TEX Amateur Radio Traffic Network

TEX, The Texas CW Net. An Independent Net not affiliated with the ARRL

Meets Nightly, 365 Days a Year at

1900 Central Time and 2200 Central Time on 3541 KHz.

*** Alternate Frequency is 3595 KHz on Contest Weekends ***

*** Secondary Frequency is 1841 KHz on Late TEX when conditions warrant ***

Site Created and Maintained by

Steve Phillips, K6JT, Manager of TEX

Plano, Texas


**** See below for links to James Wades' QNI Newsletters *** New December 2017 Issue

*** Note: Not all links have been updated since Dropbox discontinued their Public folder ***

Central Area Status White Paper (In Work) Link: Central Area Status.pdf

RRI Digital Operations White Paper Link: RRI Digital Operations.pdf

Message Origination and Delivery Guidance paper Link: Message Origination and Delivery Guidance.pdf

Cycle 2 CAN and TCC Operations Guidelines paper Link: NTS-005.pdf

RRI Operations Manual 2017 - Link: RRI Traffic Operations Manual.pdf

ICS-213 Procedures addendum to Methods and Practices Guide - Link: MPG Chapter 6 Addendum - ICS Guidance.pdf


To retrieve the most current newsletter, right-click here: Texas Net Jan-Feb 18.pdf

Note that you have to do a right click (PC) or Control-Click (Mac) on the file link to save the file to your hard disk instead of just "opening" it.

Just clicking the link will open the file in your browser if you have previously installed Adobe Reader.

Older newsletters and traffic handling tools are available as listed below.

Link to the Texas Slow CW Net Website: Texas Slow Net

Link to 7290 Picnic 2006 & Hamcom 2007 Movies: 2006 7290 Picnic and Temple TX Railroad Museum, HamCom 2007

