Panhandle Amateur Radio Club

Promoting Amateur Radio in the High Plains of Texas

Club QST


No testing in December due to our annual PARC Christmas Luncheon.  Testing will resume January 5, 2019.  Contact John Laur, K5IT, Testing Coordinator for possible alternate test session in December.


Veterans’ Day Special Event

November 9-12, 2018              Texas Panhandle War Memorial     

Operators requested for all 4 days

Mobile Operations Van Schedule:

Saturday, November 10th:  1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Sunday, November 11th:  9:00 am to 5:00 pm

The PARC van will be on location November 10th & 11th for operation … operation from home encouraged the 9th and 12th … Special call sign W5V … come out and honor our veterans on these special days of recognition for all who have served in our armed forces.   

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Christmas Potluck Luncheon

Join us for food, fellowship, and fun December 1, 2018.  This will be in lieu of the December regular meeting; however, Route 66 awards and “Ham of the Year” award will be presented.  Looking forward to seeing everyone there.

Bring your favorite dish along with a copy of the recipe for swapping…such fun!!

11:00 am (setup) until 2:00ish (cleanup).

Location:  Basement room of Simms Municipal Building, 808 Buchanan St.

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 … YOU!!!

Please consider sharing your story with your fellow club members!

Van Info:

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

The November test was cancelled due to high wind gust conditions … thanks to all who were standing by.