49th Annual Melbourne HAMFEST


ARRL State Convention

Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society (PCARS)

October 10 & 11 2014

        PLEASE NOTE: The Hamfest is Friday and Satureday ONLY   


Friday: 3PM - 7PM Saturday: 9AM - 4PM

Setup: Fri, Oct 10th - 10:00AM to 3:00PM, Sat, Oct. 11th 7:00AM to 9:00AM

Admission Tickets  $6 until Sept. 30, $7 after. Age 12 and Under Free.


        GREAT Outside TAILGATE Area

$10.00 per designated parking space - first come, first served after 12:00 Noon Friday. Tailgate areas not designated as regular parking are $2.00/linear foot; these areas will only be assigned by special request. Come early - open at 6:00AM on Saturday! Admission tickets required in tailgate area.


Registration Information: Tickets purchased before Sept. 30 are $6.00 and $7.00 after Sept. 30, 2013. Tickets are required everywhere on Auditorium property-inside and outside. Age 12 and under are free. Requests must include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope for advance tickets or pick-up at the door.



        Talk in: W4MLB on 146.25/146.85 repeater - NO PL Tone



    Location: Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, Florida 32901


       Swap/ Commercial Table and Ticket form

        Plenty of Inside commercial booths and swap tables

        Consignment table will be available

        Amateur Radio Exams will be given on site

        Excellent FORUMS and MEETINGS

         Local Motel information

        Main Prizes and Hourly Door Prizes will be awarded

        ARES Badging - will be available all day Saturday

        ARRL Awards  - QSL card checking for DXCC, WAS, WAC and VUCC awards on Saturday



E-Mail your information requests to hamfest2014@pcars.org



US Mail: PCARS Melbourne Hamfest

P.O. Box 1004

Melbourne, FL 32902-1004