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|Date:||Wednesday February 17|
|What:||Get To Know Your Radio Night|
|Where:||Hillsborough County EOC|
|Time:||7 – 9 pm|
|Get to know your radio night is held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month. This is an excellent opportunity to ask any radio related questions. If you have a question about a specific radio, or need help programming a radio, please bring it along with the owners manual and any cables that you might have.|
|Date:||Saturday February 27|
|What:||2nd Annual WCF ARRL Technical Conference|
|Where:||Hillsborough County EOC|
|Time:||9 am – 5 pm|
|See this PDF for more information|
|Date:||Saturday March 19|
|Where:||Al Lopez Park|
|Time:||Registration starts at 8am. Walk starts at 9am.|
|We will be helping the local chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society by providing communication for their fundraising event. We are looking for volunteers to help with net control, to shadow event organizers, and to man a few stations along the route that walkers will be taking.|
|Date:||Thursday March 24|
|What:||Hillsborough County Mass Casualty Exercise|
|Time:||9 am-12 pm|
|This years mass casualty exercise will be a simulation of an anthrax outbreak. Our main responsibilities will be to assist with tracking the students who are playing the role of victims, as well as setting up remote communications capabilities from their points of distribution center at the Florida State Fairgrounds.|
|Date:||Saturday April 9|
|What:||Gulf Coast Makers Convention|
|Where:||Florida State Fairgrounds|
|Time:||10 am – 6 pm|
|This event is a gathering of people who like make things themselves, rather than buy everything. They have everything from low tech clothing to high tech electronics. We will have an outdoor booth showing what we are capable of. We’re looking for people to help man the booth. If we get enough volunteers to man the booth, I’m also going to be hosting an hour long forum on emergency communications.|
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