Welcome

D*Star Net every Wednesday @ 20.30 EDT on 442.225 MHz : “W1SCC B”
CERT Net every Wednesday @ 19.30 EDT on 145.450 MHz: “W4KPR”
HF Net Thursdays @ 09.00 to 09.45 on 14.282 MHz

The Kings Point Amateur Radio Club brings together all levels of ham radio operators from newcomers & veterans to share in the enjoyment of ham radio and provide the area with emergency communications in time of need.  KPARC supports Hillsborough ARES, RACES, CERT, NWS, & local organizations.

Do you have in interest in Ham Radio but not yet licensed and want to know more. Stop by the club to chat with us.  We hold regular classes and conduct exam sessions.  Are you already a licensed ham and new to the area, stop by the club a chat with us about joining.  We are an active group of ham’s !


Latest Club News

BlueDV and ZumSpot

At the Digital Thursday meeting on January 3, 2019, Mike/KG4TGP talked about and demonstrated the ZumSpot and BlueDV hotspots. There were about 15 members in attendance. It was interesting and informative. In the future, we’ll try to announce the topics in advance. If you have a special interest or knowledge of a digital product and […]

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Introduction to Flex radio

Mike, KG4TGP, did a great job of giving an over view of how to use the club’s Flex 3000, plus he outlined the advantages of owning SDR radios. We had 14 members present.  We can add this to our repeat  subject list if requested. We are developing a list of classes/forums for 2019 so watch […]

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SKYWARN Recognition Day 2018

The Tampa Bay National Weather Service office in Ruskin will be participating in SKYWARN Recognition Day this year. We will be operating from Friday evening, November 30th starting 9pm at through Saturday, December 1st at 5pm . SKYWARN Recognition Day was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service and the American Radio Relay League […]

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KPARC Club Room (ham shack) off-line

The painters and carpet layers are due to start on Friday of this week. So the club room tables and equipment is being moved into the room next door. As a result the following equipment is offline and will not be available until the painting and carpeting are completed. Hopefully we’ll be able to put […]

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Latest Weather News

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th.

  Top News of the Day… view past news Last update Mon, 31 Dec 2018 17:21:42 UTC   For best viewing experience, please enable browser JavaScript/Active Scripting. Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico There are no tropical cyclones in the Atlantic at this time.The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th. *Spanish […]

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SKYWARN Recognition Day 2018

The Tampa Bay National Weather Service office in Ruskin will be participating in SKYWARN Recognition Day this year. We will be operating from Friday evening, November 30th starting 9pm at through Saturday, December 1st at 5pm . SKYWARN Recognition Day was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service and the American Radio Relay League […]

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