Stuart, Florida Ham Radio Club 

Next Meeting
Please check out Events Calendar for our next meeting date and time. Our regular meeting place is 1895 SE Flying Fortress Lane, Stuart, FL 34996. Map here

Got Questions?  Drop us an email:  info@mcaraweb.com

What is Ham radio? Amateur radio operator Chris Tate, KJ4UBL explains in this 30 second audio recording on our Learning Resources page.




Caroline Nolan (age 12) at ARRL Field Day 2012

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We have some unique features which allow us to organize our group activities and communicate via the web more efficiently. You don't need to register to visit or browse our site, but you do need to be a member to see details of other member profiles or photo albums. We invite you to join our club if you have an interest in Amateur Radio and electronics technology.


What's Happening


SKYWARN Spotter Training

(Rescheduled)
 

Saturday, May 12th at 10:00 AM at the Martin County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) the National Weather Service will be conducting a FREE Basic-level training class for anyone interested in becoming a Skywarn weather observer. The class will be taught by NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM) Scott Spratt KT4PD.
More Info



Coming up on Saturday, May 19th is the fifth in a monthly series of classes on Radio and Electronics.  Session #5 will allow us to further develop our soldering and radio skills by building an Anderson PowerPole patch cord, and a coaxial patch cord.  Sessions will include classroom instruction, and hands-on lab segments.  Reservations are not required, but space is limited.  More Info


           2018Stuart Hamfest

The 2018 edition of the Stuart Hamfest was held on Saturday, March 17th at the Martin County Fairgrounds.  We had an absolutely perfect Florida winter day, filled with good food and many Ham Radio friends.  Our very special guest this year, Bob Allison WB1GCM, from the ARRL Lab, led a forum on Software Defined Radios (SDR).

An Icom IC-7300, and many other prizes were given away at the event.  Visit www.stuarthamfest.com to see if you are a prize winner.  If you missed the hamfest this year, next year's Stuart Hamfest is just around the corner!
     Get Your
Ham Radio License!

On Saturday, February 17th the first session in a four-week FREE Amateur Radio Licensing Class was held.  We still have a few seats available, however!  The Martin County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (MC-ARES) and Martin County Amateur Radio Association (MCARA) jointly sponsor these sessions which are designed to help you obtain the entry level Technician Class FCC License.  The next session will be held this Saturday, March 9th.

Classes will be held at the Martin County Emergency Operations Center (EOC), located at 800 SE Monterey Road in Stuart, beginning at  09:00 AM.  Registration starts at 08:30 AM.  The general public is welcome.  Reservations are not required!   More Details
Not a member yet? Please join our club.

Signup for Classes to get your NOAA SKYWARN Spotter training and Martin County SKYWARN spotter number -- Look on the events calendar or Contact Us to find out when the next class at Martin County Emergency Operations Center, 800 SE Monterey Road, Stuart is scheduled.

If you would like to get your ham radio license or upgrade, please contact us and we will quickly put you in touch with a local ham to guide you.


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Upcoming events

26 Apr 2018 19:00 • 1895 SE Flying Fortress Lane, Stuart, FL 34996
30 Apr 2018 20:00 • 147.060 Repeater +600 Offset 107.2 Hz Tone
03 May 2018 17:30 • Southern Pig & Cattle Co., 2583 SE Federal Hwy, Stuart, FL 34994
07 May 2018 20:00 • 145.150 Repeater -600 Offset 107.2 Hz Tone
10 May 2018 19:00 • 800 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, FL 34994
12 May 2018 10:00 • 800 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, FL

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