The following hamfests and amateur radio related events in the ARRL West Central Florida Section have been cancelled as a precautionary measure against the spread of the COVID-19, or as it is informally known the coronavirus:
The Spring 2020 Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Club Hamfest scheduled for Saturday March 14 has been cancelled. The Sarasota Emergency Radio Club 2020 hamfest scheduled for Saturday March 28 has been cancelled. The Hardee County Health, Safety, and Hurricane Expo scheduled for Saturday April 4 has been cancelled.
If any more hamfests and or amateur radio related events are cancelled, additional WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASES will be disseminated to announce those cancellations. For the latest information on the COVID-19 virus you may go to the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.
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