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LATE BREAKING NEWS:

Sunday 8/30/15 0900: ARES groups and amateur radio operators stand down as Tropical Storm Erika dissipated.  Thanks to all ARES groups and amateur radio operators who were on standby in case of deployment by the various served agencies.  For more information, see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #51
The LAKE WALES RADIO AMATEURS is now an ARRL Special Service Club.  For details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #48
For all ARRL West Central Florida Section News and Press Releases Please Click Here.

 

UPCOMING HAMFESTS IN THE WCF SECTION:
9/12/15:  8th Annual LAMBIEFEST: Tropical Gulf Acres Clubhouse, Punta Gorda, FL
9/12/15:  Upper Pinellas Amateur Radio Club (UPARC) Fall Tailgate – Clearwater Tarpon Springs Campground – Palm Harbor, FL
9/26/15:  Pasco County Hamfest – Gunn Highway Flea Market, Odessa
10/09/15 – 10/10/15:  50th Annual Melbourne Hamfest and ARRL Florida State Convention.

 

 


WHAT IS THE ARRL WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION?

wcfcountiesThe 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.