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Starting in January 2016, the monthly PCARS Club Meeting will be held at the Victory Church, 1050 Cypress Ave Melbourne FL 32935
The building is on the corner of Cypress and Eau
Gallie Blvd. It was at one time a A&P Super Market and later a Bank of
America. Presently it is run by the Church which rents it out for meeting to
other groups. It has a hugh parking lot so the building is set far back from
the corner. The part of the building closest to Eau Gallie Blvd is a gym
called "Cross Fit". The entrance to the meeting room is in the mid section
of the building. You may park in any of the parking slots on the
east side of the building.
The Lat Long is 28.128362, -80.631872. The Lat Long
is also 28 degrees 7 minutes, and 42.1032 seconds North and 80 degrees 37
minutes 54.7392 West It resides in grid square EL98qd.
The meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month. Social Time with coffee and cake starting at 6:45pm with the meeting starting at 7:15pm.
Pictures of the damage to the PCARS
Ham Radio License classes are open to everyone from the age of 10 to 100.
Technician Class License
The Technician Class Test is the first test you must pass to get your FCC license. Morse Code is no longer required. If you have an interest in getting into the wonderful world of Ham Radio, you should contact Bill Carrigan and sign up for this class. Seating is limited. The classses are free but you will be required to purchase a Technician License Manual. Contact info is below:
General Class License
If you have your Technician Class License and would like to get you next higher GENERAL LICENSE, a class will be starting on Feburary 1, 2017. You will be required to purchase the General License Manual. Contact info is below:
The Florida QSO Party is April 29th and 30th.
PCARS will be one of 20 Special Event Stations operating with a special call. We will be using the call W4A. Other members of the Florida Contest Group will be using other calls ending in one of the following letters.
F L O R I D A S U N
For more infomation on the event, go to
PCARS Field Day is June 24 & 25, 2017
PCARS Field Day (W4MLB) will be held at the
Melbourne Fire Training Center
Pictures by W4EIP
Are you interested in working Amateur Satellites?
This information will get you started with a little equipment and any Amateur class license.
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