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Who We Are
We are the Amateur Radio Emergency Service ("ARES") team in Pasco County, Florida. "ARES" is part of the "Amateur Radio Relay League" ("ARRL"). Organizationally, we are part of the "West Central Florida" Section of the ARRL. Pasco County is on the Central Gulf Coast of Florida, North of Tampa Bay.

"Providing Pasco County, FL with Effective Emergency Communication!"

Welcome to the Pasco County Amateur Radio Emergency Service
West Central Florida Section [ARES]

Next Schedule Meeting: January 5th, 2018 at 11:00 am [Eastside EOC]

[Westside EOC] Pasco County Emergency Management,  8744 Government Drive Building A, New Port Richey, FL 34654  View map

[Eastside EOC] Pasco County IT Center,  38319 McDonald Street, Dade City FL 33525   View Map




If you didn’t know – there will be no meeting in December. I will be going into the hospital for Rt. Shoulder Replacement surgery on the 28th of this month and I really don’t think I will be up and functioning too well by December 1st. If anything goes on and by some chance there is an emergency that we need to activate I am quite certain that Frank, KV5FD, John KK4ITX, Barry N2NVP, and Chris AA4CB, will be able to handle it.

I would like to take this opportunity to wish all a Happy Thanksgiving, a Happy Hanukkah, a very Merry Christmas, and a Happy, Healthy and safe New Year.


Ralph McCullough WA3YFQ

Pasco County Emergency Coordinator




ARRL is the national association for Amateur Radio in the US. The ARRL is a noncommercial organization of radio amateurs with a proud history.


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Pasco County FL Em Mgmt

Pasco County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 464,697.[1] Its county seat is Dade City,[2] and its largest city is New Port Richey.