PARK MARCH 2020 MEETING NOTICE – PLEASE READ

Given the ongoing coronavirus situation, the Plano Amateur Radio Klub Board of Directors has decided that the next PARK General Meeting (7:00 pm Monday March 16th, 2020) will be conducted as a “Meeting on the Air” on our club repeaters, instead of at the usual meeting location. We will link our VHF and UHF repeaters…

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Audio Recording of Feb 17th Meeting – Parks On The Air

Andy Barns W5KZJ gave a fantastic presentation this evening on getting started with Parks On The Air (POTA)! If you missed it or want to listen again, the recording is now available. Listen via the embedded player above or use this direct link: https://k5prk.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/PARK_Feb_17_2020.mp3 This is the first time we’ve recorded the monthly meeting. Any…

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PARK General Meeting February 17th 7:00 pm

The next PARK general meeting is this coming Monday, February 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. Our topic will be Parks on the Air by Andy Barns W5KZJ.   We’ve got an…

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PARK General Meeting Feb 18th 6:30 pm!

The February PARK Meeting will be starting at 6:30 PM and here’s why! The program this month will be local antenna guru Dick Sander K5QY presenting his Ham-Com Antenna Basics presentations on Verticals and Multiband Verticals; and Dipoles, Multiband Dipoles, and RF Chokes. Dick has given many antenna talks and presentations to other local clubs…

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PARK General Meeting November 19th – Texas Health Plano Presbyterian

The next PARK general meeting is this coming Monday, November 19th at 7:00 pm at Texas Health Presbyterian 6200 West Parker Road, Plano, TX 75093 (Parker and Midway).  The meeting will be in the Magnolia Room.  It is suggested that you park on the Emergency Room Side of the main building  either in the parking garage or…

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PARK April General Meeting Reminder

The next PARK general meeting is this coming Monday, April 16th 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. Our guest speaker this month will be Russ Amlee KE5QAX, with a presentation on Ham Radio and Hospitals. Come find out…

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Website Renovation

Hello everyone, You may have already noticed the new look of k5prk.net. The past few months I have been working on a full overhaul of the club website. The previous website was running an outdated and increasingly unsupported version of Joomla that was falling apart one plugin at a time. This made it difficult to…

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