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Section News – June 20, 2017

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Section News – June 20, 2017

Western Pennsylvania Section News   June 20, 2017 Field Day is In The Air! Mark your calendars for June 24 and 25th. The biggest event in Amateur Radio takes place all over the country. Yes, it’s the annual ARRL Field Day, and your local groups need your participation. Our ARRL WPA Section staff will be…

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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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Race For The Cure Support

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Race For The Cure Support

Allegheny County ARES operators support the 2017 Race For The Cure in Pittsburgh.  Race for the Cure 5.14.2017 L to R: K3WNY and WC3O NU3Q in the mobile

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Wings Over Pittsburgh Airshow

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Wings Over Pittsburgh Airshow

Allegheny County ARES Wings Over Pittsburgh Airshow 5.13.2017   Net Control: L to R  AB3ED Bob Timmins, EC W3YJ  Harry Bloomberg

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National Weather Service – Flood Safety Awareness Week

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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…

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WPA Celebrates 90 Years

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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…

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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

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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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