Link to 2008 7290 Traffic Net Picnic Movie: 2008 7290 Picnic at Smithville TX

Link to 2010 7290 Traffic Net Picnic Movie: 2010 7290 Picnic at Smithville TX

** Note ** The Movies are very large (20-30 MB) and require QuickTime to be installed (broadband a must)

You may download the free QuickTime from http://www.apple.com/quicktime


NTS and CW Traffic Net Presentations by K6JT at HAMCOM 2014

NTS Presentation: NTS Presentation.pdf

CW Traffic Net Presentation: CW Traffic Net Presentation.pdf


QNI Newsletters by James Wades WB8SIW

All Issues Now on the QNI Website: QNI-Newsletter.net


Older TEX newsletters

Nov-Dec 2017: Texas Net Nov-Dec 17.pdf

Sep-Oct 2017: Texas Net Sep-Oct 17.pdf

Jul-Aug 2017: Texas Net Jul-Aug 17.pdf

May-Jun 2017: Texas Net May-Jun 17.pdf

Mar-Apr 2017: Texas Net Mar-Apr 17.pdf

Jan-Feb 2017: Texas Net Jan-Feb 17.pdf

Nov-Dec 2016: Texas Net Nov-Dec 16.pdf

Sep-Oct 2016: Texas Net Sep-Oct 16.pdf

Jul-Aug 2016: Texas Net Jul-Aug 16.pdf

May-Jun 2016: Texas Net May-Jun 16.pdf

Mar-Apr 2016: Texas Net Mar-Apr 16.pdf

Jan-Feb 2016: Texas Net Jan-Feb 16.pdf

Nov-Dec 2015: Texas Net Nov-Dec 15.pdf

Sept-Oct 2015: Texas Net Sep-Oct 15.pdf

August 2015: Texas Net Aug 15.pdf

July 2015: Texas Net Jul 15.pdf

June 2015: Texas Net Jun 15.pdf

May 2015: Texas Net May 15.pdf

April 2015: Texas Net Apr 15.pdf

March 2015: Texas Net Mar 15.pdf

February 2015: Texas Net Feb 15.pdf

January 2015: Texas Net Jan 15.pdf

December 2014: Texas Net Dec 14.pdf

November 2014: Texas Net Nov 14.pdf

October 2014: Texas Net Oct 14.pdf

September 2014: Texas Net Sep 14.pdf

August 2014: Texas Net Aug 14.pdf

July 2014: Texas Net Jul 14.pdf

June 2014: Texas Net Jun 14.pdf

May 2014: Texas Net May 14.pdf

April 2014: Texas Net Apr 14.pdf

March 2014: Texas Net Mar 14.pdf

February 2014: Texas Net Feb 14.pdf

January 2014: Texas Net Jan 14.pdf

December 2013: Texas Net Dec 13.pdf

November 2013: Texas Net Nov 13.pdf

October 2013: Texas Net Oct 13.pdf

September 2013: Texas Net Sep 13.pdf

August 2013: Texas Net Aug 13.pdf

July 2013: Texas Net Jul 13.pdf

June 2013: Texas Net Jun 13.pdf

May 2013: Texas Net May 13.pdf

April 2013: Texas Net Apr 13.pdf

March 2013: Texas Net Mar 13.pdf

February 2013: Texas Net Feb 13.pdf

January 2013: Texas Net Jan 13.pdf

December 2012: Texas Net Dec 12.pdf

November 2012: Texas Net Nov 12.pdf

October 2012: Texas Net Oct 12.pdf

September 2012: Texas Net Sep 12.pdf

August 2012: Texas Net Aug 12.pdf

July 2012: Texas Net Jul 12.pdf

June 2012: Texas Net Jun 12.pdf

May 2012: Texas Net May 12.pdf

April 2012: Texas Net Apr 12.pdf

February-March 2012: Texas Net Feb-Mar 12.pdf

January 2012: Texas Net Jan 12.pdf

December 2011: Texas Net Dec 11.pdf

November 2011: Texas Net Nov 11.pdf

October 2011: Texas Net Oct 11.pdf

September 2011: Texas Net Sep 11.pdf

August 2011: Texas Net Aug 11.pdf

July 2011: Texas Net Jul 11.pdf

June 2011: Texas Net Jun 11.pdf

May 2011: Texas Net May 11.pdf

April 2011: Texas Net Apr 11.pdf

March 2011: Texas Net Mar 11.pdf

February 2011: Texas Net Feb 11.pdf

January 2011: Texas Net Jan 11.pdf

December 2010: Texas Net Dec 10.pdf

November 2010: Texas Net Nov 10.pdf

October 2010: Texas Net Oct 10.pdf

September 2010: Texas Net Sep 10.pdf

August 2010: Texas Net Aug 10.pdf

July 2010: Texas Net Jul 10.pdf

June 2010: Texas Net Jun 10.pdf

May 2010: Texas Net May 10.pdf

April 2010: Texas Net Apr 10.pdf

March 2010: Texas Net Mar 10.pdf

February 2010: Texas Net Feb 10.pdf

January 2010: Texas Net Jan 10.pdf

December 2009: Texas Net Dec 09.pdf

November 2009: Texas Net Nov 09.pdf

October 2009: Texas Net Oct 09.pdf

September 2009: Texas Net Sep 09.pdf

August 2009: Texas Net Aug 09.pdf

July 2009: Texas Net Jul 09.pdf

June 2009: Texas Net Jun 09.pdf

May 2009: Texas Net May 09.pdf

April 2009: Texas Net Apr 09.pdf

March 2009: Texas Net Mar 09.pdf

February 2009: Texas Net Feb 09.pdf

January 2009: Texas Net Jan 09.pdf

December 2008: Texas Net Dec 08.pdf

November 2008: Texas Net Nov 08.pdf

October 2008: Texas Net Oct 08.pdf

September 2008: Texas Net Sep 08.pdf

August 2008: Texas Net Aug 08.pdf

July 2008: Texas Net July 08.pdf

June 2008: Texas Net June 08.pdf

May 2008: Texas Net May 08.pdf

April 2008: Texas Net Apr 08.pdf

Feb-March 2008: Texas Net Feb_Mar 08.pdf

January 2008: Texas Net Jan 08.pdf

December 2007: Texas Net Dec 07.pdf

November 2007: Texas Net Nov 07.pdf

October 2007: Texas Net Oct 07.pdf

September 2007: Texas Net Sep 07.pdf

August 2007: Texas Net Aug 07.pdf

July 2007: Texas Net Jul 07.pdf

June 2007: Texas Net Jun 07.pdf

May 2007: Texas Net May 07.pdf

April 2007: Texas Net Apr 07.pdf

March 2007: Texas Net Mar 07.pdf

February 2007: Texas Net Feb 07.pdf

January 2007: Texas Net Jan 07.pdf

December 2006: Texas Net Dec 06.pdf

November 2006: Texas Net Nov 06.pdf

October 2006: Texas Net Oct 06.pdf

September 2006: Texas Net Sep 06.pdf

August 2006: Texas Net Aug 06.pdf

July 2006: Texas Net Jul 06.pdf

June 2006: Texas Net Jun 06.pdf

May 2006: Texas Net May 06.pdf

April 2006: Texas Net Apr 06.pdf

March 2006: Texas Net Mar 06.pdf

February 2006: Texas Net Feb 06.pdf

January 2006:  Texas Net Jan 06.pdf

December 2005: Texas Net Dec 05.pdf

November 2005:  Texas Net Nov 05.pdf

October 2005:  Texas Net Oct 05.pdf

September 2005:  Texas Net Sep 05.pdf

August Greeting Letter:  Texas CW Net.pdf


Other Files of Interest to Traffic Handlers

TEX NCS “Cheat Sheet”:  TEX_NCS_Sheet.pdf

ARL Radiogram Abbreviations:  ARL_Radiograms.pdf

Radiogram Format “Pink” Card:  Message_Form_Card.jpg

Radiogram Forms:  Radiogram3.pdf

Q Signals “Pink” Card:  Q_Signals_Card.jpg

CW Traffic Net Operating Guide:  CW_Traffic_Net_Operating_Guide.pdf

NTS Methods and Practices Guide (ARRL):  NTS Methods and Practices.pdf

NTS Routing Guide:  MPGR04A-NTS ROUTING INFO.pdf


73.  If you have comments or suggestions, email me at steve at k6jt.com