The Palms West Amateur Radio Club is a general interest, ARRL affiliated, not for profit organization.  We are proud to have qualified to be an ARRL Special Service Club.  Some of our activities and projects are listed below:

  • Host interesting speakers on technical and non-technical subjects at our regular meetings.
  • We are spearheading the advancement of High Speed Multi-Media in Palm Beach County.
  • We participate in the annual ARRL Field Day on the last full weekend in June. Lest time we made over 725 contacts!
  • We hosted the Palm Beach County Ham Radio Festival for six years.  Look for the next one in November, 2017.
  • Quarterly, the first Sunday of March through December, we provide free Laurel VEC ham radio testing at 10 AM at a Royal Palm Beach location. For more information on testing sessions, contact John, K2CIB at RadioWhiz@gmail.com
  • Our members support many public service events such as the March of Dimes Walkathon, and WPTV’s Thanksgiving drive and Food for Families.
  • We also support the
    Palm Beach District Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®) 

    in many drills and activities.

  • Our 147.045 repeater is designated as the central Palm Beach County prime ARES and Skywarn repeater.
  • We also provide club mentors to assist members with license exam preparation, antenna installation, station set up and equipment repair.
  • We operate club sponsored repeaters at 147.045 – PL tone 110.9 and 443.975, PL 110.9.
  • We meet weekly at Friendly’s in Royal Palm Beach every Saturday at 9 AM for our Meet and Eat club breakfast.  It is located on the west side of Rt 7 in front of Regal Cinemas.