ARRL West Central Florida Section YouTube Channel:

Direct Link: ARRL West Central Florida Section – YouTube Channel


LATEST SOLAR CONDITIONS

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


WCF SECTION ARES STATUS

 

WCF SECTION ARES ALERT LEVEL: No Alert.

Last Activations: 

WCF Section ARES Groups Currently Activated: None at the present time.

WCF Section ARES Providing Other Services: None at the present time.

WCF Section Alert Levels:

Level 3:   One or more ARES groups on Standby for possible activation in one or more WCF Counties.

Level 2:  One or more WCF Section ARES Groups are activated.

Level 1:  All WCF Section ARES Groups are activated.


LATEST NEWS

Section ARES and Information Net on Saturday 7/17/21 has been cancelled.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-33.

New ARRL Emergency Coordinator for Polk County appointed.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-32.

Tamiami Amateur Radio Club to host foxhunt in October.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-31.

8th Annual TECHCON date and venue are set.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-30.

Summer 2021 Section ARES Meeting to be held face to face.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-29.

New ARRL Emergency Coordinator for Pasco County appointed. For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-28.

In Person Field Day Caravan resumes and Special Edition of the Eagle Net on Field Day.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-27.

Revised May/June 2021 issue of the WCF PRESSER is published.  Call for July WCF PRESSER articles and change in publication date.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-26.

Section website forms are now functioning.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-25.

The May/June 2021 issue of the WCF PRESSER is published.  For more information see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-24.

New Section Emergency Coordinator appointed.  For more details see WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-23.


UPCOMING SPECIAL MEETINGS AND EVENTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION

7/17/21 – 1100:  ARRL West Central Florida Section ARES Luncheon – Summer 2021 – Sonny’s BBQ – 4600 Recker Hwy., Winter Haven, FL 33880.

7/17/21 – 1300: ARRL West Central Florida Section ARES Meeting – Summer 2021:


UPCOMING HAMFESTS IN THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION

8/21/21:  TARCFEST FALL 2021 – TARC Club House, Tampa, FL:  https://hamclub.org/wp/?page_id=1238.
10/08/21 – 10/09/21:  56th Annual Melbourne Hamfest – Melbourne Auditorium, Melbourne, FL: https://pcars.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/MelbourneHamfestFlyer.pdf
12/10/21 – 12/11/21:  46th Annual Tampa Bay Hamfest and Annual ARRL West Central Florida Section Convention – Strawberry Festival Expo Building – Plant City, FL:  http://fgcarc.org.

Note:  Due to plug in issues with our website the special events calendar will have to be rebuilt.  Our apologies to all for this inconvenience.

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?

wcfcountiesThe 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 following ten counties in Florida: Charlotte, Desoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota.

The WCF section includes the following cities and towns:  Arcadia, Auburndale, Avon Park, Bartow, Bradenton, Brandon, Clearwater, Englewood, Haines City, Lakeland, Lake Placid, Lake Wales, Land O Lakes, New Port Richey, North Port, Palmetto, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, St. Petersburg, Riverview, Sarasota, Sebring, Sun City Center, Tampa, Venice, Wauchula, Winter Haven, and Zephyrhills.

This web page has information specific to the ARRL Field Services activities in the ARRL West Central Florida Section.