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LATEST SOLAR CONDITIONS

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


WCF SECTION ARES STATUS

CURRENT WCF SECTION ARES ACTIVATION LEVEL:  No Activation

Last Activation:  Level 3 – Hurricane Michael – 10/08/18 through 10/10/18

WCF Section Activation Levels

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.

LATE BREAKING NEWS

Mike Bresse W2YS is the recipient of the 2018 White Award.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-01
THE WCF PRESSER for December 2018 is now published after an eight month hiatus.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #18-12.
New Emergency Coordinator for Polk County ARES Appointed.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #18-11.

UPCOMING SPECIAL MEETINGS AND EVENTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION

1/19/19:  WCF Section ARES Spring 2019 Meeting – Southwest Florida Regional Hamfest 2019 (Fort Myers Hamfest 2019) – Fort Myers, FL.  There will not be a scheduled WCF Section ARES Luncheon.
2/02/19 – 2/03/19:  2019 Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Conference – Santa Fe College – Gainesville, FL.
2/08/19 – 2/10/19:  73rd Annual Orlando Hamcation – ARRL Southeastern Division Convention – Central Florida Fairgrounds – Orlando, FL.
2/22/19 – 2/23/19:  5th Annual TECHCON – Hillsborough County EOC – Tampa, FL

UPCOMING HAMFESTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION

1/26/19:  DESOTO COUNTY HAMFEST 2019 – Turner Agri-Civic Center – Arcadia, FL.
2/16/19:  HIGHLANDS COUNTY HAMFEST 2019 – First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine – Sebring, FL.
3/02/19:  CHARLOTTE COUNTY HAMFEST 2019 – Punta Gorda Boat Club – Punta Gorda, FL.
3/02/19:  ZAARC HAMFEST 2019 – St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church – Zephyrhills, 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.