LATEST SOLAR CONDITIONS

Courtesy of Paul L. Herrman N0NBH website:
http://www.hamqsl.com/solar.html


WCF SECTION ARES STATUS

WCF SECTION ARES ACTIVATION LEVEL:  No Activation

Last Activation:  Level 2 and 3 – Hurricane Dorain – 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 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.

HURRICANE DORIAN ARCHIVES – 8/27/19 through 9/04/19


LATEST NEWS

BIKE MS CITRUS TOUR 2020 date announced and volunteer are needed.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-34.
THE OCTOBER 2019 issue of the WCF PRESSER is published.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-33.
Section Net cancellations for October.  For more information see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-32.
NEW ARRL Emergency Coordinator for Sarasota County appointed.  For more information see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-31.

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 – Golden Corral, Brandon, FL.
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

10/26/19 – EAST PASCO ARS FALL 2019 TAILGATE – Church Street Park – Dade City, FL.
11/09/19 – SPARCFEST 2019 – Freedom Lake Park – Pinellas Park, FL.
11/16/19 – SPECIAL TARCFEST – TARC Clubhouse – Tampa, FL – Note:  This is the rescheduled TARCFEST that was cancelled on 8/17/19 due to heavy rainfall and local flooding.

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.