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Section News, October 11

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Section News, October 11

Western Pennsylvania Section News October 11, 2017 2017 WPA SET “Very Successful” Saturday, October 7th was the date for the 2017 SET. In the weeks leading up to the event, our WPA DECs and ECs finished all the preparation it takes to have a great exercise. At 9:00 am on Saturday, October 7th the WPA…

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Section News, September 18 2017

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Section News, September 18 2017

Western Pennsylvania Section News September 18, 2017 Near Space Balloon Launch – September 20, Noon to Recovery From Cory W3CDG: “We will be using my call W3CDG-11 for the launch. Plan is to have APRS, pressure, temperature, and position data sent. The computer will also record flight data and take pictures as it goes. That will be…

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South-1 District Meeting – Washington Hamfest

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South-1 District Meeting – Washington Hamfest <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

The South-1 District Meeting is scheduled for Sunday November 5 from noon to 4 pm at the WACOM Hamfest at the Washington County Fairgrounds. 12:00– Sign-in and Seating 12:15 — Greeting, ARRL Briefing and WPA News – Joe Shupienis W3BC, WPA Section Manager and Juan Manfredi NA0B, Assistant Section Manager 12:30 — Public Service and…

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North-2 District Meeting – Du Bois

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North-2 District Meeting – Du Bois <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

Saturday October 28, Penn State DuBois Campus, Hiller Auditorium The North-2 District Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, October 28 from 12:00 noon to 4 pm at the Penn State DuBois Campus in the Hiller Building Auditorium. 12:00 — Sign-in and Seating 12:15 — Greeting, ARRL Briefing and WPA News – Joe Shupienis W3BC 12:30 — Public…

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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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