CQ! CQ! CQ! This is KC1FLG. Today marks the start of the:
52nd Annual Melbourne HAMFEST
ARRL State Convention
Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society (PCARS)
October 13 & 14 2017
Note: The Hamfest is Friday and Saturday ONLY!
Friday: 1 PM – 7PM Saturday: 9AM – 3PM
Setup: Fri, Oct 13th – 9AM to 1PM, Sat, Oct 14th 7:00AM to 9:00AM
Admission Tickets: $7 and Age 12 and Under Free.
· GREAT Outside TAILGATE Area
$10.00 per designated parking space – first come, first served after 12:00 Noon Friday. Tailgate areas not designated as regular parking are $2.00/linear foot, good for both days. These areas will only be assigned by special request. Come early – open at 6:00AM on Saturday! Admission tickets required in tailgate area.
Table and Ticket Registration Information: Tickets are required everywhere on Auditorium property-inside and outside. Age 12 and under is free.
· Talk in: W4MLB on 146.85 -600KHz repeater – NO PL Tone
· Location: Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, Florida 32901
Plenty of Inside commercial booths and swap tables
Consignment table will be available
Amateur Radio Exams will be given on site
Excellent FORUMS and MEETINGS
Main and Hourly Door Prizes will be awarded
ARES Badging – will be available all day Saturday
DXCC QSL CARD Checking at the ARRL Table.
For more information please go to PCARS.
On another note. This Saturday Snowie will be sitting for Radio License Exam at 09:30 at the Melbourne Library. I’m so very proud of my beautiful bride for going through the class and taking the adventure into Amateur Radio.