Event Calendar

Please contact activities@k5prk.net about any events you would like posted.

Event Announcements:


  • 2017 Plano Balloon Fest Volunteer Signup - The 2017 Plano Balloon Festival is getting near.  Communicator registration is now open. Please follow the formatting as suggested (it makes it cleaner on our end) and answer everything to the best of your knowledge. The form will provide a URL at the end that you should save if at some point you need to make a change to your desired assignment, etc. Also, share with your respective clubs and anyone you know interested. There is a lot of valuable information on the site and plenty of time to read it.  For many, it is review.  But we forget a…

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  • Technician License Class August 12/13 - The class will be held at the Lucas Fire Department which is just north of Bethany/Lucas Rd,  in Lucas.  Lucas is located just east of Allen, TX off of US Hwy 75 at the Bethany Rd. Exit. As always the class is free, the EXAM is $14.00 cash. We are looking at a timeframe of 8:00am- 5:00pm on Saturday and 9:00am- 2:00pm on Sunday, with the EXAM  starting  at 3:00 on Sunday.  Parking should be available  on the south side of the fire station.  A government issued photo ID will be required to take the exam on Sunday afternoon (FCC Requirement). Other amateur radio class exams…

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  • PARK General Meeting July 17th - The PARK meeting will be held on Monday July 17th.  The location at the First Methodist Church of Plano. It is located at 3160 East Spring Creek Parkway, Plano,TX. We will be meeting in the large reception area. There will be a number of topics to cover; repeater update, Field Day update and our featured speaker will be David Gilpin K5GIL, and his topic will be “Brilliant! The Power of One”. The meeting will begin at 7 pm and the VE testing at 6 pm.

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  • Collin Classic July 21st Communications Support - The Collin Classic is now sponsored by and supports the Boys and Girls Clubs of Collin County.  In Collin County since 1968, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Collin County enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.  They are located in McKinney, Plano and Frisco.  This year the Collin Classic is starting from, Oak Point Park in Plano.  Many of you will know this as the balloon launch field.  The route will generally follow the old Wild Ride route.  The new date will allow us to provide…

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