Panhandle Amateur Radio Club

Promoting Amateur Radio in the High Plains of Texas

Club QST


Carol, WD5DCZ had surgery this past February — we send her the very best of wishes for quick and easy healing. 

Ed, K5KBV is now home after his bout of double pneumonia and is continuing to regain his strength and energy.  Thanks to all for the visits and well-wishes! 

John, K5FS is home after successful surgery this past January and is recuperating nicely.

Scott, KG5ZES has just about gotten his heart issues figured out and is feeling better.

William, KG5QNJ will continue rehab on his shoulder for another month but is also on the mend.

NWS Severe Weather EXPO 2019

If you would like to come help with and/or just hang out at the W5WX display at the NWS Severe Weather Expo March 9, 2019 from Noon to 3:00 PM  — all are invited!  SKYWARN Spotter training is scheduled for the morning:  2019 SKYWARN Spotter Training or Amarillo NWS Facebook


“Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans” Special Event

March 30-31, 2019          Texas Panhandle War Memorial     

Operators welcome on location or operate from your QTH

War Memorial Mobile Operations Van Schedule:

Saturday, March 30 – TBA

Special call sign W5V … come out and honor our Vietnam veterans on these special days of recognition hosted by the Texas Panhandle War Memorial.   

Volunteer Needed:

If you are interested in serving the club as Historian or Newsletter Editor, please contact Kim Opitz, WK5X, Club President.


Member Spotlight form now available … this month … KD Sarchet N5KS

Please consider sharing your story with your fellow club members!

Van Info:

Next PARC Van Repeater Test TBA  

Next Van Workday — Thursday, March 7, 1-3 pm, polish and shine for March 9 — email KG5NWD for more info.

Next Van Event — Severe Weather Expo, March 9, 2019, Amarillo Civic Center, noon-3:00 pm

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