ARRL West Central Florida Section YouTube Channel:

Direct Link: ARRL West Central Florida Section – YouTube  Channel.


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

Last Activations: 

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.


LATEST NEWS

Section Net Cancellations for the Independence Day weekend.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #22-17.

Governor DeSantis proclaims Amateur Radio Week in Florida.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #22-14.

Section ARES Luncheon and Meeting Summer 2022 Date and Venue set.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #22-13.

WOODY FURMAN KJ4KSG SK – For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #22-12.

ED ALLEN WA4ISB SK – For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #22-10.

The Southern Florida ARES Net to go to six day a week schedule.  Participation from West Central Florida is encouraged.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #22-03.


UPCOMING SPECIAL MEETINGS AND EVENTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION

6/25/22 – ARRL West Central Florida Section Field Day Caravan.

7/23/22 – 1100 EDT – ARRL West Central Florida Section Luncheon – Summer 2022 – Sebring Diner – 4040 U.S. 27 South – Sebring, FL  33870.

7/23/22 – 1300 EDT – ARRL West Central Florida Section Meeting – Summer 2022 – Highlands County EOC – 6850 W. George Blvd., Sebring FL  33872.


UPCOMING HAMFESTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION

8/20/22 – TARCFEST Fall 2022 – Tampa ARC Clubhouse – Tampa, FL.
10/15/22 – 2nd Annual Manatee Amateur Radio Club Swapfest – Bible Baptist Church – Bradenton, 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?

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 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.