Western Pennsylvania Section

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  • Special Hamfest Update

    Published date: 24 July 2020 Chambersburg PA — The CVARC Hamfest will go on as scheduled this Saturday, July 25, 2020. Strict observance of State Public Safety orders will be […]

  • Western Pennsylvania Section News — 24 June 2020

    Western Pennsylvania Section News – 24 June 2020 Field Day is this weekend. Please put safety first, and don’t take chances with anyone’s health. If you requested an ARRL official […]

  • Temporary Rule Waivers Announced for 2020 ARRL Field Day

    05/28/2020With one month to go before 2020 ARRL Field Day, June 27 – 28, the ARRL Programs and Services Committee (PSC) has adopted two temporary rule waivers for the event: […]

  • Dayton Hamvention Canceled

    …from https://hamvention.org/ COMMITTEE CANCELS HAMVENTION 2020By W8HJR, Media Chairman03/15/2020Event Information The Hamvention Executive Committee has been monitoring the COVID19 pandemic. We have worked very closely with our local and state […]

  • Breaking News – HB 37

    Pennsylvania House Bill 37 was amended on January 14, removing existing exemptions for Amateur Radio (and other licensed radio service) mobile use by drivers of motor vehicles. The bill is […]

  • WPA Section News – 05 Sep 20

    This just in: I have been re-elected for two more years as Western Pennsylvania Section Manager. It has been a genuine pleasure to work with you during the past two […]

  • Watch for Tower Site Vandalism

    The following is from the Pennsylvania Criminal Intelligence Center:“The Pennsylvania Criminal Intelligence Center (PaCIC) is requesting information on any incident involving vandalism or other damage to communications towers or other […]

  • WPA Health & Wellness Net

    Hello all HF operators! Since many of us are at home due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it has beensuggested that we begin a daily HF net to stay in touch […]


    Operators needed for the Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure on Sunday, September 13, 2020 in Schenley Park. Please mark your calendars. I will need operators to man fixed points […]