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LATEST SOLAR CONDITIONS
Courtesy of Paul L. Herrman N0NBH website: http://www.hamqsl.com/solar.html
WCF SECTION ARES STATUS
WCF SECTION ARES ALERT LEVEL: No Alert
- Level 3: Tropical Storm Fred – 8/11/21 through 8/14/21.
- Level 2: Tropical Storm Elsa – 7/06/21 through 7/08/21.
- Level 2: Hurricane and Tropical Storm Eta – 11/11/20 through 1/12/20.
- Level 2 and 3: Hurricane Dorian – 8/29/19 through 9/04/19.
WCF Section ARES Groups Currently Activated: None at the present time.
WCF Section ARES Providing Other Services: None at the present time.
WCF Section Alert Levels:
Level 3: One or more ARES groups on Standby for possible activation in one or more WCF Counties.
Level 2: One or more WCF Section ARES Groups are activated.
Level 1: All WCF Section ARES Groups are activated.
The Winter 2022 Section ARES Luncheon and Meeting venue, date, and time is finalized. For more information see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #22-01.
The November/December 2021 issue of the WCF PRESSER is published. For more information see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-49.
Section Net Holiday Cancellation Schedule and Special Eagle Net Holiday Editions. For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-47.
Bike MS Citrus Tour 2022 date and venue set. For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-40.
8th Annual TECHCON date and venue are set. For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-30.
UPCOMING SPECIAL MEETINGS AND EVENTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION
1/22/22 – 1100 EST: Section ARES Lucheon Winter 2022 – Sonny’s BBQ – 2250 Seminole Blvd. – Largo, FL 33778.
1/22/22 – 1300 EST: Section ARES Meeting Winter 2022 – Pinellas County EOC – 10750 Ulmerton Rd. Building 1, Suite 267 – Largo, FL 33778.
2/25/22 – 2/26/22: 8th Annual TECHCON – Polk County EOC, Winter Haven, FL. – See TECHCON Webpage for more information. Those attending TECHCON please register at the TECHCON Registration Form.
UPCOMING HAMFESTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION
1/29/22 – Desoto County Hamfest 2022 – Turner Agri-Civic Center – Arcadia, FL.
2/19/22 – Highlands County Hamfest 2022 – Lake Josephine Baptist Church – Sebring, FL.
3/05/22 – Charlotte County Hamfest 2022 – Ridge Harbor – Punta Gorda, FL.
Note: Due to plug in issues with our website the special events calendar will have to be rebuilt. Our apologies to all for this inconvenience.
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 following ten counties in Florida: Charlotte, Desoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota.
The WCF section includes the following cities and towns: Arcadia, Auburndale, Avon Park, Bartow, Bradenton, Brandon, Clearwater, Englewood, Haines City, Lakeland, Lake Placid, Lake Wales, Land O Lakes, New Port Richey, North Port, Palmetto, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, St. Petersburg, Riverview, Sarasota, Sebring, Sun City Center, Tampa, Venice, Wauchula, Winter Haven, and Zephyrhills.
This web page has information specific to the ARRL Field Services activities in the ARRL West Central Florida Section.