Paducah Amateur Radio Association meets the second Monday each month at 7:00 PM C.S.T. We welcome you to join our IN PERSON meetings at Heartland Church, located at; 4777 Alben Barkley Dr. Paducah KY 42001. We meet in Room # 211 which is on the south side the main church building. Heartland Church is located off US Highway 62 near exit # 7 of I – 24. See map below. An elevator is available and standard Covid protocols will be observed. We will also continue to offer the ZOOM option as a secondary means to attend our monthly meeting. The zoom session will be available at approximately 6:55 pm.
If you have not joined us in a zoom meeting, please go to https://zoom.us and explore. Please sign up as a user prior to the meeting. We recommend downloading the program in an app form if that is given to you as an option. You do not need a camera or microphone on your computer/phone/iPad/Chromebook to join. You do need a camera if you want us to see you and a microphone if you want to talk There is a “chat” function in Zoom, so you can type your comments if you don’t have microphone. Click on the link below a bit before 7 pm next Monday night. ZOOM allows us to have a 45 minute meeting for free. Once the 45 minutes has expired, ZOOM will close the meeting without much warning. If this happens, just sign back in using the same credentials and a new 45 minutes session will begin.
Link to join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 555 859 7334
The club callsign is W4NJA.
Please feel free to enjoy the W4NJA repeater system if you are in the Western Kentucky / Southern Illinois area. It can be accessed on 147.060 with a tone of 179.9. The W4NJA repeater is located at I-24 and Highway 45. You can also find us on Echolink node: 458276
CW round table for on-the-air operating practice, 6:30 pm Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Meet on W4NJA 147.060 repeater at 6:30 to get instructions.
P.A.R.A. also sponsors a DX Cluster utilizing VE7CC software. Click here for information on connecting and using the DX Cluster.
PARA sponsors several events throughout the year, including:
Sunday Night 2 Meter Net
DXCC and WAS Card Checking
Bi Weekly Lunch Meetings
Radio Contest Group Submissions
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