Posts Tagged “ARRL”

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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WPA Section Convention June 4 at Breezeshooters Hamfest!

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WPA Section Convention June 4 at Breezeshooters Hamfest! <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

BREAKING NEWS!!! The 2017 ARRL WPA Section Convention is taking place at the Breezeshooters Hamfest, Sunday, June 4th from 8:30 am – 11:30 am.   Your Western Pennsylvania Section is pleased to announce the 2017 Section Convention with ARRL speakers and programs. Get to meet and speak with your ARRL WPA Section staff, your Atlantic…

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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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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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WPA Section Vacant Staff Positions Announced

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WPA Section Vacant Staff Positions Announced

01/06/17 — Section Manager W3BC is requesting volunteer applications for two key staff positions. I am looking for enthusiastic, qualified people to give their best efforts in these vital jobs. If you have the qualifications and the time to carry out this important work, please contact me by email: w3bc@arrl.org and request an application packet for…

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New Year, New SM

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New Year, New SM

Happy New Year Western Pennsylvania Here’s hoping this holiday season has been a time of joy for you, your friends and families too. The start of a new year is a traditional time to look back at the past and look forward to the future. To start off with a look back, I want to…

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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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