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Texas A&M Amateur Radio Club

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
W5AC
Purpose:
To encourage and support amateur radio communication in the local area and around the world. We offer a unique opportunity to practice the radio art from the design of equipment to systems users. We hold weekly nets, participate in worldwide contests and other Amateur Radio related events. The club is positioned to provide emergency communications when required.
Year Founded:
1912
Membership Dues:
$25 per year
Admits Members:
Always Welcome
Meeting Locations:
Building 8900 (on AggieMap)

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
W5AC Texas A&M University Amateur Radio Club
Public Contact E-mail Address:
clubofficers@w5ac.tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
979-324-1211

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://w5ac.tamu.edu
Organization E-mail Address:
clubofficers@w5ac.tamu.edu

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
General (No College)
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
31-50
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts faculty/staff as members
  • Our organization accepts community members as members
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per semester
Fundraising Events:
Once per year
Speakers/Lectures:
Three or more times per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Three or more times per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Three or more times per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Once per year
New Member Orientation/Training:
Three or more times per semester
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Once per year
Domestic US Travel:
Never
International Travel:
Never