LATEST SOLAR CONDITIONS
Courtesy of Paul L. Herrman N0NBH website:
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
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.
UPCOMING SPECIAL MEETINGS AND EVENTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION:
10/13/17 – 10/14/17: 52nd Annual Melbourne Hamfest and ARRL Florida State Convention – Melbourne Auditorium – Melbourne, FL.
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:
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.
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?
: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:
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.