Welcome to the Pilgrim Amateur Radio Club Website.
The club was founded in the summer of 1976 by Frank Henrique, WA1LGW (SK) and son Dana WA1KYU. PARC has grown in many ways over 4 decades. We have been active in amateur radio emergency communications, class/test instruction, maintaining our 2 repeaters in Truro and Harwich and we are a ARRL affiliated club.
Due to the covid-19 virus ALL club meetings are cancelled until further notice. 73 Please stay safe.
— OFFICERS —
PRESIDENT: Chris Thompson KB1ZAM
VICE PRESIDENT / SECRETARY: Bill Kretschmer N2KNL
TREASURER: Jim Miller WA2UMP
TRUSTEE: Bob Angelelli KC2BDB
This is a reminder for club members to renew your 2020 membership dues. Any non-members are welcome to join. Quick and easy online renewal, or go to our Membership page.
1. Complete the Application/Renewal Form and click ‘Send’
2. Click the ‘Buy Now’ button to pay for your membership with a secure payment via your credit card or paypal. Enter the total of your membership plus any donation amount.
— EVENTS —
The KM1CC Marconi Cape Cod Radio Club Special Event at the Coast Guard Station in Eastham, MA., April 25, 2020 is CANCELLED. KM1CC QRZ Page
ARRL Field Day weekend is Saturday & Sunday, June 27-28, 2020. Pilgrim club members Russ K1RTA and Bill N2KNL, president and vice president of the Northeast Amateur Radio Club in Wellfleet are planning field day at Fourth Cliff Recreation Area, Scituate, MA on the Atlantic Ocean. As the Pilgrim club does not participate in field day events, members are welcome to join us. IF THE COVID-19 VIRUS PANDEMIC CONTINUES THROUGH JULY, THE EVENT MAY BE CANCELLED.
— HAMFESTS —
Near-Fest Deerfield, NH, Fri-Sat, May 1-2, 2020 CANCELLED
Dayton-Xenia Hamvention, Ohio, Fri-Sat-Sun, May 15-17, 2020 CANCELLED
Northeast HamXposition (formerly Boxboro), Marlborough, MA, July 24-26, 2020
POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER 6-8, 2020
Rochester, NY Hamfest, Sat, June 6, 2020 CANCELLED
The following hamfests have not been cancelled so far..
Elmira, NY Hamfest, Sat, September 26, 2020
Deerfield, NH, Fri-Sat, October 16-17, 2020
FARA-Fest, Bourne, MA, T.B.A. Late Oct or early Nov. 2020
ARRL Remotely Administered Amateur Exam Systems Showing Promise
Facing a growing demand for amateur radio exam sessions in a time of social distancing and stay-at-home orders, sponsors of some Volunteer Examiner (VE) teams have risen to the challenge and are developing systems to remotely proctor test sessions.
UPCOMING DX PEDITIONS / IOTA CALENDAR
Pilgrim Club Launches New Website (March 7, 2019)
WA1YFV Repeaters on APRS
Panamax AC Remote Internet Controller Installations at the Truro & Harwich Repeater Sites
Panamax AC Controller Install..
Repeaters controlled via the internet and RF 440 MHz..