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  • 25 Nov 2018

    Tom Chesworth W3IA, Silent Key

    Tom Chesworth W3IA We note with sadness the passing of Tom Chesworth W3IA of Boalsburg, Centre County. Originally licensed as K3EXE, Tom was a long-time ARRL appointee, serving as an Official Relay Station since 1975. He passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2018 in his home, surrounded by his loved ones. Born in Belle Vernon...

  • 10 Nov 2018

    Western Pennsylvania Section News – November 10, 2018

    Veterans’ Day 2018 This Veterans’ Day weekend (and every day), our Western Pennsylvania Section salutes all veterans who have served our county with distinction. We are grateful to all veterans for protecting, preserving and defending our freedom. Don’t forget — thank a vet! Submission Deadline for 2018 WPA Yearbook What a year it has been!...

  • 09 Nov 2018

    Submission Deadline for 2018 WPA Yearbook

    What a year it has been! 2018 will go down in the record books a a banner year for Amateur Radio in our Western Pennsylvania Section. Activity is up, and our hamfests were better than ever! reports from everywhere are coming in about Field Day, Youth Activities, Club activities, Public Service and so much more!...

  • 27 Oct 2018

    South-1 District Meeting

    The South-1 District meeting will take place at the WACOM Hamfest New Improved Location! When: Sunday, November 4th, 2018 Time: 12:30PM-3PM Where: Printscape Arena at Southpointe, 114 Southpointe Blvd, Canonsburg Pa 15317 (Exit 48 off Interstate 79) The District Meeting follows the hamfest.   District Meeting Topics Greetings and Introductions ARES Update including ARESConnect and the Public Service...

  • 12 Sep 2018

    ARRL Headquarters Emergency Response Team to Activate on September 12

    09/11/2018 The ARRL Headquarters Emergency Response Team will activate on Wednesday, September 12, ARRL Emergency Response Manager Mike Corey, KI1U, has announced. The team already has taken some steps to help prepare Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) groups in advance of Hurricane Florence, poised to strike the US east coast along the Carolinas and Virginia....