Posts Tagged “On The Air”

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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License Exams – Meadville May 23

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License Exams – Meadville May 23 <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

Meadville PA 16335 EXAM SESSION 05/23/2017Sponsor: Crawford ARS Date: May 23 2017 Time: 6:30 PM (No walk-ins) Contact: J S Jamie. Tolbert (814) 337-2315 Email: ww3s@zoominternet.net VEC: ARRL/VEC Location: St Brigid Church Social Hall 383 Arch St Register 24 hrs prior to date Meadville PA 16335

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60 Meter Digital Operators Take Notice

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60 Meter Digital Operators Take Notice

From Carol Milazzo KP4MD/W6, ARRL Sacramento Valley Section Manager : Keep Our Digital Transmissions Legal on 60 Meters Posted January 29, 2017 Our decreasing solar activity and residential antenna restrictions have attracted increasing numbers of radio amateurs to operate CW and weak signal digital modes on our lower HF frequencies including 60 meters. The five…

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Multi-Meter FM Simplex Contest, February 19

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Multi-Meter FM Simplex Contest, February 19 <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span>

Multi-Meter FM SIMPLEX CONTEST Sunday, February 19th 2017 @ 18:00 to 22:00 Hours EST The members of Butler County Amateur Radio Association (www.W3UDX.org) welcomes you to the “Multi-Meter FM simplex contest”. This contest helps us all be prepared in a number of ways, gets us to know one another, allow for some friendly competition and…

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Traffic Handling Class, March 18, Washington

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Traffic Handling Class, March 18, Washington <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

WACOM CLASS on traffic handling open class! ACS training at the WACOM radio room at the South Strabane V.F.D 1696 E. Maiden St Washington, Pa on Saturday March 18th at 10 AM. Topics will be traffic handling and net operations. Contact info BOB KITZELL KB3IN Kb3in@yahoo.com    

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Breezeshooters 10 Meter Groundwave Contest

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Breezeshooters 10 Meter Groundwave Contest <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span>

It’s time, once again for the 10 meter band to host the Breezeshooters Ground Wave Contest. It is a three weekend deal, with Digital, CW and Phone activities. Please note: Novices and Technicians are welcome too, and may LEGALLY operate in the PSK,  Phone and CW events! Here’s more information from Chuck W3ON… Just a…

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First WPA New Ham of 2017, Bradyn J Ciaycomb KC3IJL

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First WPA New Ham of 2017, Bradyn J Ciaycomb KC3IJL

 The first newly-licensed radio amateur of 2017 in the Western Pennsylvania Section is Bradyn J Ciaycomb KC3IJL of Greensburg. Bradyn will be awarded a copy of The ARRL Operating Manual. Welcome to Amateur Radio, Bradyn. Hope to hear you on the air!

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Groundhog Day Special Event Station

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Groundhog Day Special Event Station <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

SPECIAL EVENT 02/04/2017Feb 4, 1400Z-2100Z, K3HWJ, Punxsutawney, PA. Punxsutawney Area Amateur Radio Club. 14.340 7.245. Certificate Punxsutawney Area Amateur Radio Club P.O. Box 3 Punxsutawney, PA 15767 punxyclub.com

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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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