Hello and welcome to the home page for the Northern Florida Section of the ARRL. Our goal is to provide up to date and relevant information to amateur radio operators in the Northern Florida counties. Whether you’re here to find information on current events or interested in obtaining your license, we hope you’ll find this site useful. See something we’re missing? Want to provide an article or section news? Click here to contact us! If you have an event you’d like listed on the website, please submit it here.

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Latest Section News

  • FCC Grants Temporary Symbol Rate Waiver for Ian
    The FCC has granted the temporary waiver for the symbol rate relating to hurricane Ian response. The release is available via this link
  • Deployment Volunteers Needed
    We are seeking volunteers that would be willing to deploy if requested by the Florida Division of Emergency Management. Applicants must be self sufficient in
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  • Statewide Communications Exercise
    As part of our annual preparedness training, we will be participating in a statewide SET (Simulated Emergency Test)/Exercise.  This exercise will take place on the

General Interest Updates

  • Free HT for New Technicians
    Through October 31, 2022 new amateur radio technicians can receive a free HT from a program sponsored by QRZ and Gigaparts. Please visit this link
  • RRI Releasing New Numbered Texts
    The RRI Emergency Communications Committee has released new “Numbered Radiogram Texts.” Called “Radio Relay Codes,” or “RRC Numbered Radiogram Texts.” This new version is designed
  • Florida AUXCOMM Announcement
    We have an important update to share with you that was announced during the AUXCOMM forums at both the ARRL National Convention and Hamcation.  It
  • ARRL Foundation to Create Club Grants Program
    A new ARRL Foundation Club Grants program, funded by a grant from Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC), will make $500,000 available to radio clubs. The program will