If you have an announcement you'd like to make available to the Club, please contact Nick, K4NHV at:
The HCARC is conducting a class preparing for the General Class Amateur Radio Licensee. The class meets from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturdays through the end of March. The location is at the Leisure Lakes Baptist Church, 808 Gardenia Street Lake Placid, Florida. From US 27 turn west on Lake June Road and continue past the Fire Station and follow the church signs.
There will be a VE testing on Saturday, April 1st beginning at 9 am, also at Leisure Lakes Baptist Church.
For information call Don, W4CBS at 863.243.1125
The HCARC Revised Constitution can be downloaded HERE.
Pete, K1PJ gave a presentation at the October meeting on: "The Baofeng - How to manually program the UV5r" and has the PDF you can download HERE.
The next Club meeting will be held April 17, 2023 at 7:00PM at Dee's Restaurant.
Information to attend the monthly meeting using ZOOM is below:
Topic: Highlands County Amateur Radio Club Monthly Meeting
President: Don Roberts - W4CBS
Vice President: Pete Jordan - K1PJ
Secretary: Fred Seely - AA4ME
Treasurer: Roy Jackson - KW4G
Rick Gallagher - KF4Y
Mike Forsythe - AC2V
Kevin Prior - KM4ZQK
John Chaput - KK4LI
WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING DUES FOR 2023! PLEASE SEND YOUR CHECK TO:
P.O. BOX 7441
SEBRING, FLORIDA 33872
MEMBERSHIP FEES: INDIVIDUAL $30, FAMILY $35, ASSOCIATE $10 (NO LICENSE, NO VOTE)
AFTER MAILING IN YOUR DUES, PLEASE CLICK HERE ON THE MEMBERSHIP FORM LINK AND FILL OUT THE FORM. THEN CLICK SUBMIT SO I HAVE YOUR UPDATED INFORMATION. THANKS! Roy, KW4G
Contact us via email at:
Join us at Dee's Restaurant every Friday morning at 9:00AM and every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00AM at Logan's of Lake Placid.
Dee's Restaurant: 138 N Ridgewood Dr, Sebring, FL 33870
Logan's of Lake Placid: 381 E Interlake Blvd, Lake Placid, FL 33852
Morning Net 7 days a week at 9:00 am
Sunday - Pete, K1PJ
Monday - Don, W4CBS
Tuesday - Roy, KW4G
Wednesday - Rick, KF4Y
Thursday - Larry, W4LEH
Friday - David, KE4IFD
Saturday - Don, KU4RB
Net Wed. 8:30 pm Linked System
Lake Placid 147.045 pl 100.
Avon Park 442.350 pl 100.
7 pm Roundtable 147.550 simplex
Net Wed. 8:00 pm
Avon Park 145.330 pl 100
Sebring 147.270 pl 100
Avon Park Bombing range 444.825 pl 100.
Lake Placid 145.210 pl 100.
7 days 8:30 pm
Lake Placid 443.950 pl 100.
Verna 145.430 pl 100.
Net. Mon.7:00 pm
Wauchula 146.625 pl 127.3
Lake Wales RA
Net. Tues. 7:30 pm
147.330 pl 127.3
442.425 pl 127.3
WC4PEM Linked System
Net Wed. 7:30
Frostproof 444.950 pl 127.3
Dundee 146.985 pl 127.3
Davenport 444.625 pl 127.3
Kathleen 443.900 pl 127.3
Net. Mon. 8:00 pm
147.195 pl 100.
147.075 pl 100.
147.180 pl 100.
147.300 pl 100.
Thanks to KB4FLE, KE4CQA and KE4CPZ for this Website. W4HCA
Highlands County Florida
Randy Payne K4EZM
for more information.
Click HERE to download the
ARES® Registration Form
Randy is also looking for volunteer operators and relief operators to work the shelters in the event of a hurricane or other disaster.
if you can help.
Combined ARES® SkyWarn© Net is on Wednesday evening 8 PM.
The initial call will be on the 147.045 pl 100 about 5 minutes before the hour.
Net Control for the evening will announce what repeater will be used for the evenings net.
The simplex net is now a roll call net, set up in the interest of saving some time.
Net Control Operators will rotate through out the Month so if you would like to be one contact:
We will rotate repeaters as well to make sure they get used and to see that they are working properly
Everyone is invited to check in.
There are many sources of Weather alerts/warnings
I am asking all Sky Warn members to use the FEMA app.
Download the free FEMA app HERE for your smartphone.
You can set 5 locations to get alerts from.
-Recommended by Dan Noah NWS Ruskin-
QCWA Meeting Every Third Wednesday of the Month at Noon.
138 N. Ridgewood Dr.
Sebring, Florida 33870