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West Central Florida

West Central Florida

Contact Information

Section Name:
West Central Florida
Contact:
Darrell Davis KT4WX
Daytime Phone:
863-245-9923
Evening Phone:
863-245-9923
Email:
kt4wx@arrl.net

Basic Information

Division:
Southeastern
Description:

ARRL WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA SECTION LINKS

WCF SECTION WEBSITE:  http://www.arrlwcf.org

WCF SECTION FACEBOOK PAGE:  http://www.facebook.com/arrlwcf

WCF SECTION TWITTER PAGE:  http://www.twitter.com/arrlwcf

WCF PRESSER:  http://arrlwcf.org/home/the-wcf-section-presser-arrl-west-central-florida-section-news/.

WCF EXPERIMENTER:  http://arrlwcf.org/home/the-wcf-experimenter-technical-newsletter/.

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LATEST WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

ANNOUNCEMENT - LOCATION OF THE WCF PRESSER:  The WCF PRESSER, the monthly newsletter of the ARRL West Central Florida Section will no longer be available on the ARRL Main Site Section News due to the new graphical layout of the WCF PRESSER and the Section News Section does not support the new graphical layout. 

You may download all current and past issues of THE WCF PRESSER at http://arrlwcf.org/home/the-wcf-section-presser-arrl-west-central-florida-section-news/.

Listed here will be the WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASES for the current calendar month.  For all current and past WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASES go to http://www.arrlwcf.org.

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WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-22 - 7/10/19:  WCF EXPERIMENTER IS BACK IN PUBLICATION AND SUMMER 2019 ISSUE IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

 

 

The WCF EXPERIMENTER is back in publication and has a totally new look.  The WCF EXPERIMENTER Summer 2019 issue is now available for download. To download the Summer 2019 issue and any other previous issues please go to the WCF EXPERIMENTER webpage at http://arrlwcf.org/home/the-wcf-experimenter-technical-newsletter/.  The WCF EXPERIMENTER will be published quarterly, and on occasion a supplemental issue as needed.

 

Jim Weslager K3WR is the new editor for the WCF EXPERIMENTER and also the WCF PRESSER, our Section monthly newsletter.   We are looking for articles for future editions of THE WCF EXPERIMENTER.  If you would like to submit an article, please send those submissions to Jim Weslager K3WR via email at weslager@gmail.com.

END OF PRESS RELEASE

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WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-21: 

 

SECTION NET ABBREVIATIONS AND CANCELLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY

 

 

The following Section Nets will be either abbreviated or cancelled for the month of July.  The West Central Florida Section Technical Net for Thursday July 4th will be an abbreviated due to Independence Day.  The Section ARES and Information Net at 0730 on 3940 KHz on Saturday July 13th will be cancelled due to the Section ARES Meeting and Luncheon being held at the Highlands County EOC later that morning and afternoon.  All other Section Nets will run as scheduled.

END OF PRESS RELEASE

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WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-20

 

THE WCF PRESSER ISSUE #39 JULY 2019 IS NOW PUBLISHED

 

 The WCF PRESSER Issue #39 July 2019, has been published on the Section website.  An announcement of the publication of the WCF PRESSER will be disseminated on the ARRL remailer shortly. If anyone has any information that is amateur radio related that you would like to go into the next issue of THE WCF PRESSER, please send that to our newletter editor, Jim Weslager K3WR via email at weslager@gmail.com.

For the PDF version of this newsletter and past issues in PDF format go to http://arrlwcf.org/home/the-wcf-section-presser-arrl-west-central-florida-section-news/.

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WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #19-19

 

NORM FUSARO W3IZ TO BE THE ARRL REPRESENTATIVE AT THE 2019 TAMPA BAY HAMFEST.

 

Photo of Norm Fusaro W3IZ

Norm Fusaro W3IZ will be the ARRL Headquarters representative at the 2019 Tampa Bay Hamfest and ARRL West Central Florida Section Convention.The 19th Annual ARRL West Central Florida Section Convention, will be held in conjunction with the 2019 Tampa Bay Hamfest on Friday December 13, 2019 and Saturday December 14, 2019.  For more information on the 2019 Tampa Bay Hamfest you may go to the Tampa Bay Hamfest website at http://www.fgcarc.org.

Fusaro is the Director of Operations at ARRL Headquarters and is responsible for the programs and services that create value for members of the ARRL. These programs include; DXCC and awards; LoTW; ARRL Lab and Technical Information Service; W1AW; QST and publications; ARES and Emergency Preparedness; Affiliated Clubs and Field Services; Regulatory Information; and VEC license exams. In addition to his work at HQ, Fusaro works with other IARU societies promoting on-the air activity.  Fusaro has been a licensed Amateur since 1984, is now an Extra class operator, and enjoys contesting and DXing and casual operating on the HF bands. Before joining the staff at ARRL Headquarters, Fusaro had taught many Amateur Radio licensing classes and has mentored dozens of hams.  Fusaro is originally from Pennsylvania and grew up in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs. He and his wife Debbie, W3DAF now reside in Bristol, CT.

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Links:
ARRL West Central Florida Section Website, ARRL West Central Florida Section Facebook Page, ARRL West Central Florida Section Twitter Page

West Central Florida Officials