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Pocatello Amateur Radio Club
Since 1957,  Amateur Radio in Pocatello

Visitors and prospective new Hams are  ALWAYS WELCOME at PARC functions. !


If you need information about our club or Ham Radio contact any of our Board Members !
see the BLUE Membership Roster button below.

Mike Vaughn WB7DNU President
Ron Edmo KF7JZH Vice President
Dave Turnmire  N7TZK  Secretary/Treasurer
John Wilson KØIP  Recording Secretary
Dick Thomas WA7VKE
Paul Smith  W7EKG
Brian Maynard AC7LI
Want to join our Club? 
        membership form  & dues info  link

   PARC , PO Box 2722,  Pocatello, Idaho 83206

You are invited !
Our meetings:  the 2nd Thursday of the month
 7:30pm local time, at the  "RFC"
Roy F. Christensen building, ISU campus - MAP
unless otherwise noted in the news section below

Monthly Breakfast: 9AM, 3rd Saturday of Month

PARC 2 meter FM net,  Sunday evening 147.06  8:00PM local 

Hey you !

you new guys!
new hams

What is Ham Radio
How to become a Ham
New Hams Help - Elmer
New Hams - How to fit in
Where to take a TEST
Why join a club ?
PARC - community service


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Old but not


January Election of Club Officers

The election of club officers will be held on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at our regular club meeting.  
The following have accepted nominations to run for office:
       Ron Edmo       KF7JZH
     Jim Hicks        KO7P
     Brian Maynard   AC7LI
     Dick Thomas     WB7VKE
     Dave Turnmire    N7TZK
     Mike Vaughan    WB7DNU
     John Wilson       KØIP
     Mike Wilson       WB7ECB

According to the club by-laws, nominations for officers will be accepted through December 31, 2014.  Any club member who would like to be nominated or make a nomination may do so by contacting, Steven Poppleton, W7RSK at 237-2946.
Absentee balloting is available by sending your signed ballot by US mail to: 
Steven Poppleton, 803 Victor Ave., Chubbuck, Idaho 83202.  
Ballots must be received before January 7, 2015.
Thanks,  Steve and Marie Poppleton



PARC Christmas Party 
A Few Pictures, everyone had a great time, a new place&new faces .

Mr and Mrs Raffle Ticket








  Pocatello area repeaters!!
all repeaters in Pocatello are open for general use.
PARC 147.36mHz   N7PI/r    100hz PL  - 6 & 10 Meter remote base
the 6 meter link is disabled for a while
PARC 147.06mHz  N7DN/r  100hz.PL - 100% Solar Powered
PARC  APRS -- 144.39mHz  - Digital    
146.82mHz    100Hz PL
Idaho Repeater's    

speaking of two meters
see this: how many memories do we need





                                       *Callsign look ups:

                             * * *The University of Arkansas

                                        DX SPOTS - DX SPOTS - DX SPOTS - DX SPOTS - DX SPOTS - DX SPOTS - DX SPOTS -
                              DX Sherlock Maps - current band conditions 106 & 2  meter  
                              DX Summit - http://new.dxsummit.fi/#/
                                        DX Watch -  http://www.dxwatch.com/

                              APRS NETWORK DATA  an indicator of two meter DX

If you would like to receive PARC email bulletins,  approximately 2 a monthly please click this link   webmaster

PARC LOGO GEAR , like Hats, T-shirts, Jackets, etc, available from 
Old Town Embroidery,
call 234-2679 

*Contest Calendar & Idaho Contest results link 

Company Store   Anderson PowerPoles









Today's sunspot





















See Space Weather for all sorts of interesting facts..!
Solar Photos and explanations of the sun spots                       ! click the logo







The PARC web is best viewed at 1024x768
These circles are circles, not ovals..   they are round  
if you see ovals check your windows settings
click here for a color test  

Pocatello weather from our local TV station - Click here
Pocatello  US Weather Buro - Click here 
USA,  Weather and other special public  Alerts
Click here 



The PARC Web Page is Hosted
of charge !!
by our friends at Digis

Promoting Amateur Radio in Idaho.
If you're considering a internet provider,
you might want to check them out !! 
For info click their logo.


   The PARC home page is always under construction, its up-to-date, so     check back often for  News and HAM activities effecting our members      and the hams in Southeast Idaho .    The webmaster makes no promises as to spelling and grammar  !! 



This map installed 1 Jan 2013

Safety is No Accident
Think before you act !
Be Careful, we want you alive !
Here's some facts about
FIRE that may surprise you  !

make sure you have operating smoke detectors preferably one on each floor of your home .
PLUS: if you have a
gas furnace , hot water heater, fireplace insert,
anything that uses combustion
you need a CO detector .

                            ***  These devices  SAVE LIVES ! ***                           make sure you have then and they are operating properly       ===========             for you & your kids or grandkids                                                              
installed per manufactures instructions

Here's some fun, the Reverse Beacon Network
if your on HF and can send CW,  its something to try.

This web is maintained by John Wilson KØIP for the Pocatello Amateur Radio Club, Pocatello Idaho USA
if you have ideas, corrections, anything to make this web better,  email me .

link to K0IP's Ham History web