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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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Breezeshooters 10 Meter Groundwave Contest

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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…

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Winter Field Day – Part II

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“Misery loves company,” goes the old saw. In this case, another WPA club has decided to take on Old Man Winter and participate in Winter Field Day.Like its summer counterpart, the winter version involves setting up temporary stations away from the comforts of home. In this winter weather, that’s a LOT of comfort to leave behind!Steve Fazekas K3FAZ…

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Winter Field Day

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Extreme Radiosport – Winter Field Day! The Cumberland Valley Amateur Radio Club of Chambersburg, PA will be participating in Winter Field Day on January 28-29. Radio Amateurs have been setting up their stations in the great outdoors every June for decades, but this is a new twist on an old idea! CVARC President Ray Smith…

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ARRL Straight Key Night

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ARRL Straight Key Night <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span>

Straight Key Night Every day is a good day to send CW, but January 1 is reserved for Straight Key Night. Enjoy CW as it has been sent and enjoyed since the earliest days of Amateur Radio Objective: This 24-hour event is not a contest; rather it is a day dedicated to celebrating our CW heritage….

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ARRL Kids’ Day – January 7th

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ARRL Kids’ Day – January 7th <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span>

Twice a year, ARRL offers an event designed to promote Amateur Radio to our youth. Share the excitement with your kids or grandkids, a Scout troop, a church or the general public! Kids Day is designed to give on-the-air experience to young people and hopefully foster interest in getting a license of their own. It…

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