Panhandle Amateur Radio Club

Promoting Amateur Radio in the High Plains of Texas

About PARC


President: Kim Opitz WK5X
Vice President: Robert Bruse WR9B
Secretary: Melinda Koster KG5NWD
Treasurer: John Laur K5IT
Repeater Chairman: Dan McCabe WA8YYE
Van Chairman: Mark Koster KG5NWE

FCC License Testing

Contact John Laur K5IT for testing information.  Tests are usually offered after each monthly meeting.  Testing is offered through Laurel VEC.

The ARRL offers online study materials.  Many other websites/hams offer study guides for any license level and can be found on the internet or YouTube.  Order ARRL study guides through ARRL or Amazon.

Meeting Programs

October 6, 2018 — EWE Antenna — Ed K5KBV

3:1 directional receive-only antenna — possible front-to-back reception improvement of up to 30 dB.  If any member would like to give a presentation or if anyone has an idea or topic you would like to learn more about, contact Robert Bruse WR9B and we’ll add it to the calendar.

Meeting Location

Screen Shot 2017-07-07 at 3.47.24 PMThe Panhandle ARC meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at 1900 Line Ave, Amarillo, TX, 79102. We cordially invite you to attend our meetings!


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