LATEST SOLAR CONDITIONS
Courtesy of Paul L. Herrman N0NBH website:
CURRENT WCF SECTION ARES ACTIVATION LEVEL:
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.
UPCOMING SPECIAL MEETINGS AND EVENTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION:
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.
1/19/19: WCF Section ARES Meeting – Fort Myers Hamfest – Fort Myers, FL. There will not be a scheduled WCF Section ARES Luncheon.
2/08/19 – 2/10/19: 73rd Annual Orlando Hamcation – ARRL Southeastern Division Convention – Central Florida Fairgrounds – Orlando, FL.
2/22/19 – 2/23/19: 5th Annual TECHCON – Hillsborough County EOC – Tampa, FL
UPCOMING HAMFESTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION:
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?
: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:
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.