More information will be added

to this page

as it becomes confirmed.

Please watch
for more 
information to
be posted closer
to the Picnic date.
PLEASE NOTE

Dogs not allowed inside building.

RV PARKING IN TAYLOR

We have received permission to park RVs on the Lodge site, at the rear of building, as long as they are self contained for Friday & Saturday nights only.  No water, electricity or sewage hookup available.

OTHER RV SITES     

Blackland Farms RV Park

1810 CR 374 (1 Mile W of 95)
Taylor, TX 76574
Ken & Kay Menegay
512-352-6853
6 miles to picnic site, NW of Taylor (see map)

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4 Winds RV Park
Loop 79 
Taylor, TX
James 512-484-5593  
 4 miles to picnic site but right on highway
(see map)
LINK TO
TAYLOR CITY MAP
TAYLOR MOTEL  

Best Western Taylor Inn

2600 W  2nd St (HWY 79)
Taylor, TX  76574
512-352-5292
www.bestwestern.com
Motel has recovered from the flooding last year.

Very small but clean motel on the West side of Taylor

Close to picnic about 8 miles (see map)

Motel is small so will fill quickly,

get your reservations early
TAYLOR  
Pecan Manor 
Bed and Breakfast
819 Hackberry
Taylor, TX 
509-464-9377  

www.pecanmanorbb.com

HUTTO  HOTELS

Holiday  Inn Express

323 Ed Schmidt Blvd
(just off Hwy 79 behind Lowe's)
Hutto, TX 78634
512-846-1168
holidayinnexpress.com
  
Newer hotel about 10 miles from Taylor,
Has indoor pool  

  

NEW HOTEL

Hampton Inn & Suites
327 Ed Schmidt Blvd
Hutto, TX  78634
512-846-2992
hamptoninn3.hilton.com

New Hotel built in 2015 next to Holiday Inn

ROUND ROCK HOTELS
  
Wingate Hotel
1209 N I35 (at HWY 79)
Round Rock, TX  78664
512-341-7000
www.wingateroundrock.com 
  
Hotel off Hwy 79 about 16 miles from Taylor

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Comfort Suites Hotel
609 Chisholm Trail
Round Rock, TX 78681
512-244-2700
http://www.comfortsuites.com
17.9 miles from Taylor
  
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Hampton Inn
110 Dell Way
Round Rock, TX 78664
512-248-9100
hamptoninn.hilton.com
20 miles from Taylor

ELGIN HOTEL

Holiday Inn 
258 W Hwy 290E 
Elgin, TX 78621
512-285-3900
holidayinnexpress.com
  
Newer hotel about 15 miles from Taylor,   

FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER   

For those that will be in the Taylor area Friday May 26, a group of us are getting together for dinner at 6:00 PM at: 

Sirloin Stockade Buffet
3607 North Main (Hwy 95)
Taylor, TX  76574  512-352-9424http://www.stockadecompanies.com/ 

We are guaranteed a private room if we have 30 in attendance. If you would like to join us please contact KA5AZK.

  

PLEASE WAIT FOR ALL OF OUR GROUP TO ARRIVE BEFORE YOU GO TO THE PRIVATE ROOM AND BEFORE GOING THROUGH THE BUFFET SO THAT WE CAN SAY GRACE AND VISIT BRIEFLY.  WE WILL GATHER EITHER OUTSIDE OR JUST INSIDE THE DOOR  

 LUNCH AT THE LODGE

The Net will again provide sandwich fixing for lunch on Saturday. Several types of lunch meat will be available for you to build a "Dagwood" sandwich if you like, compliments of the net.

LADIES OUTING

This year Evelyn Weinzirl xyl of Chuck N5ZAS will be guiding the group of ladies to a destination to be announced later.  The group will leave the Lodge at around 10 AM.  This has been a fun outing in the past.   Aris Young has lead the group in the past, but may not be able to attend due to health concerns.

MUSIC

For those of you that play a musical instrument, please feel free to bring your instruments and join a group that get together to have fun playing music.

HOMEMADE  ICE CREAM

Tom W5UFO will be in attendance with his very unusual ice cream machine.  Tom is in great demand for his fantastic ice cream, so come and enjoy all you can eat.

GENERAL INFORMATION     

The Saturday May 27 7290 Net will be called at 10 AM

from the Lodge 

HELP NEEDED

Kitchen help

  

ITEMS TO BRING IF YOU WISH

  • Items for door prizes
  • Lawn chairs (plenty of indoor chairs)
  • Your favorite desert and don't forget our Diabetic members
STAR PARTY

Eric W9GVW, our net astronomer, will be bringing his telescopes to look at the stars after dark on Saturday night.  He welcomes anyone that has a telescope to bring theirs.  Who knows they might even see a UFO.  

  
2017
7290  TRAFFIC NET PICNIC
PROGRAM

More to be added as it is confirmed

Complete 
2017 
Picnic Program

For those of you unable to attend this year's picnic, a complete program can be viewed here.

Saturday May 27

8:00

Coffee & donuts

9:00

Registration for BBQ Jim W5IM

10:00

7290 Net Called from the Lodge
by George KF5QEZ & Alan N5MSE

10:00

  

Carpool leaves for ladies outing
Lead by Evelyn Weinzirl

12:00

Lunch at the Lodge - Build your own 
sandwich compliments of the Net

1:00

Jo Ann Keith KA5AZK
7290 Net Meeting

1:30

Rodney Baker W5DY

South Texas Traffic Manager &
Asst. Manager Texas CW Traffic Net 

  

OTHER MEETINGS TO BE ANNOUNCED

  

  

2:00

7290 Whitney Nugget Presentation

George K5BMR Chairman
and
Reading of Silent Keys &
Prayer by Larry N5QGD Net Chaplain  

  

  

3:30

Group picture taking

Norman AD5EF, Ron N5TAA & Eric W9GVW

4:00

BBQ Dinner

Grace by Larry N5QGD

4:45

Drawing for Door Prizes

5:15

Fellowship until ???

Dark 

Eric W9GVW Star Party

  

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7290 Traffic Net

Celebrating 65 Years of Continuous Operation

QST

2017 Picnic

THE 47th ANNUAL
7290 TRAFFIC NET PICNIC

May 27, 2017

At The 

SPJST Lodge Hall #48
10450 FM 619
Beyersville (Taylor), TX

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OR  147.54  Simplex 
OR 7290 Traffic Net 

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BBQ Menu

Catering again this year by 

Meyer's Elgin Smokehouse Elgin
  
4 PM Saturday, May 27
  
BBQ Brisket
Sausage
Beans
Potato Salad
Onions, pickles, peppers, bread
Iced Tea
Coffee

  

Price Per Plate: $15.50

(Includes $13.40 BBQ & $2.10 for Lodge rental per plate)

Reservations for BBQ are now  being taken  

  

Please include who reservations are for and

Send TO:

Jim Bomer W5IM

208 FM 3024
Mathis, TX  78368

  

Please make checks out to
Jim Bomer
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