USS Lexington

South Texas Amateur Radio Club is proud to operate the Radio Room located onboard the USS Lexington under callsign W5LEX. We may be worked on HF, VHF, UHF using all modes. QSL cards are welcome and will be returned if you include a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope. Please contact STARC if you would like to schedule a visit to the radio room. Don’t pass up your chance to work DX from the historical USS Lexington Museum Ship!

The W5LEX UHF repeater located onboard the USS Lexington is an open repeater and is equipped with:
IRLP (4216)
EchoLink (907637 W5LEX-R)

444.850 mhz +103.5W5LEXCorpus Christi

click here for instructions on using the IRLP/Echolink node


USS Lexington Radio Room Donation – $5.00

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