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  • June 1, 2015
    Join us for a 1 1/2 hour round trip ride through beautiful Niles Canyon -- ride on the Niles Canyon Railway in a private caboose. There are only 28 seats available, so reserve your seat early or you may miss out.  Details HERE.

  • January 21, 2014
    Come join us on a field trip on Sunday, March 16, 2014 to the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation (MVTF).  Learn about the many and varied types of military vehicles and the process of restoration from discovery of a vehicle to the final result.  Details HERE.

  • July 23, 2012
    PAARAshoot, scheduled for this coming Sunday, July 29th has been cancelled, per Carla Satra, the surviving organizer of the event, due to "recently adopted policy changes at the Santa Clara County Parks & Recreation Department".

  • July 20, 2012
    The August 3rd Meeting Will Take Place As Usual At The Menlo Park Recreation Center. However, Beginning With The September 7th Meeting, The Location Will Change Permanently To The Cubberley Community Center in Palo Alto.  Please Check The Meetings Page For More Details

    January 16, 2012  
    KSM/KPH Field Trip on April 28, 2012. For details Click Here.
  • This year's PAARAshoot wll be held at the Santa Clara County Field Sports Park on Sunday, July 31, 2011.  It will be a joint firearms shooting event, sponsored by PAARA and the Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club (SCVRC).  The event was started by the late Elaine "Trish" Gibbons, WA6UBE, and her partner Carla Satra, who have been volunteer rangemasters at the South County Field Sports Park in San Jose for many years.

    Through their good offices, we have been granted the use, without charge, of the 200 yard rifle range, one of only two 200 yard ranges in the Bay Area.  We have the range to ourselves for the entire day.

    Setup begins around 8:30 or so, so if you'd like to help, please come first thing. We shoot until 3:30 when we begin cleanup/packup, so we can be off the range by 4:00.

    All are encouraged to bring a little extra .22 ammo, and any interesting or unusual firearms they may have to show.  Lunch is potluck, so bring your favorite grille-able items and sides to share.  There is a fair amount of shade there, but it still gets hot.  Bring plenty of cold drinks.

    In addition to the treat of getting to shoot on a 200 yard range, it's always a fun gathering.  Come out to do something a little different with your radio friends. You'll have a BLAST!

  • October 1, 2010:  New PAARA Website Launched

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