Gold Coast Amateur Radio Association

Serving Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties of Florida

Save the Date for Summer Field Day June 24 & 25, 2023!

Our Club Events:

  • Tues March 28th, 2023
    GCARA Monthly Meeting on ZOOM

    Tues March 28th, 2023 GCARA Monthly Meeting on ZOOM

    Meeting starts at 7:30pm, Zoom Room Opens Prior to Meeting for socializing. Join Zoom Meeting Click this link to join our meeting – Meeting ID: 861 4515 0594Passcode: 464119 Speaker: Joe Carcia (NJ1Q) March is now booked with W1AW station trustee for a virtual tour of the station. About Joe: I’ve been licensed since […]

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  • Picnic at Vista View Park
    April 8, 2023

    Picnic at Vista View Park  April 8, 2023

    Egg Hunts/Fox Hunt every hour 10AM – 5PM Vista View Park – Shelter 1 Egg hunt = something people immediately recognize and kids might be interested in. The fact that we mix a fox hunt into it as a radio club is what makes our egg hunt unique. Fox hunt = an activity unique to […]

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Other Events:

  • (Volunteers Needed) BIKE MS: April 15 & 16 – Breakaway to The Palm Beaches

    (Volunteers Needed) BIKE MS: April 15 & 16 – Breakaway to The Palm Beaches

    We are looking for volunteers on 4/15 and 4/16 to serve as communicators. So far this is what has been decided, all tentative depending on upcoming scheduling events Cyclists will start and finish at the Boca Raton Innovation Campus and head North on AiAthrough the Palm beaches on Day 1 Saturday and travel south on […]

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  • Ham Radio Licensing Course

    Ham Radio Licensing Course

    We will be offering a ham radio licensing course beginning March 24th. The class itself will be virtual, however, the FCC testing session will be in-person. There is no charge to take the class, however, the testing fee is $15.00 payable when you take the test. Classes will be held on Friday evenings from 7:00 […]

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News & Articles

President’s Messages

Meeting Minutes

Congratulations to our new Executive Board!!

GCARA has a new and younger Board now, fully charged with the responsibility of leading us into the new year. It is my hope that the new people will offer a fresh approach to maintaining our fun hobby by its work and dedication to the hobby we all enjoy.

Congratulations to ERIK OLMER W4EJO, the new president, who will take the help of Ben Echavarria N7BBE, as the new Secretary, Robert “Liggy” Ligum KN4WII, as the new Treasurer, Thomas Savoca K9TJS as Director/PIO, Ricki Witte KJ4FSJ, as a very supportive and able Vice President, and Ricky Eaton KD4HG, as the stable REPEATER TRUSTEE and the leader of the Technical Team for the club. I will remain in the wings as Director at Large, for continuity and to help out where ever and when ever there is a need. I have great confidence and look forward to what each person offers to the Board. Happy 2023 ya’ll and God Bless.

Melanie Fernandez KJ4VCT

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