA and VARC "Training Programs".

  • 09/02/2020 Added a Link to Near-Real-Time MUF Map (updated every 5 minutes) on "Projects" page.

  • 09/01/2020 Added Solar Cycle Prediction chart from the Space Weather Prediction Center to the "Projects" page.

  • 09/01/2020 Added a "VISITOR" counter to the Home page below the W5DSC club logo.

  • 08/31/2020 Added Wiki and ARRL what is Ham Radio buttons to the "About" page.

  • 08/27/2020  There is a sample of a calendar under the "Meetings/Contact" Main Menu tab.

  • 08/24/2020  There is a new section dedicated to Training.  You can access it by clicking on the "Training Programs" button located in the lower left area of the "Projects" page of the main menu. There are two information boxes, the left one is described as "BSA Technician Training Program" that contains buttons for a "Technician Training Manual",  "BSA Radio MB (Merit Badge) Module 1, BSA Radio MB Module 2 and BSA Radio MB Module 3". The box on the right is described as "VARC Technician Training Program" that is being developed and currently contains only a link to the same free use "Technician Training Manual" that is in the other box.

  • 08/24/2020  A new "CrossRoads Area VHF-FM Repeater List" has been added to the "Repeaters" page locaated under the "More" page of the "Main Menu".

  • 08/24/2020  A Solar Propagation "SpaceWeather" Link has been added to the lower left area of the "Links" page under the "More" tab of the main menu.

  • 08/24/2020  A "Solar Propagation Numbers - Description What they mean"  ARRL article has been added to the "Useful Information / Operating Aids" section of the "Projects" page.

  • 08/24/2020  Additional items have been added to the "Operating Aids" box under the "Useful Information" box of the "Projects" page of the "Main Menu".

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