SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL HAM
COMMUNITY. YOUR DONATIONS MAKE THE FUTURE POSSIBLE.
Serving the Local Amateur Radio Community with Pride.
for providing tower space for the 146.700
,444.275 repeaters, the145.010 W5RGV-1 packet node and
wireless internet for IRLP Node 3279. KVMV
96.9 has made a major contribution to help STARS provide
effective emergency communications to the Rio Grand Valley.
The Amateur Radio community would like to say
THANK YOU to KVMV and Chief Engineer: Jessie Sepulveda for all your help
While no definite dates or locations have
been set for 2013 skywarn classes the National Weather Service of
Brownsville says that they are working on setting up
training classes for sometime in the near future. These classes are
aimed at individuals that are at least 18 years of age due
to the technical aspects of the training material that will
be presented. If you would like to pre-register for skywarn
classes send an email to Pat Patterson
Please include your name, address, phone number where you
can be reached and your call sign. This information will be
forwarded to the NWS of Brownsville.
Welcome to W5RGV
Official Website for the South Texas
Amateur Repeater Society.
For over twenty five years, STARS has
provided quality amateur radio communications in the Lower
Rio Grande Valley. The W5RGV website is for the ham radio
community and by the ham radio community. With the help of
many different hams W5RGV will continue to keep the amateur
radio community updated. STARS continually strives to
promote amateur radio in the local community and improve the
amateur communication systems in the Rio Grand Valley. STARS
hopes this site is beneficial to you and looks forward to
any comments or contributions you may have to help make this
site the most informative site to others in our community. Group
sections are available to the different ham groups here in
the valley. Just send an email to
and I will be happy to setup a directory where you can set
up a web page your your group.
So sit back and enjoy the new W5RGV
Comments, ideas, suggestions, or literary contributions can be sent to