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

Meetings now on RADIO Next Meeting on ZOOM.
Analog Repeater: 147.345 +.6  ( 107.2  Tone)   Regular Meeting time: 7:30 2nd Wednesday.


BREAKING NEWS - A special Amateur Radio License Examination Session
has been scheduled for Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM
The session will take place at the Buffalo Chophouse restaurant located at 918 SW Gatlin Blvd in Port Saint Lucie.


NEXT MEETING: FPARC monthly meetings are the 2nd Wednesday at 7:30 pm.
CLUB MEETINGS  and VE SESSIONS at IRSC Building "J" Room 104 or close by

- use  entrance near Hamfest building  -  off Virginia Ave and 35th Street  *  MAP - Club Meeting Room @ IRSC
***  Dinner get together before Club meeting at 6:10 pm at:    Costa Azul 2311 Okeechobee Rd, Fort Pierce ....  all invited.

***  VE session 6:00 pm  please arrive early to register ( 2nd Wednesdays same location as club meeting) 
       If you are taking 2 tests please tell Jess and arrive early. Club meeting start promply at 7:30.

      Testing directions / Info can also be obtained by emailing   Jess Porter  w4dns@arrl.net

HAMFEST set for for August 15th, pending College opening, date may move, lots of surprises, MARK YOUR CALENDAR.

*** LOOK IN HAM RADIO ESTATES FOR NEW RADIO OFFERINGS ***

 Winlink RMS VHF station W4SLC-10 145.530 at St. Lucie County EOC is available  for radio email.
Note: You can also use W4AKH-2 for a via Digipeater.
- Important *** Our ARES group would like to see all HAMs up to learning Winlink for fun and emergencies. 
- If you have an HF radio you can also participate....  Contact John KK4SHF to get up to speed.

WEEKLY NETS  
Our weekly Ragchew, Traders and Tech Net  on FPARC Analog Repeater: 147.345 +.6  ( 107.2  Tone)  each Tuesday at 8:00 p.m
*** FOR OUT OF TOWN NET CHECKINS TUESDAY NITES AT 8PM OR ANYTIME Via Echolink or WinLink****
**** W4AKH-R  ECHOLINK node 2004  ***** 
Florida Winlink Check-in to W4AKH all day Mondays.  In subject line put: first name, city, state, mode (Packet, Pactor, VARA ,ARDOP etc)
Our weekly D-Star net held on W4AKH 444.500 +5 Port B repeater, link to Reflector 78C each Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.
DMR net on TG 31123  9:00 PM Tuesday (Vero, PSL and Ft Pierce DMR repeaters)
DMR repeater 444.800+W4AKH +5 COLOR 1, Time Slot 2

>>> D-star and DMR code plugs and help available here see Digital Univ Menu Link .
*** DSTAR REGISTRATIONS available in menu on left ... see Registrations: Dstar,DMR,Echolink link in main menu ***
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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 Available W4AKH-R node:2004
D-Star net held on W4AKH 444.500 +5 Port B linked to 78C often
New DMR repeater 444.800+W4AKH +5 COLOR 1, TS 2   
D-star and DMR code plugs and help available here.
New DStar  Repeater KB4DD   VHF 145.440  -.6   Port C Gateway. Located in in high tower in Martin County.

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+   Reflector 78C. 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.org, W4AKH.com 
 
 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.
Link to Membership Application Form:  Membership Application


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