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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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Butler County Amateur Radio Swapfest – Unionville Sep 10

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Butler County Amateur Radio Swapfest – Unionville Sep 10 <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

Butler County Amateur Radio Swapfest HAMFEST/CONVENTION 09/10/2017Start Date: 09/10/2017 End Date: 09/10/2017 Location: Unionville Fire Department 102 Mahood Road Butler, PA 16001 Website: http://w3udx.org Sponsor: Butler County Amateur Radio Association Type: ARRL Hamfest Talk-In: 147.36/96 (PL 131.8) Public Contact: Joseph Sciulli , N3WH 1020 Bonniebrook Road Butler, PA 16002 Phone: 412-337-1687 (after 5 PM) Email:…

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2017 NW PA Hamfest – Erie – July 8

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2017 NW PA Hamfest – Erie – July 8 <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

2017 NW PA Hamfest HAMFEST/CONVENTION 07/08/2017Start Date: 07/08/2017 End Date: 07/08/2017 Location: Greene Township Municipal Building 9333 Tate Road Erie, PA 16501 Website: http://www.wattsburg-wireless.us/hamfest.htm Sponsor: Wattsburg Wireless Association Type: ARRL Hamfest Talk-In: None Public Contact: Neal Proper , WB3EQC 4039 Ridge Parkway Erie, PA 16510 Phone: 814-882-2739 Email: nlproper@verizon.net

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Somerset County PA Hamfest – 07/02/2017

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Somerset County PA Hamfest – 07/02/2017 <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

Somerset County PA Hamfest HAMFEST/CONVENTION 07/02/2017Start Date: 07/02/2017 End Date: 07/02/2017 Location: Somerset County Technology Center 281 Technology Drive Somerset, PA 15501 Website: http://www.k3smt.org Sponsor: Somerset County Amateur Radio Club (K3SMT) Type: ARRL Hamfest Talk-In: 147.195 (PL 123.0) Public Contact: Stewart Saylor , AK3J 156 Sequoia Drive Friedens, PA 15541 Phone: 814-444-0637 Email: ak3j@arrl.net

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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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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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