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NEXT MEETING: Thursday August 24, 2017 at 5:30 PM. Click here for info.
No meetings in June or July.

This page was last updated on June 09, 2017.


Serving Pinellas County

An ARRL Affiliated Club

H.E.A.R.T. Repeater:

443.050 MHz
Tone: 103.5 Hz

EchoLink is up and running! See info below.

About H.E.A.R.T.:

We, the Honeywell Emergency Amateur Radio Team (H.E.A.R.T.) club, are an association of persons commonly interested in Amateur Radio. It shall be our purpose to further the exchange of information and cooperation between members, to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism and individual operating efficiency, and to conduct club programs and activities so as to advance the general interest and welfare of Amateur Radio in the community.

We hold monthly meetings followed by the "Meeting-After-the-Meeting", usually at Sonny's BBQ on Park Blvd. We also have dinner get-togethers quasi-monthly as well as other social events.

Meeting Information:

Fourth Thursday of the month at 5:30pm
Minnreg Building
6340 126th Ave N.

Planned Future Meetings & Events:

Meeting Talk-in on 443.05 MHz

There are no Heart meetings in June or July

Saturday August 19, Tampa, TARCfest, at the TARC clubhouse. For directions go to and click on “Map to Clubhouse” button on left. Cost $2 per person to get in plus $3 to set up tailgate. Limited room inside clubhouse for $15. Tailgaters setup at 7:00 and public in at 8:00. Talkin 147.105 + 146.2 tone. INFO: William Bode, N4WEB, 813-878-7654.

Thursday August 24, Minnreg building, Heart meeting, 5:30 PM, Minnreg building, talk in on 443.05

Thursday Sep. 28, Minnreg building, Heart meeting, 5:30 PM, Minnreg building, talk in on 443.05

September 23, Odessa, Gunn Highway Flea Market, 2317 Gunn Highway. 0800 to 1300 hrs. Admission $5, tailgate $1, Contact Don Nystron , KA2KDP for information. Phone: 727-868-0176 or (813) 920-3181, Talkin on 145.350 PL, 146.2, Web:

October 13 & 14, Melbourne, Florida State Convention/Hamfest at the Auditorium, 625 Hibiscus Blvd., Talk-in on 146.25/85, INFO: Jim Long, 1110 Emerald Road SE Palm Bay, FL 32909, Phone: 321-327-2647, Email:, Web:

Thursday Oct. 26, Minnreg building, Heart meeting, 5:30 PM, Minnreg building, talk in on 443.05

Saturday Nov 11, Pinellas Park, SPARCFest, Free hamfest at Freedom Lake Park, Southeast corner of US 19 and 49th Street. Starts at 7 A.M. Talk-in on 147.060 INFO: Ed Erny, NZ1Q, Email:, Web:

Thursday Nov 30, Minnreg building, Heart meeting, 5:30 PM, Minnreg building, talk in on 443.05

December 8 - 9, Plant City, West Central Florida Section Convention, Plant City, at the Florida Strawberry Festival Grounds in the Agricultural Show Center, 2508 W. Oak Avenue, 33563. Tailgate open 1 PM to 6 PM Friday and 8 AM-4 PM Saturday, Talk-in 145.410 (PL 131.8), Web:

H.E.A.R.T. Newsletter:

You can download the May, 2017 H.E.A.R.T. Newsletter right here!

H.E.A.R.T EchoLink has new hardware and is back in service!


EchoLink software allows licensed Amateur Radio stations to communicate with one another over the Internet. The program allows worldwide connections to be made between stations, from computer to station, or from computer to computer, greatly enhancing Amateur Radio's communications capabilities. There are hundreds of thousands of registered users in hundreds of countries worldwide!

For licensed hams, EchoLink software opens up new possibilities for communicating around the world with other amateurs. Your PC links you or your local repeater to any of more than 110,000 other stations over the Internet.

Sign up and download the free software here!

Future Plans: 2 meter and 220 Mhz Remote Base!

You can read the RBI-1 Remote Base Manual in PDF format.

If you don't have the free Adobe Acrobat PDF file reader, you can get it here.

H.E.A.R.T. Officers:

President -- Jim Hansen WDØDIA
Vice President -- Bill Williams AG4QX
Secretary -- Dan Bobczynski KG4HNS
Treasurer -- George Shipley W4OGQ
F.G.C.A.R.C. Director -- Bill Williams AG4QX
Trustee -- Jim Hansen WDØDIA
Webmaster/SYSOP -- Alan Gilbert KO4CR

Contact Info:

Call Jim, WDØDIA, H.E.A.R.T. President, at 727-424-1322
or send

Snail Mail address:
404 Yelvington Avenue,
Clearwater, FL 33755

Visit the home pages of other area clubs at the F.G.C.A.R.C. Home Page.

Online since 05/02/99

Last updated: June 09, 2017