07/22/00 - 2000th visitor to the WATS webpage today!
07/21/00 - List serv added to the webpage and news moved from main page.
06/18/00 - New ham project added, Horace Bushnell's Mobile Camera Mount
06/18/00 - WATS will be working in conjunction with HOTARC for Field Day 00. It will be held at Hewitt Park, a map is at the HOTARC webpage. We plan on trying John Gafford's Skyeye once again with one ballon instead of four small ballons, plus will do 2-meter and HF SSTV.
04/21/00 - Calendar of Events updated
03/14/00 - The annual MS-Walk is scheduled for this weekend, March 18 starting at 10:00 am. This is a very casual event, where the participants mostly walk. The course starts at Indian Springs Park, makes a loop across the suspension bridge and then back across the Franklin Ave bridge and right back in front of the suspension bridge and off into Cameron Park (along University Parks Drive). They will walk down to the Redwood Shelter (just under the Herring Ave bridge) and then turn around and come back. Pretty simple, almost all in the shade, and it doesn't start until 10:00 am. Couldn't be much nicer!
Free t-shirts are supposed to be available for us at the starting line Saturday morning. You probably need to be there before 9:30 am to be guaranteed of getting a shirt and finding your place on the course.
02/20/00 - The Waco Amateur Television Society is pursuing IRS 501(c)3 tax exempt status. The cost is a non-refundable $150.
02/20/00 - Members Only section updated
01/21/00 - The annual club elections of officers was held at last nights meeting. Results are:
President - Re-elected John Chamberlain AC5CV
Secretary-Treasurer - Re-elected Horace Bushnell W5TAH
Director - Elected John Gafford N5XAK - replaced Marshall Mabry KD5IQ
12/10/99 - News Archive section added. The link is at the bottom of this page.
12/06/99 - Members Only section added
12/06/99 - This year's WATS Christmas party will be at the Kettle (across the loop from the mall) at 9:00am, Saturday, December 11, 1999. All members and their spouses are invited. The cost, a mere $3.00 per person.
11/19/99 - Repeaters & Skycam information added
11/01/99 - Woodway Duathlon information added
10/27/99 - Webpage Update
We added three more questions to the FAQ section and more links.
10/22/99 - Big webpage update
I've added the webpage's first ham project, John Gafford's SkyEye. The links, calendar of events and faq sections have also been updated.
09/21/99 - WATS is on the cover of a magazine!
That's right folks, the Waco Amateur Television Society is on the cover of ATV Quarterly. John Gafford, N5XAK, submitted an article about the WATS "SkyEye", his 20 ounce television camera and transmitter in a box. The WATS SkyEye was suspended under a kite for the last Field Day.