In The News

  • 22 May 2019

    WPA Section News —SPECIAL ALERT, 22 May 2019 1100 EDST

    Heads Up: Severe Weather Risk Thursday From: Fred Mcmullen – NOAA Federal Date: 5/22/19 8:18 AM Ham Operators, We are monitoring the potential for a line of strong to severe thunderstorms moving through the region during the afternoon and evening hours. Please report down trees, hail (penny size or larger), funnel clouds to the...

  • 17 May 2019

    WPA Section News – May 18, 2019

    ARRL WPA Section Convention – June 1 & 2 at Breeze Shooters Hamfest, Butler Our 2019 ARRL WPA Section Convention will be held on Saturday June 1st and Sunday June 2nd at the Breezeshooters Hamfest on the Big Butler Fairgrounds. Besides our ARRL Exhibit in the main hall, we will host a number of interesting...

  • 23 Feb 2019

    WPA DMR Codeplug Info

    Here is my first crack at an information packet for WPA DMR users and repeater owners. Please review it and let me know what needs corrected.

  • 19 Feb 2019

    WPA Section News – February 19, 2019

    2019 WPA Section Cabinet Meeting Our Western Pennsylvania Section Cabinet met on Saturday, February 2nd at Kings Restaurant in Kittanning. Ten Section Staff Members were present, and each one gave a report on their activities and plans. Additionally several Staff Members had prepared briefings on new technologies and programs, which they presented to the group....

  • 11 Feb 2019

    ARES Connect Update

    We are receiving many reports that ARES Connect users are experiencing difficulty or impossibility when trying to log in to or register for the ARES Connect website. Some are confused by the instruction pages on this website and are trying to create user IDs for That is not the correct website. Therefore, those pages...