The Titusville Amateur Radio Club
Brevard County, Florida, USA

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Titusville,   FL
USA   32781-0073


A Disaster Preparedness Organization
as defined by FEMA

The Titusville amateur Radio Club

is affiliated with

Amateur Radio Emergency Service ARES

Brevard Emergency Amateur Radio Service BEARS

Brevard County Emergency Mamagement

and provides communications support for

The City of Titusville,

Brevard County and

The State of Florida.

Hurricane Season Starts June 1

Eating Meeting Thursday 5 PM

Loyd Have Mercy Restaurant

3434 South Washington Av.

Club Meeting Janurary 22 2019

Club Meeting Feburary 26 2019

Club Meeting March 26 2019

Club Meeting April 24

Club Meeting May 22

Club Meeting June 26

Club Meeting July 24

Club Meeting August 28

Pot Luck Dinner September 25

Club Meeting October 23

Club Meeting November 27

Christmas Party Date and Time TBD

Meeting Location

19 N Washington Av.

US 1 North bound

Enter off of Garden St.

Tailgate March 31 Now History

It was a good one

It was well attended.

See you next year. March 30, 2019

Florida QSO Party

April 28th and 29th

Alabama QSO Party

June 2nd and 3rd


RACES/ARES Parking lot drill for shelter operators

Fox Lake Park

June 2nd

This is training for anybody interested in

learning or improving their communications skills.

Come and observe or participate in traffic handling.

Bring your Go Kit if you have one or use one of ours.

Limited electrical power will be provided.

We will be operating from TARC 1 and also from

Pavillion II. The same one we use for Field Day

and our tailgate. Soft drinks and water will be

available for a small donation.

Field Day June 23 & 24

Fox Lake Park


Exit I 95 at SR 50 Exit 215

Turn East towards Titusville

Turn Left on SR 405

Go North about 2 miles

Turn Left on Fox Lake Road

Enjoy the Field Day

The April 2018 K9YA Telegraph is available for download

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    Club Repeaters

    146.910 MHz Tone 107.2 Hz.

    146.970 MHz Tone 107.2 Hz.

    146.775 MHz Tone 100.0 Hz.

    Featured Repeaters

    224.120 MHz Tone 107.2 Hz.

    444.675 MHz Color Code 3

    The Titusville DMR is currently having Internet issues.

    Use Cocoa DMR until this problem is resolved.

    444.575 MHz. Color Code 3

    (What is a Tone or CTCSS)

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    Practice Exams

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    Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30 of each year.

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    The Titusville Amateur Radio Club
    Brevard County, Florida, USA

    Club Meetings:

    4th Tuesday of each month at 1900 local time.
    Monthly meetings held 7pm-9pm on the 4th Tuesday
    of each month at the Titusville Masonic Lodge.

    Meeting Address:
    Titusville Masonic Lodge
    19 N Washington Ave (Click address for map)
    Titusville, FL 32796


    Club NetsFrequencyDay/Time (Local)
    Mosquito Net:28.333 MHz USBWednesday, 19:00
    VIP Net:146.970 MHz
    (Tone 107.2)
    Thursday, 19:00
    Other Local NetsFrequencyDay/Time (Local)
    Central Brevard
    ATV Net:
    146.940 MHzMonday, 19:00
    Florida 2 Meter
    SSB Net:
    144.210 MHzMonday, 19:00
    Central Brevard
    EOC Net:
    147.135 MHzTuesday, 18:30
    Central Brevard
    147.135 MHzWednesday, 19:30
    145.370 MHz
    (156.3 tone)
    Wednesday, 19:15

    Club Repeaters are open to all licensed amateurs:

    • K4KSC - Jan Ferguson, Trustee
      Frequency: 146.910- MHz
      Tone: 107.2 Hz.
      Output Power: 80 Watts
      Antenna approximately 100 ft above ground level at 6 dBd
      Location: S. Titusville

    • K4KSC - Jan Ferguson, Trustee
      Frequency: 146.970- MHz
      Tone: 107.2 Hz.
      Output Power: 80 Watts
      Antenna approximately 165 ft above ground level at 6 dBd
      Location: N. Titusville

    • K4KSC - Jan Ferguson, Trustee
      Frequency: 146.775
      Tone: 100.0 Hz.
      Output Power: 80 Watts
      Antenna aproximately 105 Ft above ground level at 6 dbd
      Location: Aurantia, FL (Hog Valley)

    • K4DJN - Chris Durso, Trustee
      Frequency: 224.120
      Tone: 107.2
      Output Power: 25 Watts
      Antenna approximately 400 ft. above ground level
      Antenna gain
      Location: Cocoa

    • K4DJN - Chris Durso, Trustee
      Frequency: 444.675
      CC 3
      Output Power: 25 Watts
      Antenna approximately 165 ft. above ground level
      Antenna gain 9 db South
      Location: N. Titusville

    Current Officers:

    • President - Jan Ferguson W4REN 321-269-2796 Home 321-298-4693 Cell W4REN@AOL.COM
    • Vice President - Paul Fee N6YCC
    • Secretary - Sherry Ferguson KU4ZO 321-543-8487 Cell 321-269-2796 Home KU4ZO@CFL.RR.COM
    • Treasurer - Dave Mclean WB4SIG
    • Directors - Lou Sperry W6LOU, Betty Sperry KK4BID, Derrick Roberts KJ4UFX, Donald Spade N1DES

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    Commercial and Ham Radio Exams:

    FCC Exams are held anytime convenient to both the applicant and the volunteer examiners.
    For information on exams, and directions contact: Sherry Ferguson - KU4ZO at 321-269-2796.

    You should probably study up or at least (for Ham Radio) take the practice exams online .

    For Commercial Exams you might like to visit the following site. W5YI before testing.

    American Radio Relay League
      FEMA courses, ICS Course List
      Marked Courses are requested by Served Agencies. There is no cost to take them.

    • > IS-100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System
    • > IS-200.b, ICS for Single Recources and Initial Action Incidents
    • IS-250, Emergency Support Function 15 External Affairs: A new Approach to Emergency Communications and Information Distribution
    • IS-288, Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management
    • > IS-700a, National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
    • > IS-800b, National Response Plan, An Introduction
    • IS-802, Emergency Support Functions Communications
      ARRL Emergency Communications Courses
    • EC-001 Introduction to Emergency Communications click on the '+' sign
    • The above course is a replacement for the previous 3 levels of coursework.
    • Make sure you complete the prerequisite courses required before beginning EC-100 (see FEMA training above)
      Postion Task Books (PTB), National Wildfire Coordinating Group
    • J-158, Radio operator (RADO)
    • J-257, Incident Communications Center Manager (INCM)

    The FEMA courses are now required for hams responding to disasters outside their local community (and everyone should take ICS-100). They are Internet Correspondence Courses that can be taken at home, with on-line testing. They are free, and FEMA issues a Certificate that you can download and print following the successful completion of the exam.

    FEMA ICSForms

    Brevard County Background Check Form

    Regular Club and Local Events:

    • Thursday Night "Eyeball QSO's" at local restaurants
    • Currently meeting at Loyd Have Mercy 3434 S. Washington Av. Titusville
    • Mosquito Net Tailgate March 31,2018 Fox Lake Park
    • Amateur Radio Field Day June 23-24 2018 Fox Lake Park
    • The public is welcome to all club events

    Other information of interest to local hams: