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
The
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 Fall Semester.

We are having open houses, radio operating events, digital radio fun, software defined short wave listening, OSCAR satellite communication, radio contests, a fox hunt, and even a SEC Championshp event!

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

YouTube Streaming Video Gator Amateur Radio Club Info Night

Our next Licensing Course will be Saturday October 21st.  Click for info.

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


Our new DMR repeater being bench tested

Past #1 School Roundup
See all our Awards!

Try out our New Repeater Hardware 146.91/146.31 -
 it has great range!

Codeplug for programming
MD380 DMR HTs

W4DFU Repeaters
(Click for more details)

FM: 146.910 MHZ +600 kHz,
PL 123.0: 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
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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


C
ertificate earned for participating in SEC Championship event 2011

 
 

 


Contact
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 10/04/2017

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