The next meeting of the Vero Beach Amateur Radio Club will be
Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 7:30 PM.
Thanks to the efforts of Jan KK4GGJ a "QRP" session is planned every 3rd Saturday from 10 till approx. 2pm at the Wabasso Bridge site. It is a club event. Come and enjoy the low power ham radio fun.
Check out our PHOTO section above...Thanks to Dr. Bob KK4KT....he took over 200 pics...
John F KM4MCK has started a VBARC FACEBOOK PAGE and posted the pics take a look.
Each month near the end of the month N1PZB will post the minutes of the previous month here on our site. This will give the members a chance to review them BEFORE the meeting, and facilitate the approval process.
Click on "MEETING MINUTES" at the top of the page to review.
It's time for the annual Ft. Pierce Amateur Radio Club Hamfest! It will be held Saturday, August 13 from 8 AM until 2 PM at Indian River State College, 3209 Virginia Avenue in Ft. Pierce. Setup begins at 6 AM. Talk-in will be on the 147.345 MHz repeater (+ offset, 107.2 tone.) There will be VE testing, DXCC card checking, forums, hourly prizes and much more! Additional details can be found at FPARC.net.
Check out the New albums added to our website. VBARC is a Very Active ham radio club, and we will be posting our activities as we move through 2016.
The next event will be.....
ENJOY THE SUMMER....WE ARE ON VACATION
No Events Planned
Don't forget our on-going every Thursday AM BRUNCH at CJ CANNON's
Gather there at approx. 8:30
VBARC sponsors an ARRL-VE testing session every 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM, at the Indian River County Emergency Operations Center. The next test session will be Thursday, July 21, 2016.
For more information, email Bud Holman, VE Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DSTAR TRAINING IS ON-VACATION and will pick up again in the fall
You may learn more about D-STAR by going to this website.....
Every Friday night from 7:30 pm until approx. 10pm you are invited to attend the VBARC ELMER/PROJECT Night at Craig's (W4PHJ) home located at 1386 15th Avenue in Vero Beach (Behind the VBHS). Whether a seasoned "old timer" or a new HAM, there is something for everyone. Sometimes known as "KIT NIGHT" in the club, one Friday might may be allocated to fixing a radio OR building an antenna, OR just down and dirty " Please show me how does this radio works ?"
Enjoy an evening with your fellow local hams...everyone is Welcome BUT...XYL approval needed !!!
VBARC shirts are available from SOUTHERN EMBROIDERY located on 790 15th Place (off US 1 across from K-Mart plaza). There are two styles - YELLOW Collared (shown below) and YELLOW T's...Our club logo will be printed on each and your name and call sign are optional. Just tell them you are a member of the Vero Beach Amateur Radio Club and they will proceed with the order and quote you a price.
Pins can be purchased by VBARC members for $2 each, or $4 to non members. They are very nice, collectible pins and have already proven to be very popular! They are available at club meetings, or contact the club at email@example.com.
VBARC Club Shirts VBARC LOGO Pins
VBARC has a new mailing address! After many years at the post office box, the club voted to now have mail delivered to our meeting place at the Emergency Operations Center. If you need to mail in dues payments or any other correspondence, please DO NOT use the P.O. Box address; the post office isn't forwarding mail sent there. Instead use the following address:
Vero Beach Amateur Radio Club
c/o IRC EOC
4225 43rd Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32967
VBARC thanks the Emergency Operations Center for their support of our club, and Amateur Radio!
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