LATEST SOLAR CONDITIONS

Courtesy of Paul L. Herrman N0NBH website:
http://www.hamqsl.com/solar.html


Note from your Section Manager:

Due to damage from Hurrcane Irma your Section Manager or your Section Emergency Coordinator have any power, internet or reliable cell phone service.  The best way to contact Darrell is via the Lakeland repeater on 146.685 MHz on a PL of 127.3 Hz or the WC4PEM repeater system in Polk County.  Emails, texts, and cell phone calls will be returned as soon a service is available.

End of Announcement

 


CURRENT WCF SECTION ARES
ACTIVATION LEVEL:  Level 3 – Standby

WCF Section Activation Level:
Level 3 – Stand By: ARES on Standby for possible activation in one or more WCF Counties
Level 2 – Partial Activation: One or more WCF Section ARES Groups are activated
Level 1 – Full Activation: All WCF Section ARES Groups are activated

Hurricane Irma Special Bulletins

WCF SECTION SPECIAL BULLETIN #8 – 1100 EDT – 9/11/17

Previous Bulletins:

WCF SECTION SPECIAL BULLETIN #7 – 1100 EDT – 9/10/17

WCF SECTION SPECIAL BULLETIN #6 – 1400 EDT – 9/09/17

WCF SECTION SPECIAL BULLETIN #5 – 2200 EDT – 9/08/17

WCF SECTION SPECIAL BULLETIN #4 – 1100 EDT – 9/07/17

WCF SECTION SPECIAL BULLETIN #3 – 1100 EDT – 9/06/17

 


LATE BREAKING NEWS
The WCF PRESSER for September 2017 is now published.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #27.
Section Net Cancellations for Labor Day.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #26.
Recent WCF Section Cabinet hospitalizations.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #25.
ARRL Guest Speaker for 4th Annual TECHCON Announced.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #24.
The WCF Section ARES and Infromation Net HF Edition gets new frequency and time.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21.
For all ARRL West Central Florida Section News and Press Releases Please Click Here.

UPCOMING SPECIAL MEETINGS AND EVENTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION:
10/07/17:  ARRL West Central Florida Section Simulated Emergency Test #2 for 2017.
10/13/17 – 10/14/17:  52nd Annual Melbourne Hamfest and ARRL Florida State Convention – Melbourne Auditorium – Melbourne, FL.
10/21/07:  ARRL West Central Florida Section ARES Luncheon – Golden Corral, Brandon, FL.
10/21/07:  ARRL West Central Florida Section ARES Meeting – Hillsborough County EOC.
12/08/17 – 12/09/17:  42nd Annual Tampa Bay Hamfest and 17th Annual ARRL West Central Florida Section Convention – Expo Center – Strawberry Festival Grounds – Plant City, FL.

 


UPCOMING HAMFESTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION:
9/09/17:  3rd Annual Lakeland Amateur Radio Club Hamfest – Revolution Church  – Lakeland, FL.
9/23/17:  Pasco County Hamfest – Gunn Highway Fleamarket – Odessa, FL.
10/21/17:  Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Club 2017 Fall Hamfest – Millennium Academy – New Port Richey, FL.
10/28/17:  Upper Pinellas Amateur Radio Club 2017 Fall Hamfest – Palm Harber United Methodist Church – Palm Harbor, FL.
11/11/17:  SPARCFEST 2017 – Freedom Lake Park, Pinellas Park, FL.

For hamfests in the Northern Florida Section:  http://arrl-nfl.org/

For hamfests in the Southern Florida Section:  http://sflarrl.org/


WHAT IS THE ARRL WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION?

wcfcounties:The ARRL West Central Florida Section is one of seventy-one administrative sections of the ARRL – The American Radio Relay League.   The ARRL is the National Association for Amateur Radio in the USA.

The West Central Florida (WCF) Section of the ARRL Field Organization serves amateur radio operators in the followin ten counties in Florida:

Charlotte Manatee
Desoto Pasco
Hardee Pinellas
Highlands Polk
Hillsborough Sarasota

The WCF section includes the following cities:  Bradenton, Clearwater, Lakeland, New Port Richey, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Sebring, Tampa, and Winter Haven.

This web page has information specific to the ARRL Field Services activities in West Central Florida.