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HURRICANE MICHAEL INFORMATION

WCF SPECIAL BULLETIN #18-6:  2000 EDT – 10/10/18
(Last WCF Section Special Bulletin on Hurricane Michael)

WCF SPECIAL BULLETIN #18-5:  2000 EDT – 10/09/18

WCF SPECIAL BULLETIN #18-4:  2000 EDT – 10/08/18

 


LATEST SOLAR CONDITIONS

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


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

HURRICANE MICHAEL MAKES LANDFALL NEAR MEXICO BEACH, FL.   WCF SECTION ARES STANDS DOWN FROM LEVEL 3 ACTIVATION.  For more information, see WCF SECTION SPECIAL BULLETIN #18-6.
HURRICANE MICHAEL HEADED FOR THE PANHANDLE.  WCF SECTION ARES GOES TO LEVEL 3 ACTIVATION.  For more information see WCF SECTION SPECIAL BULLETIN #18-4.
Governor Rick Scott Proclaims Amateur Radio Week from 6/18/18 through 6/24/18 and recognizes ARRL Field Day.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #7.
WCF Section Field Day Caravan  2018 Itinerary now published.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #18-6.
For all ARRL West Central Florida Section News and Press Releases Please Click Here.

UPCOMING SPECIAL MEETINGS AND EVENTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION:

10/20/18:  WCF Section ARES Luncheon – Sonny’s BBQ – Largo, FL.
10/20/18:  WCF Section ARES Meeting – Pinellas County EOC – Largo, FL.
12/07/18 – 12/08/18:  43rd Annual Tampa Bay Hamfest – ARRL West Central Florida Section Convention 2018 – Expo Center, Strawberry Festival Grounds – Plant City, FL.
2/08/19 – 2/10/19:  73rd Annual Orlando Hamcation – ARRL Southeastern Division Convention – Central Florida Fairgrounds – Orlando, FL.
2/23/19:  5th Annual TECHCON – Hillsborough County EOC – Tampa, FL

 


UPCOMING HAMFESTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION:

10/27:18:  GULF COAST ARC HAMFEST 2018 – Millennium Academy – New Port Richey, FL.
11/03/18:  FALL 2018 LARCFEST – Revolution Church – Kathleen, FL.
11/10/18:  SPARCFEST 2018 – 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.