Archive For The “Amateur Radio Emergency Service” Category

WPA ARES Section Manager Message – December 9 2017

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WPA ARES Section Manager Message – December 9 2017

Good Morning everyone! We are still getting photos and articles for the WPA 2017 Yearbok. If you have some pictures and stories to share, you still have time. But not much time! Please get your submission in by Friday, to yearbook@wpa-arrl.org. We hope that everyone is taking part in the WPA 1 QSO Each Day…

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SKYWARN Recognition Day Webinar – November 27

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SKYWARN Recognition Day Webinar – November 27

REGISTER HERE: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5263200920866289410 A free webinar, “What is SKYWARN™ Recognition Day and how can you participate?” will take place on November 27 at 8 PM EST (0100 UTC on November 28). Register online. After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar SRD this year takes place on Saturday, December 2 from 0000 until 2400 UTC (starts on…

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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-2 District Meeting Handouts

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Here is the file containing the Meeting Handouts 2017 South-2 District Meeting Handouts

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Section News, August 1 2017

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Section News, August 1 2017

Western Pennsylvania Section News August 1, 2017  Hamfest Season Is Here It is now the middle of the Hamfest Season. Take some time to get out and show your support for at least one local hamfest this year. Our section staff has been to several very good ones this year, and the turnout is very…

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Washington County Department of Public Safety mobile command center, Unit 92-2

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Washington County Department of Public Safety mobile command center, Unit 92-2

The first position at the door is a combined HF, VHF, UHF Amateur Radio position as well as Aircraft, Marine, Citizens Band and a VHF public safety channel. The Ham operator is also controlling those additional communications assets. The position computer has two Signal link interfaces to both HF and U/V stations as well a…

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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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ARES Net Message – April 8, 2017

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ARES Net Message – April 8, 2017

TO: All stations FROM: Bud Plants N3TIR, Assistant SEC, WPA RE: ARES Net Message – April 8, 2017 Thank you for a job well done on your DEC/SEC monthly reports for their timely reporting. I know it’s hard to get all the information from the all the events but you proved once again it can…

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Section Manager ARES report – April 8, 2017

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Section Manager ARES report – April 8, 2017

SM Report for ARES Net 04/08/17 Our WPA Assistant SEC, Bud N3TIR reports that a record number of ARES Monthly Reports were received on time, and that the Section Summary for the month of March has already been sent in to ARRL Headquarters. This is the third month in a row for our section. Let’s…

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