Ham Radio for "Radio Scouting"

HAMventures, Inc.
501(c)3 Non-profit
 Club for Ham Radio Events and Communications
Farmers Branch, TX. 75234
The HAMventures, Inc, non-profit  501(c)3 Club is     organized solely for the purpose of promoting amateur radio, AKA ham radio. 
Our primary goal is to support Radio Scouting for the Boy Scouts, Ham Radio at Philmont Scout Ranch, Cimarron, NM by providing demonstrations, education and information for any scouting ham radio activity.
We will participate in any event which includes radio communications such as GOTA (Get on the Air), JOTA (Jamboree on the Air) utilizing all the possible radio modes, including voice, PSK, FT8, Winlink, Echolink, DStar and monitoring satellite and digital technologies. Sometimes we use the internet with PC's, smart phones and tablets with different software applications to communicate not only during these events but also when assisting other clubs, ARES, RACES, Red Cross, etc. during emergencies. All donations collected are used to purchase any ham radio related equipment, accessories, signs, banners, QSL cards, etc., and for any services necessary to promote ham radio. These donations are not collected and donated to the Boy Scouts or other organizations or donations are not used to pay any HAMVentures, Inc. officers. 

We will assist any organization or radio club to promote ham radio field day which is held the last weekend in June every year and needs our support to help with Radio Scouting.

--->  Our Frequencies and Nodes  are:
K5PSR or K5K Special Event Call on HF Voice, PSK, DStar (Ref33A and Echolink (K5PSR-R or JOTA-365).
 BASIC Schedule ---> 2019 Summer  July 22 - August 2. during the World Wide Scout Jamboree. Setup July 20 & 21 for testing. 
We will operate in sync with the World Jamboree as much as possible. Each day at approx. 3PM MT we will swing our beam and antennas towards the Dallas area or other areas to communicate with anyone world wide. Our Basic operation times are 8AM MT to 5PM MT. 

Please visit https://k2bsa.net/world-jamboree-na1wj/     for additional scouting info. and OPS Plan. See pages 69-71.

Special Thanks:

 Again, this year we wish to thank Icom America for their generous radio support and several of  the Dallas area clubs.

Please look for us on Facebook as Philmont Amateur Radio Association and  on Twitter as K5PSR_Philmont or on HF, Dstar, PSK, Echolink, Allstarlink and on the scout JOTA frequencies.

We wish to Thank You in Advance for any donations.


KB5NFT  Dale Finley President, KC5MAY Dale Hiatt VP of Ham Ventures Inc. 
2016 before Visiting Philmont , kb5nft & kc5may
On the porch of the Tooth of Time Traders 2016
Come visit the Tooth of Time Traders for Scouting Suppies and Philmont Goodies
Dale, KC5MAY operating in 2016
2016 Setup. We expect to be here again in 2017.
Bucket Truck erecting wire antennas in the trees. 2016

You scouter who really enjoyed CW. He spent lots of time listening on the Icom 7700 radio.
Staff scouter / ham who was talking to his father.
Using Winlink to send emails.

Come visit us this year in 2019 during the World Wide Jamboree at Philmont Scout Ranch. 73

Donations ()

  • Bradford Henderson 
    • $300 
    • 8 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 9 mos
  • Gary Nachman K9JN 
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
  • The Fellows 
    • $100 
    • 21 mos
  • David Goldenberg 
    • $10 
    • 31 mos
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Dale Finley 
Carrollton, TX
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