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Pocatello Amateur Radio Club


DEC 9 
RSVP, with the jab(S) , see below

Those who have RSVP'ed for the Christmas Party

John & Pat  KŘIP
Willis  WA5VRL
Beverly & Elborn N7WYK, KA7MLM
Dick & Sue  WA7VKE
Paul & Gertrud W7EKG
Gene & Jannice AI7BV
Dave N7TZK
Mike & Sondra  WB7DNU
Rhett & Beth  ND7O
Kenyon KG7IDY
Mike & Rochelle K7CF
Brad & Kim N7FLM, KE7YGE
Craig & Shan K4TCO
Kevin & XYL(?) KI7UKJ 
Ken & Barbara K7OKG,  KG7IZF

DEC 9 

ocatello Amateur Radio Club, ham radio, Idaho Ham Radio Repeaters, Idaho amateur radio exams, ham radio exams, Idaho Amateur Radio, ham radio Idaho, ARRL ,
If you need information about Ham Radio  or our club, contact any Board Member.
see the "Station Index"  member roster below.
Dick Thomas WA7VKE Board member
Beverly Hewett N7WYK Recording Secretary
Mike Vaughn WB7DNU Board member
Brad Maxwell N7FLM VP
Greg Evans K4TCO Board member
Dave Turnmire N7TZK Secretary/Treasure
John Wilson KŘIP President/webmaster

PARC , PO Box 2722, Pocatello, Idaho


Our meetings: 

Second Thursday of every months
at 7pm, ISU, T&T building
January 13, 2022

How to find our meeting


PARC Two Meter NET
Sunday nights  8 pm local
147.36 repeater

  What is Ham Radio,  it's "way" better than CB  or stamp collecting,  HR can be a  Hi Tech Hobby
  How to become a Ham, where to get help
  Where to take a TEST in SE Idaho
  Other Ham Clubs around Pocatello
    Straight Talk - for  new and old hams
  crazy talk by the webmaster that you may or not
  agree with.  And it's Not necessarily politically correct.
  NEW Hams, Must watch video. Ask Dave #12
  PARC - community service
  ARRL membership/renewal Link
  Want to join our Club? 
  PARC is an equal opportunity employer

The Pocatello Amateur Radio Club attempts to present timely programs that are intended to broaden the knowledge of our hobby to both the seasoned*  hams as well as newer hams.
Bring you questions,  bring your comments,  bring your experiences and knowledge.
 * "seasoned hams",   mostly seasoned with large quantities of salt, and beer.. HI HI

Click for testing details

Click for Club Contact INFO

system is TOTALLY confusing to me
and impossible to navigate..
The Webmaster has written, in English,
 easy to follow instructions for::
your ham license

PARC Picture Gallery

But Not So Cold
Time in UTC: Radios FOR SALE  by owner 2 Meter Repeaters in Pocatello

internet Links of interest
PARC - History & Bylaws

In the area just below, you will find the latest news
and information  from PARC, it is updated often..
Most information won't last more that a month
There is no COLD information below, .


A Message from KŘIP,  president ,


The CLUB will be having an in person CHRISTMAS DINNER, 

Location:  Puerto Vallarta           DATE:  DEC 9 at 6pm  ,  happy half hour,  getting down to business (dinner) by 6:30.   

HEADS UP,  you need to RSVP,,    Which for those of us that don’t speak French, it means
YOUR NEED TO MAKE A RESERVATION WITH ME,  This helps the restaurant prepare and hire staff.   .  wa0dyu@gmail.com

Here is what we are requesting of our club members, 
Please we are requesting that IF you haven’t had Covid, or you haven’t had your shots,  
please plan to attend next year (2022), not this year (honor system) .
So to sum this up,  if you're un-vaccinated  please do not attend.

a few other things,    This is an adult  party, please NO little kids !
                                We want you to bring Your Spouse
                                If you think your sick, stay home
                                You can order off the menu, no set menu items

For those of you that have faithfully Checked-Into our Sunday evening net, and those
that attended our Zoom  club meetings,  your tickets  are  still in the bucket….  you are still in the running !!!!

You do not need to be present at the party to win..



Christmas Dinner

DON'T Wait,  sign up now,

You Must send me an email or call if you want to attend the Christmas party..You need to read my letter  for details  you must be Vaxed   10-4

THIS IS IMPORTANT, reserve your spot today !!


ARRL HANDBOOK,   Idaho Section manager
ARRL Antenna Physics:
ARRL Public Service Handbook
A Baofeng UV5RA Ham  Dual-Band Transceiver


To all new hams
we encourage you to at least join the ARRL for one year,  give it a try, you will be exposed to many facets of our hobby.

ARRL membership/renewal Link



Ham Radio In action
17 Nov 2021
CWops Mini-CWT
YES, a 1 hour CW contest
20 meters lights up like a Christmas tree



  Callsign look ups:
Need to find out where someone lives, sending a QSL card ?
 * QRZ.com


 **The University of Arkansas ham lookup
  DX SPOTS & more
 *DX Sherlock Maps - current band conditions 10 6 & 2  meter  
          *DX Summit - http://new.dxsummit.fi/#/  SPOTS
          *DX Watch -  http://www.dxwatch.com/  SPOTS
          *APRS NETWORK DATA Two meter propagation map
YOUR Propagation use the Reverse Beacon Network                  
              this link shows W1AW, to change to your call , just above the list
              see "search spots by callsign" , then to see the map display,,
              on the right top side of the page , click "options" show/hide go down
              just a bit and click show map. Why does this need to be so complex
  These ARRL newsletters are update often !
click the link, pick the latest edition at the top of the list 
  ARRL NEWS  General Ham News.  http://www.arrl.org/arrlletter  
  ARRL Contest Newsletter       http://www.arrl.org/contest-update-issues  
  ARRL   ARES  E-Letter     http://www.arrl.org/ares-el
if your main interest is emergency communications
you should check into
  PV-ARES web.
  ARRL "The Doctors in"      https://www.blubrry.com/arrl_the_doctor_is_in/       The Dr's in Audio podcasts, worth checking out,  a new topic is covered
every 2 weeks,  this link takes you to the topic index 
  Want to find out what's coming in the next few weeks, check here



like Hats, T-shirts, Jackets, etc, available from

Old Town Embroidery, call 234-2679

Anderson Power Poles are available from our club treasure

Here's a video link about the Power Pole connectors   LINK
you do not need a crimper,  several club members will loan theirs
to you or crimp the cables for you at a club meeting
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 & $2.25 for the 45amp units. contact the treasure at the meetings.












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

make sure you have operating smoke detectors
                               preferably at least one on each floor of your home .
                    More is Better !!

                  THESE DEVICES SAVE LIVES !

   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 test Pattern has circles, not ovals, if you see ovals, chances are your windows settings are incorrect for your monitor.

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

Pocatello Amateur Radio Club, Pocatello Idaho USA
if you have ideas, corrections, anything to make this web
or our club
better ,  email me-  wa0dyu(at)gmail.com
link to KŘIP's personal "Ham History" web