Welcome to Fort Pierce Amateur Radio Club

Our Repeater Tower at WQCS Radio Station
Our Repeater Tower
 At WQCS Radio Station
~ Important reminders and events ~
** Great HAMFEST ** Thanks everyone for your help ***
**** SPECIAL THANKS TO THE YOUNG LADIES WHO HELPED OUT *****
Betty Warnock , Diane Lenartiene   , Marge  Armstrong  , Kay Olsen  , Ruth Sweigart


*** Grand Prize Radio Winners *** 
Rob KS4EC   - Dstar     Icom ID-4100
Ramon  KA3QFD - 2 Band DMR MD-2017
Charles  KE5QIB - Yaesu FT-70D


*** DSTAR /QSO PARTY    8/22-8/26  **** http://www.icom.co.jp/world/dqp/

*** Parity Act *** Easy to send  letter here  *** https://arrl.rallycongress.net/

*** FOR OUT OF TOWN NET CHECKINS TUESDAY NITES AT 8PM OR ANYTIME****
**** KK4SHF-R  Is Temporary ECHOLINK connection to  the W4AKH Analog repeater ***** (normally W4AKH-R)

FPARC monthly meetings are  the 2nd Wednesday at 7:30 pm.
We meet at the IRSC College on Virginia Ave
. RadioStation WQCS (look for the tower) .
Ham License testing 4th Wednesday each month at the IRSC WQCS tower, 7:20pm registration.

Map and directions: WQCS Tower

*** Next Meeting  September 13th - Wednesday at 7:30 pm
*** Dinner get together before Club meeting at 6:00 pm at:
    
 Costa Azul Mexican 2311 Okeechobee Rd, Ft. Pierce.

 
Fort Pierce Amature Radio Club HamFest - Saturday August 12, 2017
*** AIR CONDITIONED***
Indian River State College 3209 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL

DONT FORGET TO CHECK INTO YOUR WEEKLY NETS !!! 

NETS and Repeaters: Our weekly Ragchew, Traders and Tech Net is held on 147.345+ repeater each Tuesday at 8:00 p.m
Our weekly D-Star net held on W4AKH 444.500+ Port B repeater each Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.
FPARC Analog Repeater: 147.345 +.6  ( 107.2  Tone,TSQL ~ CTCSS ). 
With ECHOLINK Now available W4AKH-R node:2004 KK4SHF-R
(TEMPORARY)
New DMR repeater 444.800+W4AKH +5 COLOR 1, Time Slot 2
DMR Net 9PM Tuesdays, on Talk Group 31123, connect to our DMR repeater (also PSL and VERO)
DMR coffee net 7-9am mornings TG 31123
Get a DMR radio MD-380 for as little as $89.00 join the fun.

D-star and DMR code plugs and help available here.
New DStar repeater VHF 145.440- KB4DD Port C Gateway linking not available, just for local use only.

ARES’s monthly  meetings held the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at EOC. Our monthly nets will continue to begin at 7:30 p.m the first Wednesday of the month. We need Volunteers ****

South Florida HF nets:  http://k4br.com/florida-hf-nets/
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WHO WE ARE 
 
FORT PIERCE AMATEUR RADIO CLUB 
 
(Fort Pierce Saint Lucie County, Florida USA) is a general-purpose amateur radio club and its over 50 members are involved in all aspects of amateur radio. We make a special effort to participate in providing communications support for public service events, field day and serving as Volunteer Examiners as part of the ARRL VEC program.
 
Repeaters:  Analog Repeater: 147.345 +.6  ( 107.2  Tone,TSQL ~ CTCSS ). 
With ECHOLINK Now available W4AKH-R node:2004
New DMR repeater 444.800+W4AKH +5 COLOR 1, 
D-star and DMR code plugs and help available here.
New DStar repeater VHF 145.440- KB4DD Port C Gateway linking not available just for local use only.
 
Club Nets:Tuesday night at 8:00 PM EST 147.345+ PL 107.2 (107.2  Tone,TSQL ~ CTCSS, code decode) Echo-Link Node #2004
D-Star Net Tuesday at 8:30pm W4AKH B, 444.500+. D-star set-up files and help available here.
 
Our Club Meets: On the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the WQCS studios on the Main Campus of Indian River State College in Fort Pierce. All are welcome.
 
Our Club Web sites: are  FPARC.net FPARC.org, W4AKH.com 
 
The Fort Pierce Amateur Radio Club conducts Amateur Radio License Testing sessions: The 4th Wednesday evening of each month. The sessions are held at the WQCS studios in Building Q at Indian River Community College located in Fort Pierce on Virginia Ave, and start promptly at 7:30 PM (registration 7:20 PM). The cost, as specified by federal statute, is $15.00 per testing session. Talk-in are available on the club repeater, (Analog 147.345+ PL107.2 ( Tone,TSQL ~ CTCSS, code decode). Directions can also be obtained by calling 772-462-4537
 
Membership and Dues:
Dues: 25$ a year, $5 goes to WQCS, Family Membership is $30 a Year.
Mail to: Fort Pierce Amateur Radio Club,.Box 12086  Fort Pierce, Florida 34979-2086
Make sure you put your callsign on the check.
Or bring to a meeting. PayPal Credit Card Processing available on web site soon.
Link to Membership Application Form:  Membership Application
 


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