Welcome to the Gator Amateur Radio Club, GARC, a University of Florida Student Organization, and it's support group - AFGAR, The Alumni and Friends of Gator Amateur Radio
W4DFU amateur radio station was established in 1934 and represents the
 Gator Nation internationally on a daily basis.  We are
RadioActive Gators!

Learn about college Scholarships Available to GARC members...

Check out our online calendar for the many events scheduled this Semester.

We are having open houses, radio operating events, digital radio fun, software defined short wave listening, OSCAR satellite communication, and more.

Use our Top Page menu or Quick Links below the photos to start out on a fun W4DFU adventure..

Take our Technician Course and Test session October 20, 2018
Click for info
Past #1 School Roundup
See all our Awards!

FT8 demo - A new digital mode you may enjoy using at W4DFU

Join our Facebook group facebook.com/groups/W4DFU/

Our new DMR repeater being bench tested

Give our Echolink node a try using our Echolink repeater, software or phone application.  Our node is 258454.

 See Echolink details here

Codeplug for programming MD380 DMR HTs

W4DFU Repeaters
(Click for more details)

FM: 146.910 MHZ +600 kHz,
PL 123.0: Echolink Node 25284
Location Beaty Towers,
UF Campus

APRS: 144.390 MHz;
 Location UF Health/Shands Hospital

DMR 444.8125 MHz +5MHz,
CC 1, TG and TS
see http://k4usd.org
Location: UF Health/Shands Hospital, with backup power.

Visit our display this Fall Semester at the Marston Science Library

Sign-up for our listserve

SwampSat Gainesville Sun Feature 12/22/13

See our 1930's era transmitter that was donated to the club

Our Collins Era 1957 Gear came home in 2013

View our antenna farm

ertificate earned for participating in SEC Championship event 2011



us leaders@gatorradio.org ; W4DFU FCC Trustee, Dr. Jay Garlitz, AA4FL (352) 246-6003

Gator Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 100012, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610-0012      Last updated 09/18/2018

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