Welcome to PARA!

We are a friendly group of radio enthusiasts serving Philipsburg PA and surrounding communities.

Are you interested in radios, scanners, antennas, emergency communications, or emergency power? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. Our members love to discuss these topics and offer helpful advice. Whether you’re an experienced radio amateur or just getting started, we’d love for you to join our activities and discussions.


September Meeting

We will meet at noon on Saturday, Sept 10 at the Reliance Firemen’s Club, 500 N. Centre St, Philipsburg, directly across from the Weis Market.  This month’s topic is Off-Grid Solar Power.  Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Off-Grid Solar Topics to be Discussed:

  • solar panels
  • charge controllers
  • deep-cycle batteries
  • physical configuration
  • electrical configuration
  • cost estimates
  • performance estimates

Join Us!
In order to participate in future PARA activities, just complete and submit our 2022 Membership Form. Your contact info and email address will be listed on our Members Page, which is only accessible to other members. You will occasionally receive email messages from other members announcing upcoming events or providing links to online meetings. PARA will not share your contact info with other organizations.