47th Annual Melbourne HAMFEST


2012 ARRL State Convention

Sponsored by the

Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society (PCARS)

October 13 & 14 2012


Saturday: 9AM-5PM Sunday: 9AM-2PM

Setup: Fri, Oct 12th at 6:00PM to 9:00PM, Sat, Oct. 13th 7:00AM to 9:00AM


        GREAT Outside TAILGATE Area (Click here for parking layout)

$10.00 per designated parking space - first come, first served after 4:00PM 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.


        Talk in: W4MLB on 146.25/146.85 repeater


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


        Swap/ Commercial Table and Ticket form


        Plenty of Inside commercial booths and swap tables (Click for floor plan)

        Consignment table will be available (Click here for details)

        Amateur Radio Exams will be given on site

        Excellent FORUMS and Meetings  

        ARES Badging - will be available all day Saturday

        ARRL Awards Checking Available on Saturday

        Main Prizes and Hourly Door Prizes will be awarded

         Local hotel information (Click Here)


Registration Information: Tickets purchased before Sept. 30 are $6.00 and $7.00 after Sept. 30, 2012. 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.

Text Box: Free Wireless
Internet Access
On Site


E-Mail your information requests to hamfest2012@pcars.org

 Hamfest Chairman: John Lundberg (W2TX) Home Phone: 321-723-7582


US Mail: PCARS Melbourne Hamfest

P.O. Box 1004

Melbourne, FL 32902-1004