The Titusville Amateur Radio Club

Brevard County, Florida, USA

Official Website

K4KSC

Post Office Box 73

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

The City of Titusville Emergency Management


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Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service RACES

Brevard Emergency Amateur Radio Service BEARS

and

Brevard County Emergency Management




🌀  Hurricane Season Starts June 1

🌦️ 🌀 National Hurricane Center Home Page

National Hurricane Center Twitter Page

🌀  Hurricane Season Ends November 30



Untill furthet notice

all club events

have been cancelled

including the eating meeting.

The regular club meeting

will be held on them 146.97 Repeater.




CLUB MEETINGS

Club meeting location is

19 N Washington Av.

US 1 North bound

Enter off of Garden St.

This Club Meeting will be on the 146.970 Repeater

Club Meeting April 28 2020

Club Meeting May 26 2020

Club Meeting June 23 2020

Club Meeting July 28 2020

Club Meeting August 25 2020

Club Meeting September 22 2020

Pot Luck Dinner October 27 2020

Club Meeting November 24 2020

Christmas Party Date and Time TBD

Club Meeting Janurary 22 2021

Club Meeting Feburary 26 2021

Club Meeting March 26 2021


FREE Tailgate Postponed

Anybody wishing to take a ham exam

please contact Sherry at

SherryKU4ZO@gmail.com or 321-543-8487


TARC/ARRL Field Day June 22 & 23, 2019

Fox Lake Park

DIRECTIONS

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

4400 Fox Lake Road

Overnight camping is permitted.

Bring your own electricity.

Water is available, bring a "Y" adapter

and plenty of hose.

Camper setup starting Friday afternoon.

Park on the North side.

the one and only water connection

is on the South side.

Allow room for parking and antenna tower parking.



Enjoy Field Day


Upcomming Hamfests

A number of Hamfests have been posponed or cancelled.

Please report any errors to

Jan W4REN @ W4REN@aol.com

Thank You

4/18/2020

TARCFest

Tampa Amateur Radio Club

ARRL Hamfest


Cancelled

Gainesville Hamfest

Gainesville ARS

Waldo Fl.

ARRL Hamfest


4/18/2020

West Volusia Amateur Radio Tailgate

Westvars ARS

DeLand Fl.

ARRL Hamfest


4/25/2020

Cy Harris Memorial Free Flea

Broward ARC

Oakland Park, Fl.

ARRL Hamfest


5/23/2020

Wormfest

The Glorious Society of the Wormhole

Pinellas Park, Fl.

ARRL Hamfest


6/13/2020

Tail-Gators' Gathering

Dade City Masonic Lodge

Dade City, Florida

ARRL Hamfest


07/10/2020 and 7/11/2020

Milton Annual Hamfest

Milton Amateur Radio Club

Milton, Fl.

ARRL Hamfest


08/15/2020

Fort Pierce Hamfest

Fort Pierce ARC

Fort Pierce, Fl.

ARRL Hamfest


11/21/2020

Flamingo Net Flea at U. of Miami

Flamingo Net ARC

Coral Gables, Fl.

ARRL Hamfest



The K9YA Telegraph is available for download

K9YA Telegraph


Club Repeaters

146.910 MHz Tone 107.2

146.970 MHz Tone 107.2

146.775 MHz Tone 100.0


Featured Repeaters

224.120 MHz Tone 123.0 Hz.

444.675 MHz Color Code 3




The Titusville and Cocoa DMR Repeaters

are linked on Talk Group 316274

(What is a Tone or CTCSS)


TARC@TitusvilleARC.Org



Practice Exams
Orlando Hamfest Testing Link

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

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Melbourne Doppler Weather Radar
Titusville Weather Forcast
Hurricane Names

