PARC Christmas Potluck December 8, 2016 6:00 PM Fire station #4

decoration-1425881-1280x1920At our last PARC meeting we held elections and discussed a potluck for December.

The group decided to have our annual Christmas potluck in lieu of the December business meeting.

Time: 6:00 PM, Location: Fire station #4, Date: December 8, 2016

PARC will be providing a main course (pulled pork) and we ask attendees to bring a side dish if possible (however it’s not necessary). We also ask people to signup below if you will be attending and what side dish (if any) you will bring. Commenting below is very easy, just use your name and e-mail to comment.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing everyone December 8th!

Merry Christmas!!!

PARC Meeting November 10

This is just a friendly reminder that the PARC monthly meeting will be held this Thursday night at fire station #4 in Pierre.

Elections  for our officers and discussion of the Christmas party potluck.

PARC Club Meetings: The Pierre Amateur Radio Club meets every month. The regular PARC monthly business meeting will be held at 7:00 PM, the 2nd Thursday of every month at fire station #4 unless posted otherwise. Anyone is welcome to attend.

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NPOTA – W0PIR Activating Minuteman Missile Nat’l Historic Monument (NS53)

logoThe Pierre Amateur Radio Club will be activating the Minuteman Missile National Historic  Monument (NS53) in South Dakota this weekend.

APPROVED: Pierre Amateur Radio Club has asked permission to activate this site in June. We will be using a couple of rigs and operating 6, 17, 20 and 40 meter bands, conditions allowing, SSB and PSK31. Please look for us on the cluster. It’s going to be 101F so we may end early Saturday.

TIMES: 14:30 to 20:30 UTC Saturday, June 11, 2016.

GRID: DN93bu

COUNTY: Jackson

Hidden in Plain Sight

During the Cold War, a vast arsenal of nuclear missiles were placed in the Great Plains. Hidden in plain sight, for thirty years 1,000 missiles were kept on constant alert; hundreds remain today. The Minuteman Missile remains an iconic weapon in the American nuclear arsenal. It holds the power to destroy civilization, but is meant as a nuclear deterrent to maintain peace and prevent war. – National Park Service.

PARC Meeting Thursday

This is just a friendly reminder that the PARC monthly meeting will be held this Thursday night at fire station #4 in Pierre.

We will be discussing the NPOTA event this weekend! (Still haven’t received approval yet)

PARC Club Meetings: The Pierre Amateur Radio Club meets every month. The regular PARC monthly business meeting will be held at 7:00 PM, the 2nd Thursday of every month at fire station #4 unless posted otherwise. Anyone is welcome to attend.

 

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Weather Balloon Launch

A class at the Pierre Indian learning Center will be launching a weather balloon today at 9:00 AM CDT in Pierre, SD. Our Ham club will be assisting and tracking the balloon. The callsign of the balloon is W0PIR-11 and anyone can track it at http://aprs.fi just enter the callsign. The flight should take a couple of hours and we expect the balloon to touch down somewhere near Winner, SD.

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Hughes/Stanley County Severe Weather Awareness Training

On Thursday, March 31st, 2016, Hughes/Stanley County Emergency Management, in conjunction with the National Weather Service will be holding severe weather awareness training.  Training will begin at 7:00 pm and last for approximately two hours.

 

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Citizens throughout our area rely on a sound weather program that can provide the earliest possible warning in the event of severe weather.  To achieve our very best, we are providing a training class that will give our spotters the knowledge and tools to perform their tasks and stay safe while protecting our residents.  We invite and encourage the public to attend.  No charge.

 

Hughes/Stanley County
Weather Training March 31st, 2016
River Cities Transit Meeting Room
(7:00pm –9:00pm)

What to look for when severe weather is developing.

How to understand cloud formations.

How weather spotters help support the public.

Reading Radar.

How to contact the weather coordinator.

PARC Meeting – APRS

cropped-Trailer-Graphics-Idea-2.pngThis is just a friendly reminder that the PARC monthly meeting will be held this thursday night, March 10th, at fire station #4 in Pierre.

We will have some guests who are interested in weather ballooning and would like to hear more about ham radio and APRS.

PARC Club Meetings: The Pierre Amateur Radio Club meets every month. The regular PARC monthly business meeting will be held at 7:00 PM, the 2nd Thursday of every month at fire station #4 unless posted otherwise. Anyone is welcome to attend.