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 AUGUST 2019 issue of the WCF PRESSER is published.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-24.
TECHCON 2020 date and venue has been set.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-23.
The WCF EXPERIMENTER is back in publication and available for download.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-22.
Norm Fusaro W3IZ to be the ARRL Represetative at the 2019 Tampa Bay Hamfest.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-19.

UPCOMING SPECIAL MEETINGS AND EVENTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION

10/11/19 – 10/12/19:  54th Annual Melbourne Hamfest – ARRL Florida State Convention – Melbourne Auditorium, Melbourne, FL.
10/19/19:  WCF Section ARES Luncheon – TBA.
10/19/19:  WCF Section ARES Meeting – Hillsborough County EOC, Tampa, FL.
12/13/19 – 12/14/19:  44TH Annual Tampa Bay Hamfest – Strawberry Festival Grounds – Plant City, FL

UPCOMING HAMFESTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION

9/28/19 – 2019 FALL PASCO COUNTY HAMFEST – Gunn Highway Flea Market, Odessa, FL.
10/26/19 – GULF COAST ARC FALL HAMFEST 2019 – Millenium Academy – New Port Richey, FL.
11/09/19 – SPARCFEST 2019 – Freedom Lake Park – Pinellas Park, 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.