Posts Tagged “Operating”

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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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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Section News – July 1, 2017

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Section News – July 1, 2017

Western Pennsylvania Section News July 1, 2017 Happy Independence  Day! Field Day has come and gone, and now it’s time for us to celebrate America’s 241st Birthday! Let’s all resolve to make it a safe and happy holiday for all our friends and families. Once again this year, the 13 Original Colonies event will take…

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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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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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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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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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