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

145.470 Mhz 107.2 tone

Next Meeting: 13 September 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)



•  Tall  inverted V antennas and trap dipoles using wire stubs  


• Inverted V Antennas II, including gain and VSWR data of the ARRL Antenna Book HF Trap dipoles

Selected Hamfests:

Melbourne Hamfest     Friday: 1 PM - 7PM Saturday: 9AM - 3PM
Admission Tickets $6 until Sept. 30, $7 after. Age 12 and Under Free.
Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, Florida 32901

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.