New Thursday morning NET

New Thursday Evening Net

Thursday Evenings at 7:00 PM 10 Meters HF - 28.430 MHz SSB (USB)
Purpose is to promote activity on the 10 meter band (especially during low sunspot activity).

To give technician class operators an opportunity to operate phone, and to provide
a venue for conversation and experimentation with antenna and ground wave propagation.


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 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 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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  • WSJT-X version 2.4.0 Now Generally Available, Version 2.5.0 on the Horizon June 10, 2021
    WSJT-X version 2.4.0 now is available in general release. According to co-developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, WSJT-X version 2.4.0 includes a new digital mode, Q65. This protocol is designed for two-way contacts over especially difficult propagation paths, including ionospheric scatter, troposcatter, rain scatter, TEP, EME, and other types of fast-fading signals.“On paths with Doppler spread more […]
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