Meals on Wheels Communications Support Nov 22nd

Greetings all, It is that time again for the Visiting Nurses Meals on Wheels  for Thanksgiving, November 22nd.  I will need 6-8 radio operates to help with traffic flow.  It will be the same location as last yr at the XO building (1300) on Mockingbird in Dallas just off I-35E 1440 W. Mockingbird Lane Dallas, TX 75247…

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PARK General Meeting October 15th and Elections

The next PARK general meeting is this coming Monday, October 15th 17th at 7:00 pm at the First Methodist Church of Plano, 3160 East Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX.  As usual, VE testing will be conducted before the meeting at 6:00 pm. This months program will be Greg Evans,  K5GTX, and he will be discussion Collin County ARES. We will also…

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Request for Operators for Public Service Event – 10/20

On Saturday, October 20th the American Diabetes Association will be hosting Tour de Cure out of Southfork Ranch in Collin County. Volunteers are needed for all positions: rovers/tail, rest stops, and net control. We can expect reporting times to be as early as 6:00AM and we should be finished with the event around noon. There…

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General License Class and Exam First Two Weekends in November

Save This Date: 2018 General License Ham Radio Class The Plano Amateur Radio Club is presenting an amateur radio General License class.  The class will be held over two weekends, on Saturday and Sunday: November 3rd–4th.   AND November 10th–11th.   The class will be held at the Lucas Fire Station training facility.  The fire station is located at…

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Collin Classic 2018 June 16th

You have heard we talk about this for months.  Now is the time to sign up to support the Collin Classic.  This year if is being held on June 16th and starts at Oak Point Park and heads out to the east.  The sign up page is at the link below: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D48A8A92CA1FA7-collin More information about…

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2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis

Please join me again this year in support the 2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis.  The event is May 19th in the morning. Since there move to Plano last year, the participation is growing and they continue to need our support.  We will need approximately 12 hams to support this event. The potential assignments are listed…

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Emergency Preparedness

During times of civil emergency and natural disaster Hams often play a key role in establishing and maintaining various methods of communications when traditional methods have failed or have become impractical to use. Hams also pass traffic and coordinate with local, state, and federal officials to help manage emergency situations. Many of our club members…

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Public Service

North Texas is very active with community and charity events. These events include hundreds or even thousands of participants, and are often spread over a wide geographical area. By nature, this requires efficient point to multipoint communications that make cellular an impractical communications solution. This offers an opportunity for amateur radio to shine. Many Plano…

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