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








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

CLUB NETS FREQUENCY DAY/TIME HOST
Skywarn Net: 146.970 MHz
(Tone 107.2)
Tuesday, 19:00 Barry N4NMF
Mosquito Net: 28.333 MHz USBWednesday, 19:00 Tom KN4GLO
VIP Net: 146.970 MHz
(Tone 107.2)
Thursday, 19:00 Daniel (Danny) KM4WZX
OTHER LOCAL NETS FREQUENCY DAY/TIME (LOCAL)
Central Brevard
ATV Net:
146.940 MHzMonday, 19:00
Florida 2 Meter
SSB Net:
144.210 MHzMonday, 19:00 Roger WA4JWU
Central Brevard
ARES/RACES Net:
147.135 MHzWednesday, 19:30
IRARC
ARES/RACES Net:
145.370 MHz
(156.3 tone)
Wednesday, 19:15
OUTPUT FREQ OFFSET TONE MODE LOCATION SPECIAL NOTES
52.72 -500 KHz. 107.2 Analog Titusville Pending
145.130 -600 KHz. 107.2 Analog Vero Beach
145.350 -600 KHz. 103.5 Analog St. Cloud
145.370 -600 KHz. 156.7 Analog Cocoa
145.470 -600 KHz. 107.2 Analog Melbourne
145.490 -600 KHz. 100.0 Analog Titusville
146.610 -600 KHz. No Tone Analog Melbourne
146.775 -600 KHz. 100.0 Analog Titusville TARC
146.850 -600 KHz. 107.2 Analog Palm Bay
146.880 -600 KHz. 107.2 Analog Rockledge
146.895 -600 KHz. 107.2 Analog Palm Bay
146.910 -600 KHz. 107.2 Analog Titusville Repeater is being relocated.
146.940 -600 KHz. No Tone Analog Rockledge NASA Audio and Launch information
146.970 -600 KHz. 107.2 Analog Titusville TARC Battery Backup
147.075 +600KHz. 107.2 Analog Scottsmore Brevard County North Tower
147.135 +600 KHz. 107.2 Analog Rockledge Brevard County Central Tower
147.420 +600 KHZ. 123.0 Analog Deland
147.255 +600 KHz. 107.2 Analog Palm Bay
147.330 +600 KHz. 107.2 Analog Titusville
224.120 -1600 KHz. 123.0 Analog Cocoa
444.325 +5 MHz. 107.2 Analog Melbourne
444.375 +5 MHz. 107.2 Analog Sebastian SARNET
444.425 +5 MHz. 107.2 Analog Melbourne
444.525 +5 MHz. 103.5 Analog Rockledge County NBEMS
444.575 +5 MHz CC3 DMR Brandmeister Cocoa Linked to Titusville DMR
444.650 +5 MHz. 107.2 Analog Cocoa SARNET
444.675 +5 MHz CC3 DMR Brandmeister Titusville Linked to Cocoa, Florida DMR Battery Backup Power
444.875 +5 MHz. 107.2 Analog Merritt Island
444.925 +5 MHz. 131.8 Analog KSC



Club Repeaters are open to all licensed amateurs:

  • 146.910- MHz K4KSC
    Tone: 107.2 Hz.
    Output Power: 80 Watts
    Antenna
    Location: This Repeater is being relocated and will be back on the air soon.
    Trustee- Jan Ferguson

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

  • 146.775- MHz K4KSC
    Tone: 100.0 Hz.
    Output Power: 80 Watts
    Antenna approximately 105 ft above ground level at 6 dBd
    Location: Aurantia, FL (Hog Valley)
    Trustee- Jan Ferguson

  • 444.675- MHz K4DJN
    CC 3
    Output Power: 25 Watts
    Antenna approximately 165 ft above ground level at 9 dB South
    Location:N. Titusville
    Trustee- Chris Durso

2020 Officers:

  • President - Jan Ferguson W4REN
  • Vice President - Paul Fee N6YCC
  • Secretary - Sherry Ferguson KU4ZO
  • Treasurer - Sally Fuller KN4HPX
  • Directors - Dave McLean WB4SIG, Donald Spade N1DES, Daniel Belcher KM4WZX, Dave Butler KX4UY, and Bill Farrell WD4NPT


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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 321-543-8487.

You should probably study up or at least (for Ham Radio) take the (and perhaps more practice exams and even another) before then.

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



Regular Club and Local Events:

  • Thursday Night "Eyeball QSO's" at local restaurants
  • Beef O'Brady 2825 Garden St.
  • corner of Singleton and Garden St.
  • Mosquito Net Tailgate March 28 2020 Fox Lake Park
  • Amateur Radio Field Training Event Date and time not set yet. Fox Lake Park
  • The public is welcome to all club events

Other information of interest to local hams:

Other radio clubs in the area:



Silent Keys

Edmund (Ted) Maciag K5AAV 79 Aug 24, 2019

Walt Hart W1IIA 92 Nov 7, 2019

George Bortle KD4CBV 72 Nov. 8 2019

Jeff Thompson W3HVU 77 Jan 8, 2020

Floyd Goddard W4OIT 89 Feb 20, 2020

Wife of Jim Morgan WB4PXO Jan 2020

Wife of Dave Butler KX4UY Mar 2020


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Last updated 4/6/2020 2300 EDT

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For more information contact

Jan Ferguson W4REN@AOL.COM

321-298-4693 Cell



Sherry Ferguson KU4ZO@CFL.RR.COM

321-543-8487 Cell