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Welcome to the Harris/Intersil Amateur Radio Club (HIARC) website!

145.470 Mhz 107.2 tone

Next Meeting: 14 June 2018

Place: Memaw's, Palm Bay

Time: 6PM - 9PM

  • 6 pm Dinner
  • 7 pm Meeting
  • 7:30 pm Presentation

Active Repeater and Simplex Frequency List (Feb 2018)





The program will be opn Yagi Antennas with analysis of the dual band KG0BZZ yagi for 2 meters and 70 centimeters:

Tim, KI4TG brought one of these in for show and tell last monthe and we will learn more.

Selected Hamfests:
Orlando 6-9-18, University Of Central Florida Tailgate (sunrise to 10 am)

 Amateur Radio Technician License:

When: Saturday April 14 through June 8, 2018. 9 AM to Noon.
Where: PCARS Clubhouse at the City Of Melbourne Fire Training Center, 1980 Hughes Road, Melbourne, FL 32905
Why: Prepares you to take the Technician Class amateur radio license exam 
Test: At the end of the course date and time TBD 
    Cost: Course is free.
    Textbook: ARRL Technician License Class Manual 3rd edition available locally at Tedco Electronics 437 S. Babcock St in Melbourne. Cost $25.00.
    Instructor: K3DC Bill   K3DC at cfl dot rr dot com

Club Information

The Harris/Intersil Amateur Radio Club (HIARC) is located on the central east coast of Florida in the city of Palm Bay. HIARC presently includes approximately 25 members.

Club Meetings: Second Thursday of Every Month at Meemaw's Bar-B-Q in Palm Bay (4916 Babcock St. N.E. Palm Bay, FL 32905 (321) 409-9670). Supper is at 6:00 PM, and a short business meeting is at 7:00 PM. Our programs, which are usually technical in nature, start around 7:30 or 8:00 PM.

Voting membership in the club is available to current and former employees of Harris Corporation, Intersil, and their family members. (Non-voting membership is open to anyone interested!) An amateur radio license is not required. To join, simply complete a club membership application and mail it to the address provided.

Club Station is in Harris bulding 15, Room 321.

HIARC membership application

Membership dues are $12.00 per year.

Annual Events

Annual swap-fest at the September meeting.

Field Day (always the 4th full weekend in June) is held at the Grant Community Center Fairgrounds.

Melbourne Hamfest is held on the 2nd weekend of October (Friday and Saturday) at the Melbourne Auditorium.