New PermNet Site!

Patricia, TX is now online and linked to the rest of the PermNet system. The frequency is 443.250, positive offset, and requires a 162.2 tone. The below coverage map shows what the footprint will be. For a list of all the PermNet sites go to the Area Repeaters on the menu.

Remote Station Ready to Go!

The Midland Amateur Radio Club’s remote station is set up and available for use via  Look for W5QGG.

The rig is an Elecraft K3 with a KPA500 amplifier.  Current and planned antennas include a 160m off center fed dipole, a 40 meter dipole at approximately 80’, and a hex beam at approximately 40’.

Transmit privileges will be granted for one year to those who make a $100 donation. Club members may make an $80 donation for one year of transmit privileges. The donation may be refunded within 30 days if requested, resulting in loss of transmit privileges.

For questions email:

For more information and to make your donation for remote station access please visit the Remote Station page or click the picture of the K3 on the upper left of the website.

Icom IC-705 Raffle Winner!

Congratulations to Larry Keene, W5LWK, from Midland for winning the MARC Icom IC-705 raffle! The drawing was held on June 12 at the tailgate swapmeet. You can view the raffle drawing below on YouTube.