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

THE MARCH 2019 issue of the WCF PRESSER is published and with a new look.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-12.
NEW COUNTY PARKS ON THE AIR FACEBOOK PAGE.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-10.
MUNICIPAL PARKS ON THE AIR to be re-branded as COUNTY PARKS ON THE AIR and WCF PRESSER makeover coming.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-05.

UPCOMING SPECIAL MEETINGS AND EVENTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION

4/20/19:  WCF Section ARES Luncheon – Sonny’s BBQ – New Port Richey, FL. announced.
4/20/19:  WCF Section ARES Meeting – Pasco County EOC, New Port Richey, FL. tentative.

UPCOMING HAMFESTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION

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.
3/16/19:  GULF COAST ARC SPRING HAMFEST 2019 – Millenium Academy – New Port Richey, FL.
3/23/19:  SARASOTA EMERGENCY RADIO CLUB HAMFEST 2019 – Sarasota Red Cross HQ – Sarasota, 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.