AFGAR - Alumni and Friends of
Gator Amateur Radio
Call Sign - WR4UF - "We are for UF"

Alumni and Friends are part of our Gator Amateur Radio Club Family.  AFGAR, the Alumni and Friends of the Gator Amateur Radio, Inc., a 501(C)3  organization, a. Your donations are tax deductible.

Our Mission

Our purpose is to educate the public in North Central Florida about amateur (ham) radio, to create future leaders in the hobby, and to assist students served in assisting them with the career paths of their choosing.



Alumni And Friends Of Gator Amateur Radio Inc



AFGAR Articles of Incorporation


Alumni and friends bring their expertise to the student's benefit on a regular basis

 Donations augment a low student government budget in invaluable ways

AFGAR members offer their technical assistance and training to members.


AFGAR is a non-profit organization whose purpose shall be to assist the Gator Amateur Radio Club, a UF student government organization, in fulfilling its objectives; to promote interest in, and increase the usefulness of club radio station W4DFU; to support the W4DFU station facility; to promote a spirit of cordiality, mutual acquaintances, and good fellowship among the members of the organization; to ensure that W4DFU is integral to the general welfare of the University of Florida as an educational institution; and to foster generosity through providing equipment  on loan for use by GARC.

Board of Directors

  Samuel Ullman, K4ZVD Alumnus, Attorney-at-law, Registered Agent  
  Dr. Leon Couch, K4GWQ W4DFU Faculty Advisor emeritus  
  Dr. Jay Garlitz, AA4FL Alumnus, WR4UF Trustee  
  Jeff Capehart, W4UFL Alumnus, UF Staff  
  Joesph DiPietro, N2UF Alumnus, RF Engineering, Inc.  
  Douglas Rehman, K4AC Alumnus, Rehman Technology Services, Inc.  
  Allan West, WA4JD Alumnus, UF Staff  
  Adrian Snow, W4PSH Friend  


For more information contact Dr. Jay Garlitz, AA4FL