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Section News – June 5, 2017

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Section News – June 5, 2017

Western Pennsylvania Section News June 5, 2017   Section Convention Recap The Western Pennsylvania Section Convention was held on Sunday, June 4th at the Breezeshooters Hamfest. The facilities were set up at the Big Butler Fairground, west of the City of Butler. Reports are that over 1,500 were in attendance at the Breezeshooters Hamfest. I…

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WPA Section Convention June 4 at Breezeshooters Hamfest!

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WPA Section Convention June 4 at Breezeshooters Hamfest! <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

BREAKING NEWS!!! The 2017 ARRL WPA Section Convention is taking place at the Breezeshooters Hamfest, Sunday, June 4th from 8:30 am – 11:30 am.   Your Western Pennsylvania Section is pleased to announce the 2017 Section Convention with ARRL speakers and programs. Get to meet and speak with your ARRL WPA Section staff, your Atlantic…

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License Exms – Erie Jun 17

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License Exms – Erie Jun 17 <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

Erie PA 16509-6055 EXAM SESSION 06/17/2017Sponsor: Wattsburg Wireless Association Date: Jun 17 2017 Time: 9:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed) Contact: Ronald J. Rycek (814) 833-6829 Email: rjrycek@roadrunner.com VEC: ARRL/VEC Location: Greene Twnshp Mun Bldg Rm 114 9333 Tate Rd wwa@wattsburg-wireless.us Erie PA 16509-6055

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License Exams – McKeesport Jun 13

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License Exams – McKeesport Jun 13 <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

McKeesport PA 15132-7617 EXAM SESSION 06/13/2017Sponsor: Two Rivers ARC Date: Jun 13 2017 Time: 6:30 PM (No walk-ins) Contact: Michael A. Kowalcheck (412) 751-9657 Email: kv3l@trarc.net VEC: ARRL/VEC Location: McKeesport Area High School South Hall – Room 112 1960 Eden Park Blvd McKeesport PA 15132-7617

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License Exams – Ambridge June 8

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License Exams – Ambridge June 8 <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

Ambridge PA 15003-9999 EXAM SESSION 06/08/2017Sponsor: Beaver Valley ARA Date: Jun 08 2017 Time: 5:00 PM (Walk-ins allowed) Contact: Richard G. Soltesz (724) 847-0610 Email: rgsoltesz@verizon.net VEC: ARRL/VEC Location: Beaver County Emergency Operations Center 351 14th St Ambridge PA 15003-9999

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License Exams – Meadville May 23

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License Exams – Meadville May 23 <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

Meadville PA 16335 EXAM SESSION 05/23/2017Sponsor: Crawford ARS Date: May 23 2017 Time: 6:30 PM (No walk-ins) Contact: J S Jamie. Tolbert (814) 337-2315 Email: ww3s@zoominternet.net VEC: ARRL/VEC Location: St Brigid Church Social Hall 383 Arch St Register 24 hrs prior to date Meadville PA 16335

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VE Exam – Latrobe May 23

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VE Exam – Latrobe May 23 <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

Latrobe PA 15650-2408 EXAM SESSION 05/23/2017Sponsor: Westmoreland Emergency ARS Date: May 23 2017 Time: 6:00 PM (Walk-ins allowed) Contact: Richard F. Kucera (724) 995-8654 Email: rfkucera@comcast.net VEC: ARRL/VEC Location: Unity Township Public Safety Bldg 177 Pleasant Unity Rd State Route 981 400 Kilo LN Latrobe PA 15650-2408

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Section Manager report – April 1, 2017

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Section Manager report – April 1, 2017

Please join me in extending a warm welcome to Bud N3TIR of Washington County, our WPA Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator. Bud has agreed to guide the ARES program in our section. Please address all your ARES reports, questions and comments to him via his email address, bud@n3tir.com. … Remember that there are new reporting forms…

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Technician License Classes – April 8 & 15 – Skyview ARC

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Technician License Classes – April 8 & 15 – Skyview ARC <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

From WPA DXCC Card Checker, Jack KA3HPM: “Skyview Radio Society will be having a Technican class starting on April 8th and 15th starting at 9:00am both days with a VE test on the 15th for all, and walk-ins are welcome. “We are also kicking around the idea to invite the various other clubs in the…

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WPA Section Digital Voice Radio Seminar

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WPA Section Digital Voice Radio Seminar <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

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…

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