St. Petersburg Amateur Radio Club

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The next monthly SPARC club meeting is Friday, November 6th, 2015 at 7:30.


The next Executive Board meeting is Saturday, December TBD, 2015 at 2:00 PM. All members are welcome.

SPARC meets at DMI Research at 6699 90th Avenue North in Pinellas Park. More details and a map are available on our meeting location page available here. Please use the REAR ENTRANCE next to the patio.

Fall 2015 Newsletter is now available!

The Fall 2015 SPARC Gap is now available. Our editor, Veronika KC4YAW, has outdone herself with this issue! It’s chock full of pictures from Field Day, antenna work on the club repeaters and a great series on the Gritty RTTY decoder.

Buy Sell Net

Check out Mike K4ZPE’s Buy/Sell web site, and the weekly Buy/Sell Net on the SPARC Repeater at 6:45PM or after the SPARC Daily net.

St. Pete Science Festival Update

    Saturday 10/3 was spent assembling a temporary satellite station, this year’s new addition to our exhibit. It is hoped that that the shiny antennas moving above our tent along with the graphic display of satellite orbits will attract additional interest this year. Using equipment on loan from Tom, NY4I, Tom along with Dave,… (read more)

Volunteers Needed for St. Pete Science Fest

SPARC Will be participating in the 5th annual St. Petersburg Science Festival. We will be demonstrating “Worldwide Communications over Amateur Radio.” If you would like to help introduce our hobby to the public, please notify Bob, N2ESP. Planning is underway for the 5th Annual St. Petersburg Science Festival, a regional celebration where families and the… (read more)

W4GAC / W4TA “Reorganization”

The station crew invites you to stop by the station on Saturday August 29 at 10:00AM to help reorganize (read clean) the station and storage areas. We will break for lunch and then convene the SPARC Executive Board meeting at 2:00PM. All are welcome.  

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