March 2024 meeting

We are all saddened by the loss of our friend and club member Troy Maxel. He has been with the group for a few years and was a real asset. He will be greatly missed. Another well known ham has left us, Bob Heil also became a Silent Key. famous for his contributions to the… Continue reading March 2024 meeting

Febuary 2024 Meeting

We started the meeting on time at 1800 following the ARES meeting. 11 people met in the lobby of the EMA office. The conference room is currently under construction. The big topic this month is the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8. There has been a lot of meetings among the county,city and state public… Continue reading Febuary 2024 Meeting

January 2024 Meeting

Hello All,I finally made it to a meeting.Things turned upside down for me for a couple months. But normalcy has returned. Our January meeting is a busy one. We hash out all our activities for the year and build out our calendar. Discuss upcoming projects and things we would like to do.We had twelve people… Continue reading January 2024 Meeting

November 2023

Well, I missed another meeting. The November meeting has passed. It looks like we had 12 people attend. Final preps were made for our annual dinner. Don’t forget, Join us on 3 Dec at Rob’s Restaurant in Brookville Ohio at 17:00 (5pm)Two PARA members attended the Germantown club for a program on 12 Nov. Terry… Continue reading November 2023

Pota Picnic

We had a great picnic and park activation on 24 Sep. At Hueston Woods Sycamor Grove. It was well attended by members and family. We had plenty of beef on the Blackstone(Thanks Nathon) , Lots of carry in dishes and wonderful weather. sunny but not hot. Jesse set up his portable station and contacts were… Continue reading Pota Picnic

September 2023 Meeting

This is a late post but I don’t want a dead page. We had 12 people attending. We discussed upcoming activities. The SET (Simulated Emergency Test)on 7 Oct, Upcoming NBC training available in Dayton on 28 Oct.We discussed our upcoming Picnic and POTA (Parks On The Air) activation on 24 Sep. Plans were made for… Continue reading September 2023 Meeting

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