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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. !



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If you need information about our club or
Ham Radio contact any Board Member !

see the BLUE Membership Roster button below
Mike Vaughn
Kenyon Hart
Dave Turnmire
John Sanderson
Don Marler
John Wilson
Jim Hicks
Vice President

Recording Secretary
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John Wilson KIP - Webmaster

Our meetings:  the 2nd Thursday of the month
 7pm sharp, local time, at the
ISU Continuing  Education  Building,
located across the parking lot from City Hall..  

Monthly Breakfast: 9AM, 3rd Saturday of Month

PARC 2 meter FM net,  Sunday evening 147.36  8:00PM

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 ?
Clubs close to Pocatello
PARC - community service
Want to join our Club? 

 PARC , PO Box 2722,  Pocatello, Idaho 83206

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In the area just below, you will find the latest news
and information "tidbits" from PARC. Also check
the Planning button above .



Old but not


NEXT PARC meeting  May 12 Thursday  7pm

Part of the program will be a follow up on the DIPOLE building, with a very short discussion on Vertical's.  KIP has some antenna pictures about a 5 minute presentation.  and the rest of the program hasn't been determined yet.

WE WILL HAVE the famous 50 cent raffle. bring at least 50 cents to get in the action. a dollar might double your odds ?????  you have to show up to find out what it is, but every ham shack needs one.

May 14, Saturday  TESTING
Testen fr alle Klassen von Ham-Lizenzen,  click button for details


Link to the latest arrl newsletter


ARRL The "Doctor is In" Podcast Guide Now Available.. and you can here it on your PC too.. in case you don't have a POD..   Interesting listening !!
Educational too !


Did you know Johnny Cash was a CW intercept operator in the USAF ??
Link for a PDF  a brief history.

More important, our own PARC member Brad N7FLM did the same
job in the Navy.

Next Breakfast, May 21,


IDQP results are posted :   http://www.idahoarrl.info/qsoparty/2016_results.htm




  Pocatello area repeaters!!
All repeaters in Pocatello are open for general use. There are three mountain top
repeaters that over look Pocatello.  2 are PARC radios, one is LDS.  Again all are open.

PARC  147.36mHz Kinport N7PI/r  100hz PL  - repeater & 10 Meter remote
                                                                      codes  010=29.6FM link on --   000=link off.   
PARC  147.06mHz Scout N7PI/r  100hz.PL - 100% Solar Powered          
PARC  APRS -- 144.39mHz  - Digital 
PARC repeater maintenance is paid for with membership dues.

LDS  146.82mHz    100Hz PL

how much memory is TOOO much memory ??

Idaho Repeater's   

W1AW  Schedule,   want to learn code,  or should I say brush up
try tuning in..    want to learn code, SEE the Q&A button, look for CW button

2000 UTC (2 PM mdt)      CWf      Mon, Wed, Fri 
2000  "      "           CWs      Tue, Thu
2100  "  (3 PM mdt)      CWb      Daily
2200  "  (4 PM mdt)      DIGITAL  Daily 
2300  "  (5 PM mdt)      CWs      Mon, Wed, Fri 
2300  "      "           CWf      Tue, Thu
0000  "  (6 PM mdt)      CWb      Daily
0100  "  (7 PM mdt)      DIGITAL  Daily 
0145  "  (7:45 PM mdt)   VOICE    Daily 
0200  "  (8 PM mdt)      CWf      Mon, Wed, Fri 
0200  "      "           CWs      Tue, Thu
0300  "  (9 PM mdt)      CWb      Daily
CW:      3.5815 7.0475 14.0475  18.0975 21.0675 
DIGITAL: 3.5975 7.095  14.095   18.1025 21.095  
VOICE:   3.990  7.290  14.290   18.160  21.390 
CWs = Code practice (slow) = 5,7.5,10,13,15 WPM
CWf = Code practice (fast) = 35,30,25,20,15,13,10 WPM  
CWb = Code Bulletins = 18 WPM

                           Callsign look ups: Need to find out where someone lives, sending a QSL card

                             * * * *The University of Arkansas ham lookup

                                        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 Two meter propagation map

                              *Contest Calendar & Idaho Contest results link 

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

The Club has purchased a quantity of these Anderson Power Pole's. They are available at the meeting for $1.25  a set for the 15, 30 amp varieties & $1.50 for the 45amp units. contact the treasure at the meetings.



This map installed 1 Jan 2013

Visits to our web over the last 24 hours

This is no substitute for turning your radio ON

   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  !! 



Safety is No Accident
Think before you act !
Be Careful, we want you alive !
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That may surprise you

make sure you have operating smoke detectors
preferably one on each floor of your home .


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These are circles, not ovals, if you see ovals, chances are your windows settings are wrong.

PLUS: if you have a gas furnace , hot water heater,
fireplace insert, anything that uses combustion
you need a CO detector

This web is maintained by John Wilson KIP for the Pocatello Amateur Radio Club, Pocatello Idaho USA
if you have ideas, corrections, anything to make this web better or our club,  email me- jcwilson (at) ida.net

link to KIP's personal "Ham History" web

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