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The Piney Hills Amateur Radio Association is a
ARRL Affiliated Club
Piney Hills Amateur Radio Association
The Piney Hills Amateur Radio Association, " PHARA" is a non-profit corporation dedicated to "enjoying" the hobby of amateur radio and mentoring new "hams"
in the Piney Hills Country of
at the Meeting Room of the Louisiana Center for the Blind's Meeting room at 101 S Trenton St. Ruston, La
Most members begin arriving at to enjoy Pizza and social time while others come only for a
visit and the meeting at .
If you are in the area make a call on either machine to find the
location and come on down to join us. We are the Friendliest Ham Club
Monday Night Net
We have a 2 meter “Emergency Training Net” each and every Monday night at 7:00 p.m. on 147.120 MHz 94.8 pl.
Our club meetings are the first Thursday night of each month. At the Louisiana Center for the Blind,
W5YI VE TESTING
As a public service to the local Ham Community, the Piney Hills Amateur Radio Association host monthly testing sessions after our monthly club meeting. We offer testing for all license classes. Directions or talk-in, 147.120 MHz 94.8 pl. Please contact our Contact VEs , Taylor Mack KD5ZJZ or Joe Holland KB5VJY (318-348-0153) . Our Club VE's Jerry Darnell AD5AQ at 318-255-5200, James Christian W5JC, Charlie Edwards WC5K, Dean Kirby KG5HOO, and Deryl Sullivan WD5GBD .
Membership dues now can be paid by PayPal. Student dues are $5.00 per year, Regular membership dues are $10.00 per year, and Family membership dues are $15.00 per year no mater how many hams are in the family.
President Jerry W. Darnell AD5AQ
Vice-President Rex Schuttler KI5BUE
Bob Moore KF5NQQ
Joseph Holland KB5VJY
CLUB SPONSORED REPEATERS
WC5K 147.120+ pl 94.8/94.8
CLUB AFFILIATED REPEATERS
W5JC Bernice 147.075+ pl 127.3
W5JC Bernice 145.330- pl 127.3
KC5DR 147.135+ pl 127.3 (Ouachita) (Louisiana Delta Radio Club)KC5DR 145.23 - pl 127.3 (Union Parish) (Louisiana Delta Radio Club)
Joe Holland KB5VJY, Webmaster