Panhandle Amateur Radio Club

Promoting Amateur Radio in the High Plains of Texas

Club QST

Panhandle Regional Preparedness Conference

All Hazards – All Disciplines

Date: Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Time:  9:00 – 5:00 PM

Location: Amarillo Civic Center

Open to responders, community leaders, disaster volunteers, health and medical personnel.  Conference registration fee is $20 and includes lunch.  Volunteers are ALWAYS FREE due to the generous donations of our sponsors.  Go to for more information on event speakers, etc.

You will need to register individually.  We are considered volunteers so there will be no fee.  Hope to make arrangements for our Mobile Communications Van to be on display.

Register now for the 2018 Conference by clicking this link:


Amarillo Civic Center

Saturday, September 29th from 10 am to 2 pm


  • FREE Event! Amarillo Area Office of Emergency Management invites everyone to our annual Prep Expo event!!
    Giveaways, prizes, and tips on how to be prepared including Sheltering-in-Place, Creating a Go-Kit, Preparing Your Home!
    We will have a HUGE kids section with fun activities, coloring, and more!!
    Come see Police, Fire, EMS Vehicles, face painting, Children’s IDs made for FREE, donate blood, and see Sparky!
    Kids receive an Amarillo Area OEM Junior Member Ballcap FREE!! Quantities are limited!

Volunteer Needed:

If you are interested in serving the club as Historian or Newsletter Editor, please contact Kim Opitz, K5OPI, Club President.


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Van Info:

Next PARC Van Repeater Test —October 6, Time and Location TBA — 444.550 +5.0 MHz — 88.5 Tone