Central Florida QRP Group

We call our monthly outings “Back to the Woods Mini-DXpeditions” and participation is not limited to “5W CW”, but lower power (~ 20W max) using battery operated equipment and any mode or band. Opening up the group beyond the classic “CW 5W“ has created greater participation, and the larger groups have attracted more interest from the passers-by in the park.   These outings have also been an opportunity to discuss technical issues or have just casual conversations.  

We have breakfast around 0730 at the Cracker Barrel in Sanford (200 Hickman Dr., Sanford – the NE corner of I-4 and SR 46 just north from the Seminole Town Center Mall) and then it is a short drive to Sylvan Lake Park which is about 5 miles west of I-4 and south off of SR 46. This park has been an excellent place:  good facilities, available picnic areas and breeze from the lake…

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