Here is yet another opportunity to get together with friends for breakfast.  Share the fellowship of Amateur Radio.  Come join us.

Saturday Morning at 8:00 AM

Steak n Shake

  10131 Bloomingdale Ave.

  Riverview, Florida 33578

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.

Past Events:

Regular  bars Meeting

ARES/RACES Award for Excellence During Hillsborough County Mass-Causality-Drill

2-Meter Antenna Installation, March 26, 2018

Field Day 2018, June 23 and 24

Tuesday morning breakfast

BARS Club Officers:

President: Dana Perrin (KM4DTJ)
Vice President: Ron Perrett (K4FZU)
Treasurer: Jim Moorehead (WF4AC)
Secretary: Art Powers (KA4BIM)

Former BARS Club Officers

About US

Saturday Morning Breakfast

Here is another 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

NY Diner

  2126 Jelane Drive

​  Valrico, Florida 33594

Thursday morning bagels

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.

BARS members may order a badge from The SignMan. Here is a link to the SignMan's web page:


Our meetings include an informal time for socializing, time for Club business, refreshments, and a program.  Come and meet the other hams from the Brandon area

The third Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM

ARISE Assembly of God Church

  401 Pauls Drive, Brandon, FL 33511

Join an informal group at Einstein Bros Bagels for an eyeball-to-eyeball QSO.

Thursday Morning at 10:00 AM

Einstein Bros Bagels

  660 W. Brandon Blvd.

  Brandon, Florida 33511