52th Annual Melbourne HAMFEST


ARRL State Convention

Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society (PCARS)

October 13 & 14 2017

Note: The Hamfest is Friday and Saturday ONLY!


Friday: 1 PM - 7PM                    Saturday: 9AM - 3PM

Setup: Fri, Oct 13th - 9AM to 1PM, Sat, Oct 14th 7:00AM to 9:00AM

Admission Tickets $6 until Sept. 30, $7 after. Age 12 and Under Free.


        GREAT Outside TAILGATE Area

$10.00 per designated parking space - first come, first served after 12:00 Noon Friday.  Tailgate areas not designated as regular parking are $2.00/linear foot, good for both days. These areas will only be assigned by special request. Come early - open at 6:00AM on Saturday!  Admission tickets required in tailgate area.


Table and Ticket Registration Information: Tickets purchased before Sept. 30 are $6.00 and $7.00 after Sept. 30, 2015.  Tickets are required everywhere on Auditorium property-inside and outside.  Age 12 and under is free.  Requests must include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope for advance tickets or pick-up at the door.


        Talk in:  W4MLB on 146.85 -600KHz repeater - NO PL Tone


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



        Plenty of Inside commercial booths and swap tables

        Consignment table will be available

        Amateur Radio Exams will be given on site

        Excellent FORUMS and MEETINGS

        Main and Hourly Door Prizes will be awarded


   ARES Badging - will be available all day Saturday

      DXCC QSL CARD Checking at the ARRL Table       

       Local Hotels and Motels with special Hamfest rates


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



US Mail: PCARS Melbourne Hamfest

P.O. Box 1004

Melbourne, FL 32902-1004