District Eight 

Counties 

Welcome to the District Eight Web Site

This new ARES District Eight Web Site has been set up to share news and announcements for the district  by providing a place for ECs of the district to post information, special events or meetings for their counties.  

This site also contains contact information for North Texas ARES leadership and District Eight and also ARES documents that are downloadable.  

  

Jo Ann Keith KA5AZK
DEC District 8
jkeith@etex.net 
 903-797-2353
Technical Advisor  John Keith W5BWC

75 M ARES NETS

Texas State ARES Net 

Second Monday of the month
3873 kHz  at 7:30 PM   

North Texas ARES Information Net

Second Wednesday of the month
3860 kHz  at  8:30 PM

UPSHUR COUNTY REPEATER

Upshur County now has a repeater that we have received permission to use for ARES purposes.  The frequency is 147.36 with a tone of 136.5.

We appreciate very much the use of the repeater.  

  SKYWARN TRAINING

A basic and advanced Skywarn Class, presented by Bill Parker from Shreveport, LA,  will be given on February 7 at 9 AM in the Longview Fire Department's Training Center at 307 American Legion Blvd in Longview.  

The class is sponsored by the Gregg County Emergency Communications group.

  

Contact Tom Noe W5TDN at 903-235-2542 for further information.

  

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