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  • 25 Mar 2017

    Section Manager’s Report – March 25, 2017

    SM Report for ARES Net 03/25/17 I would like to take this opportunity to thank our WPA Section Emergency Coordinator, Harry Bloomberg for 8 years of service as an ARES Section leader. Beginning as Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator in the spring of 2009, Harry led the section into the age of on-the-air data communications. He...

  • 23 Mar 2017

    National Weather Service – Flood Safety Awareness Week

    The National Weather Service Flood Safety Awareness Week Begins March 27. Considering we experience flooding in our area rather often, it is likely worth your time to check out the National Weather Service flood safety week web page at https://www.weather.gov/wrn/spring-safety   The week starts out with information on the continuing effort to modernize the hydrologic...

  • 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...

  • 01 Feb 2017

    Traffic Handling Class, March 18, Washington

    WACOM CLASS on traffic handling open class! ACS training at the WACOM radio room at the South Strabane V.F.D 1696 E. Maiden St Washington, Pa on Saturday March 18th at 10 AM. Topics will be traffic handling and net operations. Contact info BOB KITZELL KB3IN Kb3in@yahoo.com