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Five Flags Amateur Radio Association

Pensacola, Florida







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W4UC is the Club Call of the Five Flags Amateur Radio Association Ham Radio Club located in Pensacola, FL. We are dedicated to promoting Amateur Radio, performing Public Service and educating HAMs and non-HAMs alike on the benefits of Amateur Radio.

FFARA was instrumental in providing emergency communications during Hurricanes Ivan, Dennis and Katrina.

FFARA provides communications for countless public events throughout the Pensacola Area year round



Latest News From W4UC

There will be a Pensacola Ham Fest on Sept 19 at the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds. More information to follow.

* 2014 Field Day Report. Field Day was fun for everyone. Will be discussing the report at the Five Flags Amateur Radio monthly meeting (7pm, first Thu of each month at Golden Corral).

* After Action Report SET 4OCT2014 After action report for the SET exercise on Oct 4. Thanks to everyone that participated.



* New Section-wide net officially started on PSK31: North Florida Digital Net - Sundays at 1800 CDT - 3.590 MHz.

* There are now two Section-wide ARES nets for D-Star each week, one on Wed at 0800 CDT and Thu at 2000 CDT, on REF046C and nfl.ratflector.net. According to Steve (W4SJV), Santa Rosa EC - "These nets will soon be added to the nets already on the KI4WZA repeater on port C. Dongle users should connect directly to the reflector.




FFARA Makes ARRL News!

FFARA ON ARRL NEWSLETTER
FFARA ACTIVATES EOC FOR STORM



FFARA was on the air as W4G July 25-28, 2014 during ISLANDS ON THE AIR



2007 Field Day Five Flags







Current Local Amateur Radio VEC testing

The Milton Amateur Radio Club is still sponsoring the VEC testing. It is scheduled Bi-monthly, on the even number month (Feb,Apr,Jun,Aug etc), on the 2nd Thurs of that month. The testing location is at the West Fla Hospital, off Davis Hwy, just North of the I-10 - Davis Hwy inter-change. It is on the North end of the hospital in the Physical Therapy section, in the Pallivon section. The test will start at 7PM.


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FFARA 2015 ARES TRAINING SCHEDULE


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PENSACOLA LIGHTHOUSE SPECIAL EVENT


2012 FFARA FIELD DAY AT THE ESCAMBIA COUNTY EOC

FFARA FIELD DAY OPERATIONS 2008


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FFARA officers for 2015.

President - Skip Bollens, N4XXO
Vice President - Marcia McCrary, WE4AAJ
Treasurer - John Greene, AJ4NA
Secretary - Hope Lunsford - KW4BW

Trustees:
Cris Caraballo - AF4UI
Don Jones - WB4OQF
Donna Berkley - KK4YOK


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