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  • Allegheny County Gets New ARES Emergency Coordinator

    We are happy to announce that Bob Mente NU3Q has been appointed to be the new Allegheny County ARES Emergency Coordinator. Bob is well known for his work coordinating public […]

  • WPA Section News – August 18, 2019

    2019 Simulated Emergency Test – October 5 Preparations are currently underway for this fall’s Simulated Emergency Test. This year the SET is on Saturday, October 5. Section ARES officials in […]

  • 2019 PA QSO Party

    The 2019 Pennsylvania QSO Party will be held on October 12th and 13th. The bonus station will be K3SMT, commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Somerset Amateur Radio Club. Please […]

  • WPA Section News – June 15, 2019

    It’s time to start planning for this fall’s Simulated Emergency Test. This year the SET is on Saturday, October 5. Initial plans are for a scalable exercise, adding additional served […]

  • It’s Time for Field Day 2019!

    It’s time once again for the annual ARRL Field Day event. This year, everyone’s favorite radio activity takes place on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday June 23. Get those grills […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. https://wpa-arrl.org/Files/DMR%20in%20WPA.pdf

  • 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 […]

  • SKYWARN Recognition Day Webinar – November 27

    REGISTER HERE: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5263200920866289410 A free webinar, “What is SKYWARN™ Recognition Day and how can you participate?” will take place on November 27 at 8 PM EST (0100 UTC on November 28). Register online. After registering, you will […]

  • 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 […]

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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • ARRL Kids’ Day – January 7th

    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 […]


WPA Events

2019 Skyview Hamfest, August 25
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2335 Turkey Ridge Rd New Kensington, PA 15068
2019 Uniontown Gabfest, August 31
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433 Old Pittsburgh Rd. Uniontown, PA 15401
2019 Butler Hamfest, September 8
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102 Mahood Road Butler, PA 16001
2019 PA QSO Party
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