Welcome to the Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Club

(West Central Florida Section, An ARRL Affiliated Club)



We are located in Pasco County, West Central Florida just Northwest of Tampa. Everyone is welcome!!! Activities to include annual Field Day event, Club Picnics, Annual Club Ham Fest, Fox Hunts, ARRL/VEC exams, special events, local ARES/RACES support, Club VHF/UHF repeaters and more. 

Please email webmaster@gulfcoastarc.org with any suggestions, content (especially upcoming events), photos or Ham related items of interest.

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Because we cannot meet in person right now, there is a monthly Zoom meeting that is open to any amateur radio operator or anyone that is interested in amateur radio. If you would like a easy to use link, email Denny at k8dlh@gulfcoastarc.org and we will send you a meeting invite that has a simple link to click. When entering into the meeting, use your first name and then your call sign . That way you show up in zoom with your call sign.

Club meetings are 4th Monday of the month 7:00 PM.

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