Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Upcoming Gulf Coast Hamfests

Mark your calendars!  There are two upcoming HamFests along the Gulf Coast, and you're invited!  More info is below.  

The Playground Amateur Radio Club's 53rd Annual Hamfest is March 17th & 18th, 2023 at the Northwest Florida Fairgrounds at 1958 Lewis Turner Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547.  Friday 4 - 7 p.m, and Saturday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.  www.W4ZBB.org

The Milton Amateur Radio Club's 25th Annual HamFest is July 7th & 8th, 2023 at the Santa Rosa County Auditorium at 4530 Spikes Way, Milton, FL 32583.  Friday 3 - 8 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.  www.MiltonARC.org

Also, note the Panama City ARC Tailgate is on April 8th at the PCARC Clubhouse at 130 N. Church Ave Panama City, FL.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Beginner's Guide to Aircraft Scatter by VA3ECO

Chris VA3ECO gives the basics of Aircraft Scatter, including a demo. This was recorded from our Feb 13th, 2023 Beginner's Academy Zoom.


Monday, February 6, 2023

Are You a New or Returning Ham?

Welcome new and returning hams. Here are some resources for your ham journey.

In-person meetings at the PCARC Clubhouse: Wednesdays at 7 pm 130 North Church Ave. Panama City, FL

Testing for Technician Class and Upgrades: The third Wednesday at PCARC Clubhouse at 6 pm. Please contact Gary Bills at aj4ky@arrl.net

Panama City ARC Monday Two-Meter Net: 7 pm on the W4RYZ two-meter Repeater 145.210 - offset 100 Hz tone.

Panama City ARC Website: www.w4ryz.org See all the tab pages.

Panama City ARC YouTube Channel: Link

Beginner's Academy Zoom Meetings: Mondays at 7:30 CST. In the desktop view, see the invite link request form on the right side of the home page. You also will need a free Zoom account.

Bay County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) Group: link

Have fun with Ham Radio!

Greg N4KGL