Jan 2023 meeting

The January meeting was well attended. We planned our event calendar for 2023. Planned our test session dates and discussed our goals for the next year, As a group and personal. We also had a brief around the table talk of what Santa added to the shack. The next meeting will be 5 Feb. That… Continue reading Jan 2023 meeting

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July 2023 Meeting

The July 2023 meeting was attended by 11 members and one visitor. That visitor was a new technician who joined the club that night. Welcome Lonnie to PARA. I know by now everyone has welcomed him to the group, As I am over a month behind on this post. we discussed upcoming events in August… Continue reading July 2023 Meeting

June 2023 Meeting

We had 11 people in attendance. Even Fred made it. He survived rehab and was released on his own. Watch out, Fred’s out. We discussed one of our favorite events. The Oktoberfest, Antique Car run. We have provided communication to assist this event for 45 years. Unfortunately, without someone in the car club to take… Continue reading June 2023 Meeting

Hamvention 2023

Hamvention 2023,Has come and gone again.PARA was well represented at the event this year. I don’t know about everyone else but Hamvention is THE event of the year for me. After missing 2020 and 2021 for the shutdowns, Then missing 2022 because of family health issues, I Really needed this.And a great one it was.Its… Continue reading Hamvention 2023

May 2023 meeting

We had 11 people present for the May meeting. With the main topic being Hamvention prep, We set the date for our POTA picnic on 24 Sept 23 at 14:00. Location, same as last year, Sycamore Grove Picnic Area. More planning on that activity will happen as we get closer. I brought in the uBitx… Continue reading May 2023 meeting

Apr 2023 Meeting

We had a test session at 14:00, 8 people tested with 7 passes. One General, One extra and five new Technicians. congratulations to all the test candidates. One is a local West Manchester area resident. If you hear a new voice on one of our repeaters say hello.The meeting was well attended, Only missing a… Continue reading Apr 2023 Meeting

Mar 2023 meeting

The March 23 meeting was attended by 15 people. The ARES meeting was at 16:30 followed by the PARA meeting at 18:30. Between the meetings we had a very good “show and Tell” session. Projects that people are working on was shown and described. Keven brought in his Gonset transceiver and amplifier he is working… Continue reading Mar 2023 meeting

Feb 2023 meeting

The Feb 23 meeting had 14 people attending. Almost all the members present. After a 14:00 test session and a break to the local Wings place, The meeting started at 18:00 local. Lots of discussion about upcoming events. Finishing up with a program/demo of proper PL259 and Anderson Power Pole connector installation. These are must… Continue reading Feb 2023 meeting