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

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Next Meeting: 8 November 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)



• Using solar energy to power amateur radio equipment by Bruce KM4OFP.


•  A demonstration of the Collins KWM-2 HF transceiver with a slide presentation by Butch WA4AQV. There will also be some test equipment for door prizes.

October is the annual swap meet meeting so bring something in to sell if you wish. Sometimes we run out and parking lot swap as well just before the business meeting, if you have trunk full.

Selected Hamfests:

• University Of Central Florida, January 12, 2019,
• The annual Okeechobee Hamfest appears to have been discontinued
• Orlando Hamcation, February 8 through 10, 2019,

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.