Welcome to the Portland Amateur Radio Club

The next Portland Amateur Radio Club (PARC) monthly meeting is on October 12 @ 7:30pm Pacific Time.  The meeting will be ONLINE, using the Zoom conferencing system.  You can also join the meeting through the club repeater, 147.18 (PL=103.5) or by phone only.

TO REGISTER FOR THE ZOOM MEETING, click on the registration link:



After registering, you will receive a Zoom meeting link.

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October Meeting Topic

Here Comes Solar Cycle 25

Presented by Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA


Carl will talk about the end of Cycle 24, the current solar minimum, and Cycle 25.

He will also talk about HF propagation now and when Cycle 25 gets going.

We hope to see you online, or on-the-air.

Getting Started Zoom instructions can be found here:

For Past Presentation videos, PowerPoint slides and meeting chat files, please visit the Meetings tab (on left).

PARC Saturday Breakfast Socials have been canceled until further notice.

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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

Club Officers for 2020:
President -                      John Rollins, KD7BCY
Vice President -              Max Sabo, K2MAX
Treasurer -                      Pete Rodabaugh, W7PR
Membership Secretary - Wayne Splawn, WA7NE
Recording Secretary -    George Noble, KK7FM
Director, 1 year term -    Aaron Johnson, KD7VDG
Director, 1 year term -    Dan Presley, N7CQR
Director, 3 year term -    John White, K7RUN 

Regular nets hosted on 146.84 (no PL):

Sunday 7pm Handi-Hams Net
Sunday 8pm Wilderness Event Communication Training Net

Monday 7pm PARC Net

Wednesday 7pm Multnomah County ARES Net
4th Thursday of the month 7pm Multnomah County ARES Meeting on the air for the duration of the COVID19 shutdowns

Daily 7:30pm We are the alternate repeater for the Oregon ARES District 1 Net. The D1 ARES Net always has priority at any time on 146.84, except during an emergency. All users agree to relinquish the 146.84 repeater upon request by the D1 Net operator at any time.

Nets hosted on 147.18, PL 103.5

2nd Monday 7:30pm PARC Meeting on the air for the duration of the COVID19 shutdowns

1st and 3rd Wednesday 8pm QRP Net

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Any inquiries about the club or information for the board please email w7lt@arrl.net