NEXT NOFARS MEETING: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH AT 7:30PM
ED WHITE HIGH SCHOOL, 1700 OLD MIDDLEBURG RD.
NEAR NORMANDY BLVD AND I-295
Harry Reagan from the Jacksonville Broadcasters Association speaks. He is a retired broadcast executive from Channel 4, former city councilman and now active in numerous community projects. Harry is an excellent speaker so plan to attend.
Jacksonville has a rich radio and television broadcasting history dating back to the first local radio stations in the early 1920s. Television arrived in town in the late 1940s. Some broadcast pioneers also were Amateur Radio operators.
NEW NOFARS PRE-MEETING DINNER LOCATION:
BONO'S NEAR 103RD ST. AND JAMMES RD.
Effective Thursday, September 10th, the NOFARS pre-meeting dinner location changes to Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q at 5229 Jammes Road. This is a half block north of 103rd St. on Jammes Rd. Organizer Janet Purvis, KA4REZ invites you to eat with the group starting around 5:30 or 6PM. Order off the menu.
NEW NOFARS TESTING LOCATION IN NOVEMBER
Starting in November, the NOFARS FCC testing location moves to Hogan Baptist Church at the corner of Hogan Rd. and Parental Home Rd. in southside. More testing information
The North Florida Amateur Radio Society (NOFARS) is the largest Amateur Radio group in Northeast Florida with over 320 members.
Founded in 1957, NOFARS is the heritage, general interest Amateur Radio group for the Jacksonville area. We welcome newcomers and long-time hams to join us and participate in activities.
NOFARS meets monthly (except August and December) at Ed White High School; 1700 Old Middleburg Rd. near Normandy Blvd and Interstate 295. Meetings begin at 7:30PM. Everyone is invited to attend.
We hold two outdoor gatherings each year: The Jacksonville FREE Flea in late March and the Jacksonville FREE Hamfest in late October.
Members are eligible to receive the monthly Balanced Modulator newsletter via NOFARSnet, a Yahoo Group. Click Monthly Newsletter on the right side of this page for details on requesting it.
PLEASE SEND DUES TO
NOFARS TREASURER LUEANN GROSSE, KJ4SXP
1375 JERSEY ST.
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32205