HURRICANE SEASON
HAS ARRIVED

 

2016HurricaneSeason

Hurricane Season began on June 1, 2016 and
goes through November 30, 2016

Are you prepared for hurricane season?  Now is the time to prepare for hurricane season, not when the storm is approaching.  Be sure you have a hurricane plan and check your supplies which includes your equipment, food, medicine, and other supplies for survival.

 


LATE BREAKING NEWS

WCF SECTION SPECIAL BULLETIN #4 – 0900 – 6/07/16: TROPICAL STORM COLIN CLEARS THE WCF SECTION – FINAL SPECIAL BULLETIN

Governor Rick Scott proclaims Amateur Radio Week 6/20 through 6/26.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #24.
Summer 2016 of the WCF Experimenter is now published.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #23.
Issue #17, June 2016, issue of the WCF PRESSER is now published.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #22.
Ron Wetjen WD4AHZ, former Emergency Coordinator, Silent Key.  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 IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION:
7/09/16: ARRL West Central Florida Section ARES Meeting – Manatee County EOC.  Luncheon location TBD
9/16/16 – 9/18/16:  35th Annual ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference – St. Petersburg, Pinellas County.

UPCOMING HAMFESTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION:
7/23/16:  LARCFEST 2016 – Revolution Church – Lakeland, FL
8/20/16: TARCFEST XXXVII – TARC Clubhouse – Tampa, FL
9/24/16:  PASCO COUNTY HAMFEST 2016 – Gunn Highway Fleamarket – Odessa, 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.