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*Equipment for Sale or Trade
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License Exams
The next scheduled license exam time is June 3, 2017, contact John Laur at the link below to save a seat.

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Club Officers

WR9B, Robert Bruse
Vice President,
Testing Coordinator:

K5IT, John Laur
N5HPJ, Henry Janhsen
N5YXN,Carl Jeans
Repeater Trustee:
WA8YYE, Dan McCabe
Repeater Committee Chairman:
Dan McCabe, WA8YYE


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The Panhandle Amateur Radio Club is a non-profit organization for the promotion and enjoyment of the Amateur Radio Hobby; fellowship with other panhandle operators; emergency preparedness and public service. The Club is affiliated with the American Radio Relay League, Inc.(ARRL).

The Club meets on the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 am at the Amarillo Emergency Services Building located at 1900 Line Avenue in Amarillo, TX.

All licensed Amateur Radio operators; any one interested in the radio hobby or those wanting to obtain an amateur radio license are invited to attend. License classes are held as needed and testing in held monthly following the monthly meetings. Programs are both informative and educational, presenting topics of interest to the Amateur radio community. If you wish to sit for a license exam, please contact the PARC Testing Coordinator or one of the club officers prior to make arrangements for your test and to ensure that you bring everything necessary.

Club members hold an annual Picnic/Swapfest in May and participate in Field Day in June. Public service activities include providing race communications for the Annual MS 150 Bike Race, participation in the annual Skywarn Recognition Day, Tri-State Fair Parade and Boy Scout JOTA activities. Members interested in emergency preparedness will find enjoyment in participating in the local Panhandle ARES special interest group. For more information on Skywarn and ARES please check out the link at the bottom left corner of this page.

Picture: WA8YYE, Dan demonstrates PSK31 to Cub Scouts during the 2010 JOTA.

2017 Picnic/Swapfest coming soon. 

The Clock is Ticking. Put May 13, 2017, between 9am and 1pm on you calendar so you will not miss it.

It's time to start cleaning up the shack and begin parting with that excess connector, cable, radio or test equipment device.

This year we will return to our favorite location in Area 17 at Thompson Park. It's been several years since we have been able to secure this spot. There is plenty of space for junk-in-the trunk displays. Tables in the shelter are always at a premium so make plans to bring one if you have a lot of equipment to sell or trade.See the map below for the location.

Hamfest/Swapfest Flyers should arrive in your mailbox the week prior to the Saturday event. If you wish to buy tickets, Please fill them out and bring them with you.

The GRAND PRIZE this year is a YAESU FTM-100DR MOBILE DUAL BAND RADIO With a lot of exciting features; Check it out.

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Equipment for Sale or Trade
Anyone having equipment for sale or trade should email John, K5IT for posting.For additional news, please visit the Panhandle Amateur Radio Club's Facebook Page.
 PROTT Luncheon Schedule
Check out the updates PROTT Section for a listing of the 2016 luncheon sites through the second half of the year.

 Interested in RACES/ARES?
If you are interested in re-booting our RACES/ARES activities in Amarillo, Please drop me an email. I will plan a time for those interested to meet, discuss and organize a plan to get active. Now is a good time with Spring weather ahead of us. Send email to:

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