PAARC is an ARRL affiliated, amateur radio club that sponsors many types of activities. PAARC operates 4 FM repeaters including C4FM analog and digital, APRS Digi, and a IRLP Node. Anyone is welcome, and encouraged to attend our meetings as you do not need to be a radio amateur to participate.
All are welcome to join in on the new PAARC digital net for Yaesu System Fusion operators on Sundays at 8:00 pm local time on 443.550. Net Control is RC, KC3HRV. This net follows the 70 cm Club Net at 7:30 pm on 443.550 with Ed, K3BVQ. See these and the other PAARC nets listed on our Google Calendar.
From ARRL News: Just 10 days after being introduced, the 2017 Amateur Radio Parity Act legislation, H.R. 555, passed the U.S. House of Representatives this week on unanimous consent under a suspension of House rules. The bill’s language is identical to that of the 2015 measure, H.R. 1301, which won House approval late last summer after attracting 126 co-sponsors, but failed to clear the U.S. Senate last fall as the 114th Congress wound down. The new bill, again sponsored by Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), was introduced on January 13 with initial co-sponsorship by Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Rep. Greg Walden, W7EQI (R-OR). Read more: http://www.arrl.org/news/amateur-radio-parity-act-speeds-to-u-s-house-passage-heads-to-u-s-senate
VE Test Session – 5:00 pm: Go for your Amateur Radio license or try for an upgrade. Pre-register by sending a request to VETesting@PAARC.NET. Test sessions are administered by examiners accredited by the ARRL. See what to bring to exam session here: www.arrl.org/what-to-bring-to-an-exam-session.
Club Meeting – 7:00 pm. Presentation: CrankIR Portable Antenna by SteppIR with Jerry, K3BZ.
Members, friends, and prospective hams are invited to join us at St. James Lutheran Church, Kugler Rd. and Swamp Pike in Limerick.
Happy New Year! Please join us at our First Friday meeting of 2017.
VE Test Session – at 5:00 pm: Go for your Amateur Radio license or try for an upgrade. Pre-register by sending a request to VETesting@PAARC.NET. Test sessions are administered by examiners accredited by the ARRL. See what to bring to exam session here: www.arrl.org/what-to-bring-to-an-exam-session.
Club Meeting – 7:00 pm: Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 at St. James Lutheran Church, Kugler Rd. and Swamp Pike in Limerick.
Presentation: the history of QSLing, with Tom Mills – AF4NC. Besides being an avid ham, accomplished photographer, and a pilot, Tom is also our ARRL EPA Section Traffic Manager. Members, friends, and prospective hams are invited to join us.
CQ, CQ, CQ…Merry Christmas!
Santa Net – Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 – 8:30 pm on 3.916 MHz
PRE-NET CHECK IN: (Please sign in with your call sign, name, location and names and ages of your children who want to talk to Santa) SANTA NET RELAYS: N5VLF/DAN; W5JMW/JOHN; N1LPE/ROBERT; N2HFO/MICHAEL
Christmas Eve Breakfast
Join Ed – K3BVQ, Dennis – KA3RIX and the 220 Group on Saturday, 12/24, at 9:00 am for breakfast at Michael’s Restaurant in Douglassville, PA (Routes 422 and 662)
Santa Claus at the Arctic Circle
Visit www.qrz.com/db/of9x to learn how to reach Santa on Christmas Eve.
Commemorative Fessenden Christmas Eve 600-Meter Transmissions Set
Brian Justin, WA1ZMS, of Forest, Virginia, will once again put his 600-meter experimental station on the air for a Christmas Eve commemorative transmission. Continue Reading →