Welcome To The Tri-County Amateur Radio Club Website

The Tri-County Amateur Radio Club of North Texas – WC5C (American Radio Relay League Affiliated Club) welcomes visitors, and serves the area north and west of Fort Worth, including parts of Parker County, Tarrant County and Wise County.

FCC Amateur Radio license testing will be available after the meeting – typically around 8:00pm.  Please register in advance for a test position by visiting this page. If there is a presentation, testing will follow at its conclusion.

Most of the club’s activities occur around the west side of Eagle Mountain Lake.  Cities served include Agnes, Aledo, Azle, La Junta, Sanctuary, Springtown, Reno, Lake Worth, Lakeside, Boyd, Paradise, Aurora, Rhome, Fort Worth, Sansom Park, Benbrook, White Settlement, Haslet, Saginaw, Keeter, Briar, Pelican Bay, Weatherford, and Newark.

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Parker County Hamfest – 8:00AM To Noon / 22 October 2022

Parker County Hamfest & Preparedness Expo

Indoor Table Hamfest / Free Outdoor Swap Meet

Ham license testing – must register – Click here for information at wc5c.org


Hourly Prizes – Yaesu FT-4XR Dual Band HT (You must be present to win)

Grand prize – Yaesu FT-891 HF/6M Radio

Saturday, October 22, 2022, 8am-noon
Location – Cornerstone Community Church
2233 E Hwy 199, Springtown, Texas 76082
(Jacksboro Hwy just SE of Springtown)
Talk-in 147.16+ pl tone 110.9
Backup 443.2+ pl tone 110.9
(Mask optional)

Sell your extra Ham equipment
see updated info:
w5pc.org or wc5c.org

Click here to sign-up and reserve your table.

If you have a presentation or lecture to give, please click here to volunteer.

Admission $1, free with public service uniform. Free parking.
Indoor setup Friday night, 7 – 9pm (by appointment) and Sat morning
$5 per table; Reserve your table — cqpate@gmail.com
Leftover tables sold at door until gone
You may purchase additional grand prize tickets $1. Must be present to win.

VE Testing will be available.

You must register in advance. Space is limited.

Please register here: HamStudy.org

More information listed here: Licensing Information

Map to Cornerstone Community Church in Springtown, Texas:

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Belton Ham Expo – 1 October 2022

October 1st 2022

Bell County Expo Center

Belton, Texas

50 miles north of Austin

130 miles north of San Antonio

140 miles south of Dallas / Ft. Worth

165 miles north-west of Houston

Approximately 80 percent of the population in Texas lives within 200 miles of HamEXPO!

ADMISSION FEE for the public is $5.00 per person at the door (children under 12 free). Includes one free raffle ticket (a $2.00 value).

Vendors, this your opportunity to sell product or distribute information to about 1,200 motivated buyers on a Saturday morning. All indoor spaces have free electricity. There are a limited number of spaces against the wall.

Map to Bell County Expo Center:

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