Welcome to Port St. Lucie Amateur Radio Association

~ Important reminders and events ~

NO MEETING IN DECEMBER, 2018 - Instead of the regular monthly meeting we will hold our annual Holiday Party on Sunday, December 16.  Party details are provided below.  If you have not already done so, please RSVP to Bob, KJ4UXS, at brownpsl@comcast.net if you plan to attend the party, so we can provide the restaurant with an approximate head count.

Our next regular meeting will be held at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 295 NW Prima Vista Blvd, Port Saint Lucie.  We meet in the Fellowship Hall on the north side of the church property.

HOLIDAY PARTY - Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 2 to 5 PM, Buffalo Chophouse, 918 SW Gatlin Blvd, Port Saint Lucie.
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If you plan to attend but did not sign the party guest list at the November meeting, please RSVP Bob, KJ4UXS, at brownpsl@comcast.net and indicate the number of persons in your group so that we may provide the restaurant with an approximate head count.

JOIN US - Our weekly Ragchew, Traders and Tech Net is held on both repeaters each Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
     PSLARA Repeaters: 146.955 -.600kHz, 443.650 +5 MHz, Tone on both 107.2.
     Echolink K4PSL-L node 402163.  ECHOLINK IS OFFLINE at this time.

NEW DMR REPEATER - 444.000  +5 COLOR 1, Time Slot 1
DMR Net 9PM Tuesdays, on Talk Group 31123, connect to our DMR repeater (also Ft.Pierce  and VERO)


2x4 DX & HF GROUP NET - Join the 2x4 DX Group net every 1st, 3rd (and when necessary 5th) Wednesday of the month at 8:00 PM on the PSLARA 146.955 repeater.  All amteurs, member or not, are invited to participate.

OTHER ANALOG NETS (with ECHOLINK)
     K4CPJ-R  Vero MONDAYS  7:30 PM 146.640 +.600  pl 107.2  
     W4AKH-R  FT PIERCE 8:00 PM TUESDAYS 147.345 +.600  ( 107.2  Tone) 
     AF4CN-R Treasure Coast Weather Net SKYWARN  SUNDAY, 9PM    146.775 (tone 107.2). also REPEATER NET AT 8:00Pm


MEETING SCHEDULE - PSLARA meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of every month (except December) at 7:30 pm.  For meeting location see OUR MEETINGS section below.  Visitors are always welcome at our meetings.

DINNER MEETINGS - Please join us for dinner prior to the monthly meetings.  We meet at 5:30 PM at the Golden Corral in St. Lucie West (next to Lowe s). This is a great chance to socialize and enjoy a meal together! 

BREAKFAST MEETINGS - 1st Saturday of every month, at 8:30 AM at the Golden Corral in St. Lucie West (next to Lowes).


LICENSE TESTING - Our next VE testing session will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the St. Lucie County Emergency Operations Center, 15305 W. Midway Road, Fort Pierce, FL.  Pre-registration is not necessary at our test sessions, and walk-ups are always welcome.  Click the Testing,Training link on the left side menu for additional details.  Watch for our complete 2019 testing schedule, which will be announced soon.

2x4 DX & HF GROUP - The group meets at 9:00 AM on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.  We meet at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 295 NW Prima Vista Blvd, Port St. Lucie.  The church is located one block west of the intersection of Prima Vista Blvd and Airoso Blvd.  We meet in the small meeting room on the west side of the main church building.  Visitors are always welcome.  Please join us.  For more information on the 2x4 DX & HF Group please send an email to 2x4DXGroup@gmail.com.

 
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WHO WE ARE 
The Membership of the Port Saint Lucie Radio Amateur Radio Association (PSLARA) is comprised of licensed amateur radio operators and persons interested in the "ham" radio hobby. We are an official affiliated club of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL).
 
OUR PURPOSE 
PSLARA s purpose is to promote Amateur Radio as a hobby. Accordingly, the goals of PSLARA are to further the exchange of information and cooperation among members, to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism, and individual operating efficiency. We also aim to conduct club meetings, programs and activities in a manner that advances the general interest and welfare of Amateur Radio. The Association is also dedicated to providing emergency communications as a public service in the event of a local or national emergency.
 
OUR MEETINGS 
The monthly meetings of the PSLARA are held the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. The meeting location is St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 295 NW Prima Vista Blvd. in Port Saint Lucie. The church is located one block west of the intersection of Prima Vista Blvd and Airoso Blvd.  Meetings are open to all persons interested in ham Radio.  Visitors are always welcome.

*** Please join us for dinner at the Golden Corral in St. Lucie West (next to Lowes) prior to the monthly meeting.  We get together for dinner at 5:30 pm.  This is a great chance to socialize and enjoy a meal together!

*** Breakfast Meetings 1st Saturday,  at 8:30 AM at the Golden Corral in St. Lucie West (next to Lowes)
 
OUR ACTIVITIES 
Our many programs include four major social events a year, VE amateur radio license testing, licensing classes, and many other activities. For information on our amateur radio testing sessions click on the TRAINING, TESTING Link on front page.
 
MEMBERSHIP 
Membership in the PSLARA is open to all who have an interest in amateur radio. You do not need to be a licensed amateur operator to become a member. An application form is available under the "CONTACT US" tab. Membership dues are $25 per year. For members, dues are due by the end of December in the amount of $25.00.  Make checks payable to PSLARA, Inc. and mail them to PSLARA, P. O. Box 7461, Port St. Lucie, FL 34985 or Treasurer - Joey Lopez at 182 SW Eyerly Ave., Port Saint Lucie, FL 34983.

CLUB EMAIL:   Info@PSLARA.com (for general info and membership) , Testing@PSLARA.com (for Testing and Training)
 


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