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  • 23 Feb 2017

    60 Meter Digital Operators Take Notice

    From Carol Milazzo KP4MD/W6, ARRL Sacramento Valley Section Manager : Keep Our Digital Transmissions Legal on 60 Meters Posted January 29, 2017 Our decreasing solar activity and residential antenna restrictions have attracted increasing numbers of radio amateurs to operate CW and weak signal digital modes on our lower HF frequencies including 60 meters. The five...

  • 16 Feb 2017

    WPA Section Digital Voice Radio Seminar

    The fastest growing aspect of amateur radio on our VHF and UHF bands today has to be DV (Digital Voice) radio. While many hams are already active with one or more methodologies, some others are not. Whether you have some basic questions or would like clarification on some more advanced topics, there’s a WPA Section-Wide...

  • 25 Jan 2017

    WPA Celebrates 90 Years

    Happy Birthday, WPA! I’ve been researching the history of the Western Pennsylvania Section as reported in QST issues from the mid 1920s. I found that the ARRL Board of Directors voted at their February 25/26, 1926 Board Meeting to completely reorganize the Communications Department. At that time, Amateur Radio was growing with a huge influx of...

  • 19 Jan 2017

    Breezeshooters 10 Meter Groundwave Contest

    It’s time, once again for the 10 meter band to host the Breezeshooters Ground Wave Contest. It is a three weekend deal, with Digital, CW and Phone activities. Please note: Novices and Technicians are welcome too, and may LEGALLY operate in the PSK,  Phone and CW events! Here’s more information from Chuck W3ON… Just a...

  • 18 Jan 2017

    Technician Upgrade Classes, Indiana PA, March 1

    *** Attention Technician Class Hams *** The Indiana County Amateur Radio Club will be conducting a General Class upgrade course beginning on March 1, 2017 and continuing on successive Wednesdays thru April 5, 2017.  The course will consist of 5 Instructor-led sessions and the sixth week will be an open VE testing session. The course will be...