Information Page

This page is for listing information, either needing information on something or providing information as well. 

Weekly / Monthly Club Events:

For more up to date information please check out our Facebook Group, link on the right side of the web page. 

Hog County Amateur Radio Association – Monthly Breakfast 

The first Saturday of each month,  9:00 AM is our breakfast meeting.  During the winter season when we have a larger group of seasonal members we usually meet at Howie’s Family Restaurant – 840 North Main Street, Bushnell, Florida 33513.  However during the summer / fall months we have a smaller group so we may visit other restaurants.  Our breakfast are  open to all amateurs and those seeking to become one.   Please RSVP via email at K4HOGFL@gmail.com so that we have a headcount and can reserve the tables and or advise you of the months location. 

Hog County Amateur Radio Association – Monthly Lunch

The third Saturday of each month we may meet for lunch at 11:45 AM – the location will vary so if you are interested in attending the lunches please email us and let us know and we’ll let you know where.  Please RSVP via email at K4HOGFL@gmail.com so that we have a headcount and can reserve the tables and or advise you of the location. 

Hog County Amateur Radio Association – Monthly VE  Exam / Testing Session

The first Saturday of each month we host an amateur radio testing session for those looking to get their ticket and get started in the hobby as a Technician or those who are looking to upgrade their license to General or Extra.  So the testing will be the first Saturday of each month starting at 11:00 AM.   Exams will be held at the Cross Connection Church – 1451 West County Road 476, Bushnell, Florida 33538.  If interested then please RSVP via email at SumterVE@gmail.com or email us with any questions that you may have.  Currently the cost of taking the test is $15.00 payable the day of and preferably via check made out to ARRL / VEC or cash (exact amount) if you do not have a check. 

Don’t forget, you will need to obtain your FRN number prior to taking your exam.  To do so, follow this link to the FCC FRN Registration Page and follow their instructions.  https://apps.fcc.gov/coresWeb/publicHome.do 

Other Events:

As events may become known we may post them here.  Otherwise we use our Facebook page to keep members informed of association events.