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This page was last updated on November 29, 2023.


Serving Pinellas County

An ARRL Affiliated Club

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

443.050 MHz
Tone: 141.3 Hz

EchoLink is temporarly down.

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 ups 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 Veterans Association (MVA) Office
Oaklefe Center, Suite 103
12467 62nd St. N.
Largo, FL 33733
MAP: MVA_Office

Planned Future Meetings & Events:

Meeting Talk-in on 443.05 MHz + Offset


Thursday      Minnreg office         Heart meeting, 5:30 PM, 12467 62nd St. N., Unit 103, Largo, FL 33773, 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 Strawberry Festival Expo Building, 301 Berryfest (was N. Lemon), Plant City, FL 33564, Tailgate open 1 PM to 6 PM Friday and 8 AM-4 PM Saturday, Talk-in 145.410 (PL 131.8), for information contact Bill Williams AG4QX, [email protected], Website: or.


February 9-11         Orlando                  Hamcation, Southeastern Division Convention, Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 West Colonial Drive, Tickets $20 in advance, $25 after Dec 21 and at the door. Talk in 146.760 (-600/ PL 103.5) and D-Star 146.820. RV check-ins begin February 9 and may stay to the 14th. Hours on Friday and Saturday are 9am to 5pm, 9am to 2pm on Sunday. All the information at, Email: [email protected] or call (407) 841-0874 or 800-214-7541. There is also an AM low power Information Station on AM 610.


- Enter your state (or other info) and click the Search Button.
- In the Hamfest List, click the website links to check for possible cancellations.

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

You can download the November, 2023 H.E.A.R.T. Newsletter right here!

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

President -- Jim Hansen WD�DIA
Vice President -- Bill Williams AG4QX
Secretary -- Alan Gilbert KO4CR
Treasurer -- George Shipley W4OGQ
F.G.C.A.R.C. Director -- Bill Williams AG4QX
Trustee -- Jim Hansen WD�DIA
Webmaster/SYSOP -- Alan Gilbert KO4CR

Contact Info:

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

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

Visit the F.G.C.A.R.C. Home Page.

Online since 05/02/99

Last updated: November 29, 2023