B.E.A.R.S. - W4TCH

Bay area Emergency Amateur Radio Service
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Welcome to the BEARS (Bay area Emergency Amateur Radio Service) located in West Central Florida, with our central operations center in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa.

This group's primary goal is to provide emergency communications for the Bay Area Hospitals through a network of facility based and mobile HAM radio equipment covering a 3 county area in West Central Florida.

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Watch the BEARS in action at St. Anthony's Hospital with a field station.

The BEARS have been busy with their annual Santa Net again!

We have changed our website host. We now have a mailing list available. If you would like to stay informed about our activities, use this link to subscribe to our mailing list !

Stay up to date on the latest events in the tropics!
View wind predictions, watches and warnings, wind probabilities, the anticipated landfall and much more.
Visit the official website of the National Hurricane Center now.

Find information about Amateur Radio Operators
on the QRZ Callsign Lookup page.
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