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Weekend Activities

There are THREE super fun items coming up this weekend. See if you can get out there this weekend for some fellowship, community service, and playing radio!

March for Babies

Volunteer and give back to the community. All you need to bring is an HT and a smile. You will be assigned location around the lake and will be responsible for sending requests for assistance or re-supplies to Net Control. Lots of fun and it gives back.

Join us this Saturday 4/29 from 7:30am to about 10:30am at First Presbyterian Church (Lake Hollingsworth).

QRP & Tailgate Demo (Lake Wales)

This month, Lake Wales Radio Amateurs will meet at “Crystal Lake Park” and the theme will be Fusion and Wires X due to the new Fusion repeater in Polk County (LARC, LWRA and PEM collaboration) 145.270 -6  C4FM only. It is on the air now.

Join the fun Saturday 4/29 from 9:00am to Noon at 205 N 5th St, Lake Wales, FL 33853

FL QSO Party:

The 2023 Florida QSO Party is this weekend; All 67 counties will be active.

When: April 29 & 30, 2023
Two ten hour operating periods, with a ten hour break:
Saturday, April 29 1600Z (Noon EDT) – April 30 0159Z (9:59 PM EDT)
Sunday, April 30 1200Z (8 AM EDT) – 2159Z (5:59 PM EDT)
20 Hours total

Please check out the 2022 FQP for results and much more –

Central Florida POTA Meetup Sat (4/15)

Come out for the last Central Florida POTA Meetup until after the Summer. Bring a radio (or not), bring a friend, check it out! It will be a blast.

Sat (4/15) from 7am to ???

Tenoroc Public Use Area (Picnic Lake pavilion)
POTA designation “K-6327 – Tenoroc Wildlife Area”

Fellowship, play radio, promote radio, prep

Club Meeting Today (4/10)

Reminder that there is testing at 5:30pm (bring FRN# and ID) followed by our general club meeting at 7:00pm. Looking forward to seeing you there. All are welcome.

Where: Parkview Baptist Church

When: Every 2nd Monday

Club Picnic this Saturday!

This Saturday morning will be the highly anticipated Club Picnic.

Come out for some wonderful fellowship, play radio, and even get a bite. The Club will provide BBQ, buns, onions, Swiss cheese, ice, and water. Also, please feel free to bring anything else you would like and like to share.

  • When: Saturday, April 8th starting at 8:00am
  • Where: Lake Parker Park in Lakeland (enter the park & drive until you see antennas)