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H.E.A.R.T.

Serving Pinellas County

An ARRL Affiliated Club

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

443.050 MHz
Tone: 141.3 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 Frankie's Patriot BBQ on Ulmerton Rd. or 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.
Clearwater

There are no Heart meetings in June or July.



Planned Future Meetings & Events:

Meeting Talk-in on 443.05 MHz

Saturday Feb. 24, Winter Haven TECHCON, Formerly known as the West Central Florida Section Technical Conference, Polk County Emergency Operations Center, 1890 Jim Keene Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33880, Talk-In: 146.985, 444.625, 443.900, or 444.950 (PL 127.3), Public Contact: Darrell Davis, KT4WX, 6350 Mills Road Fort Meade, FL 33841, Phone: 863-245-9923, Email: kt4wx@arrl.org Web: http://www.arrlwcf.org

Sunday March 3, Zephyrhills ZAARC Hamfest at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church, 5855 16th Street, Info: John Leahy, KK4ITX, 3513 Aquamarine Way Zephyrhills, FL 33540, Phone: 813-843-8454, Email: kk4itx@arrl.net, Talk-in on 147.135

Saturday March 17, New Port Richey GCARC Hamfest, 7:00 am - 1:00 pm at Millennium Academy, 10005 Ridge Road, Talk-in on 146.670, Info: Ralph McCullough, WA3YFQ, 6615 Doon Street New Port Richey, FL 34653, Phone: 727-247-4790, Email: WA3YFQ@yahoo.com, Web: http://www.gulfcoastarc.org/

Thursday March 22, Minnreg building, Heart meeting, 5:30 PM, Minnreg building, talk in on 443.05

Saturday April 14, Tampa TARCfest, at the TARC clubhouse located at 7801 N 22nd St, Tampa, FL 33610. For directions go to http://www.hamclub.org 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 April 26, Minnreg building, Heart meeting, 5:30 PM, Minnreg building, talk in on 443.05

Saturday May 12, Dade City EPARS Tailgate in the Park, at the Church Street Park, 37746 Church Avenue, Dade City, FL 33523. For directions and additional information go to http://eparsonline.org or Email aa4cb@yahoo.com. Free parking, Donation $5. Tailgaters setup at 7:00 and public in at 8:00, Talk-in on 146.880 (PL 146.2), INFO: Chris Bloxsom, , AA4CB, 34383 Arbor Street Ridge Manor, FL 33523, Phone: 727-484-8099.

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

Saturday May 26, Pinellas Park Wormfest 2018, Freedom Lake Park, Southeast corner of US 19 and 49th Street. Free, park opens at sunrise, Talk-in on 146.850 - and 442.625 +, both with PL 146.2, INFO: Bill, AG4QX, 3215 West Tambay Avenue, Tampa, FL 33611-1539, phone: (813) 837-3833, Email: ag4qx@arrl.net, Web: http://www.TheWormholeSociety.org

There are no Heart meetings in June or July

Saturday August 18, Tampa TARCfest, at the TARC clubhouse located at 7801 N 22nd St, Tampa, FL 33610. For directions go to http://www.hamclub.org 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.



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

You can download the February, 2018 H.E.A.R.T. Newsletter right here!



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

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


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Last updated: February 22, 2018