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Portland Amateur Radio Club - PARC
Serving the amateur radio community and the City of 
Portland, Oregon, since 1941
Club Call: W7LT
Check out the weekly net, Monday nights at 7:00pm on 146.84

The next meeting will be on July 9th, 2018.

The meeting has been moved to a new location and date - come join us on the second Monday of every month at 4415 NE 87th Ave, just behind the fire station at 87th and Sandy. Meeting starts at 7:00pm.

August 13th Yaesu System Fusion - Yaesu representative will be giving us a presentation on the System Fusion products and how they work via a live webcast. Learn all about this digital format, we currently operate the 147.18 repeater on System Fusion hardware operating in automatic mode which allows both analog FM(with a PL of 103.5 Hz) and digital System Fusion users to access the repeater.

September 10th - TBA

October 8th - Mike Ritz W7VO on HF noise mitigation

Recent meetings:
July 9, 2018 - Bonnie Altus AB7ZQ, current ARRL NW Division Vice Director
June 11, 2018 - Mike Ritz W7VO. He is running for ARRL NW Division Director this Fall and make a short presentation to us about his platform.  Following Mikes presentation we will have a field day planning session. Visit his web page here!
May 14, 2018 - Dick Pugh on meteorites. Dick will be bringing recovered meteorites with him! Bring the kids and let them touch a rock from space!
April 9, 2018 - Dick Howard K7DVK on historical radio and ham gear
March 12, 2018 - Officer Elections and Field Day Prep

Club Officers for 2018:
President -                     Aaron Johnson, KD7VDG
Vice President -             John Rollins, KD7BCY
Treasurer -                     Pete Rodabaugh, W7PR
Recording Secretary -   George Noble, KK7FM
Director, 1 year term -    Wayne Splawn, WA7NE
Director, 3 year term -    John White, K7RUN 

PARC has a regular breakfast social meeting on Saturdays at 8:30am, held at the Village Inn at NE 10th and Broadway, near Lloyd Center. Please contact Steve Crouch NO7V for more details crouchsj@msn.com

Regular nets hosted on PARC repeaters:
Handi-Hams Net, Sunday at 7pm on 146.84.
PARC Net, Monday at 7pm on 146.84. General info for the Portland Amateur Radio Club.
Multnomah County ARES Net, Wednesday at 7pm on 146.84. See the Multnomah County ARES web site for more information.

Please note that the NET NET has moved to another repeater system. It can now be found on 443.300(+5) with a 100Hz PL. I believe the time is still Sunday night at 8pm.  Please contact Michael Schilmoeller AE7XP for more information on this net.

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