The annual PARA Christmas Dinner was celebrated Monday, December 14, 2016 at Casa Mexicana Restaurant on Village Square Drive in Paducah. The special occasion has traditionally convened in lieu of a formal December club meeting. Snapshots of the approximately 26 members and guests in attendance enjoying excellent food and spirited conversation are shown below: (click on image for slide show)
It is with great sadness to report that George Lankton (W4TPC) passed away at 5:02 a.m. on Friday, December 02, 2016 (on his 90th birthday) at Baptist Health Paducah. George was a long time member of PARA and dearly loved and respected by his fellow hams. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 5, 2016 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Jae Gotten and Rev. Erin Cash officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Kenton Cemetery.
December 18 Brent W4CHE-6 ch.ins
December 25 Frank KY4LDS-2 ch.ins via 147.120 mach.
January 1 Jeff KB9BVL-7 ch.ins/Logan KG4VKB-ARES 6
January 8 Ken KW4DI-9 ch.ins
Sunday night nets are at 9:00 PM on 147.060 PL 179.9
NPOTA Chaser News
National Parks On The Air current (1/9/17) confirmed contacts: Bruce Huyck (KS4V) 363; Brent Robertson (W4CHE) 362; Ron Cowherd (K4GYD) 213; Paul Smith (ND4X) 112; Dave Dewey (W4WKN) 58; Gene Summers (N4FZ) 23; Dave Tucker (NU4N) 22; Dave Perry (N4QS) 16; Jeff Wielgos (KB9BVL) 10; Ed Pflueger (AB4IQ) 6.
Don’t forget! The next regularly scheduled PARA meeting will kick off the new year on Monday, January 9, 7:00 pm at the West Kentucky Community and Technical College on Alban Barkley Drive, Paducah, KY.
Happy New Year, Great DX and Best 73’s.