45th Annual Melbourne HAMFEST


2010 ARRL State Convention

Sponsored by the Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society (PCARS)

October 9 & 10 2010


Saturday: 9AM-5PM Sunday: 9AM-2PM

Setup: Fri, Oct 8th at 6:00PM to 9:00PM, Sat, Oct. 9th 7:00AM to 9:00AM


        GREAT Outside TAILGATE Area (Click here for parking layout)

$10.00 per designated parking space - first come, first served after 3:00PM Friday. Tailgate areas not designated as regular parking are $2.00/linear foot; these areas will only be assigned by special request. Come early - open at 6:00AM on Saturday! Admission tickets required in tailgate area.


        Talk in: W4MLB on 146.25/146.85 repeater - NO PL TONE NEEDED


        Location: Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, Florida 32901 (MAP)


        Swap/ Commercial Table and Ticket form (Click here)

Tickets available at TEDCO Electronics, 437 S.Babcock St. Melbourne

        Plenty of Inside commercial booths and swap tables (Click for floor plan)

        Consignment table will be available (Click here for details)

        Amateur Radio Exams will be given on site (Click here for details)

        Excellent FORUMS and Meetings (Click here for schedule)

        ARES Badging - will be available all day Saturday

        ARRL Awards Checking Available on Saturday

        Main Prizes and Hourly Door Prizes will be awarded (Click to view Winners)

         Local hotel information (Click here for list)




Registration Information: Tickets purchased before Sept. 30 are $6.00, and $7.00 after Sept. 30, 2010. Tickets are required everywhere on auditorium property-inside and outside. Age 12 and under are free. Requests must include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope for advance tickets or pick-up at the door.

 E-Mail your information requests to hamfest2010@pcars.org

         Hamfest Co-Chairs:

        Jim Long KI4RBW or

        Kathy Quinn KI4RQY

        Phone: 321-327-2647


Mail: PCARS Melbourne Hamfest

P.O. Box 1004

Melbourne, FL 32902-1004