About US BARS is affiliated with the American Radio Relay League, the Florida Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Council, and the Hillsborough County ARES/RACES. We are part of the West Central Florida section of the ARRL.
BARS Club Officers President: Steve Maslin (NS4M) Vice President: Tony Stone (W4TAS) Treasurer: Karissa Hendershot (N3YDA) Secretary: Rick Farr (KK4CVD)
Newsletter The Club newsletter is the ANTENNA published monthly. It's a great way to keep up with the area ham radio and BARS club happenings. See the Newsletter Page to download back issues of the ANTENNA.
Club Name Tags BARS members may order a badge from The SignMan.
ARES/RACES Award for Excellence During Hillsborough County Mass-Causality-Drill
Regular BARS Meeting Our meetings include an informal time for socializing, time for Club business, and a program. Come and meet the other hams from the Brandon areaThe third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM at: Redeemer Church 12404 Boyette Rd Riverview, FL 33569 The monthly BARS meeting is also available via Zoom
Tuesday Morning Breakfast Here is opportunity to get together with friends over a good cup of coffee and a bagel or perhaps a full breakfast. We have a good time and lively conversation. • Every Tuesday Morning at 8:30 AM • New York DinerMap to the NY Diner 2126 Jelane Drive Valrico, Florida 33594
Thursday Morning Bagels Join an informal group at Einstein Bros Bagels for an eyeball-to-eyeball QSO. • Thursday Morning at 9:00 AM • Einstein Bros Bagels. Map to Einstein Bros 660 W. Brandon Blvd. Brandon, Florida 33511
Saturday Morning Breakfast Get your weekend started off right, with good friends and a hearty breakfast at the Recipe Box! We plan ahead for the seating, so contact Bill, N4NOA, and let him know you'll be attending. • Every Saturday Morning at 8:00 AM • Recipe Box Map to Recipe Box 147 E Bloomingdale Ave Brandon, FL 33511