Posts Tagged “ARRL”

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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ARRL Kids’ Day – January 7th

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ARRL Kids’ Day – January 7th <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span>

Twice a year, ARRL offers an event designed to promote Amateur Radio to our youth. Share the excitement with your kids or grandkids, a Scout troop, a church or the general public! Kids Day is designed to give on-the-air experience to young people and hopefully foster interest in getting a license of their own. It…

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New WPA Section Manager Elected

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New WPA Section Manager Elected

This afternoon, I was informed by ARRL HQ in Newington, CT that I have been elected to serve the 2017-18 term as Western Pennsylvania Section Manager. I am honored and humbled to be entrusted with this opportunity to serve the 10,000+ radio amateurs in the 33 western counties of Pennsylvania. I look forward to meeting…

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Butler Hamfest

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Butler Hamfest <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

The BCARA Swapfest will be held on Sunday, September 11th at the Unionville Fire Grounds on PA-8 and 102 Mahood Road from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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