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WPA ARES

WPA Amateur Radio Emergency Service

Bud Plants N3TIR, Section Emergency Coordinator
sec@wpa-arrl.org

The Mission of the WPA Amateur Radio Emergency Service™ is to get the message through by providing excellent communications assistance, planning and coordination on behalf of partner agencies, the people and the communities we serve throughout Western Pennsylvania.

Our Section Emergency Coordinator and local Emergency Coordinators are responsible for developing training, plans and procedures to coordinate and deploy teams of qualified, well-trained, volunteer amateur radio operators and equipment to provide reliable and robust communications in times of need, to provide specialized communications services to the public, and to accurately and efficiently transfer messages.


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 […]Read More »

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 […]Read More »

KOMEN PITTSBURGH RACE FOR THE CURE SEPTEMBER 13, 2020 - SCHENLEY PARK PITTSBURGH - OPERATORS NEEDED

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 […]Read More »

Allegheny County ARES Meeting - Saturday 3/28 CANCELLED

The monthly Allegheny County ARES meeting scheduled for 3/28/2020 at the WPXI studios has been CANCELLED. I will post updates as needed. Thank you for your understanding 73 de NU3Q […]Read More »

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 […]Read More »

WPA ARES Net SM Message - 21 December 2019

Holiday Gretings to everyone. Wishing all the best to you and your loved ones this holiday season. Good health, good cheer, and good DX to one and all! === Many […]Read More »

WPA ARES Net SM Message 14DEC19

Remember the Pennsylvania Fone Net, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:00 pm, on 160 meters on a frequency of 1910 kc === Our WPA Digital Voice net is held […]Read More »

Fayette County EC Featured in Local News

Eddie Misiewicz, KB3YRU, of Perryopolis was featured on the front page of the Tuesday, October 8th edition of Uniontown’s own Herald-Standard. You can read the article online to see what […]Read More »

Allegheny County ARES: Organization Meeting - Sept 21 at Red Cross

All Allegheny County ARES members, and those interested in ARES are invited to the Allegheny County ARES Organization Meeting on Saturday, September 21 from 12 noon to 3:00 pm. The […]Read More »

Allegheny County Gets New ARES Emergency Coordinator

Bob is the license trustee for WX3PIT, and has an extensive record of SKYWARN participation. He is active, building field-deployable amateur radio stations, and taking part in numerous activities at […]Read More »

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WPA ARES Directory

The most recent edition of this directory may always be found at https://wpa-arrl.org/ares/directory and downloaded as a PDF file here: https://wpa-arrl.org/Files/WPA-ARES-Directory.pdf

Revised 06 23 2020

Northwest District

Charles Kanarr AB3XZ
WPA Northwest District Emergency Coordinator
decnw@wpa-arrl.org

Emergency Coordinator
Frequencies
Operations
Clarion Co
Applications currently being accepted 146.55 Simplex
147.075+ 110.9
Thursday 2015 146.550 Simplex
Crawford Co
Jamie Tolbert WW3S
crawford@wpa-arrl.org
147.57 Simplex
145.130- 186.2
Sunday 2100 145.130- 186.2
Erie Co
Dave Wellman WX3E
erie@wpa-arrl.org
Assistant Section Manager
147.54 Simplex
146.730- 186.2
Sunday 2100 146.610- / 146.820- / 146.700- 186.2
Forest Co
Applications currently being accepted
147.54 Simplex
145.490- 186.2
 
Lawrence Co
Gregory Singer K3VLR
lawrence@wpa-arrl.org
147.54 Simplex
444.175+ 131.8
Thursday 2000 444.175+ 131.8
Mercer County
Michael Varga NR3C
mercer@wpa-arrl.org
146.55 Simplex
145.350- 186.2
 
Venango Co
Applications currently being accepted
146.58 Simplex
145.230- 186.2
 
Warren Co
Applications currently being accepted
146.55 Simplex
145.270- 186.2
 
Northwest
District-wide
  145.590 Alt  

Revised 06 23 2020

Revised 01 MAR 2020Northeast District

Kevin Snyder KA3YCBausterian
WPA Northeast District Emergency Coordinator
decne@wpa-arrl.org

Emergency Coordinator
Frequencies
Operations
Cameron Co
Applications currently being accepted
147.54 Simplex
147.180+ 173.8
Sunday 2100 147.180+ 173.8
Centre Co

Carmine Prestia K3CWP
centre@wpa-arrl.org
Assistant Section Manager

147.57 Simplex
146.850- 146.2
147.105+ DMR
147.255+ D*
Sunday 2100 146.850- o
Clearfield Co
Applications currently being accepted
146.55 Simplex
146.315+ 173.8
 
Clinton Co
Applications currently being accepted
146.58 Simplex
147.360+ 173.8
 
Elk Co
Applications currently being accepted
147.57 Simplex
147.000+
442.200+ 173.8
Sunday 2000 147.000, 2030 442.200
Jefferson Co
Steve Waltman KB3FPN
jefferson@wpa-arrl.org
146.58 Simplex
146.865- 173.8
Monday 2000 146.865- 173.8
McKean Co
Applications currently being accepted
146.58 Simplex
147.240+ 173.8
Sunday 2030 147.240+ 173.8
Potter Co
Applications currently being accepted
146.55 Simplex
146.685- 173.8
 
Northeast District-wide
  145.51 Alt NE District Net: Wednesday 1900 on  147.315+

Revised 06 23 2020

Southwest District

Terence Nemitz KA3UTD
WPA Southwest District Emergency Coordinator
decsw@wpa-arrl.org

Emergency Coordinator  
Frequencies  
Operations
Allegheny Co
Robert Mente NU3Q
allegheny@wpa-arrl.org
146.55 Simplex 147.090+ 88.5 Wednesday 2100 147.090+ 88.5
Armstrong Co
Steve Fazekas K3FAZ
armstrong@wpa-arrl.org
Asssistant SEC
147.54 Simplex 145.410- 173.8 Monday 2000 145.410- 173.8
Beaver Co
John Cole N3TN
beaver@wpa-arrl.org
146.58 Simplex 146.850- 131.8 Monday 2030 146.850- 88.5
Butler Co
Bill Hastings KB3TBT
butler@wpa-arrl.org
147.57 Simplex 147.300+ 131.8
443.900+ 131.8
ACS Information Digital Training Net 1st and 3rd Wednesday 1945
Fayette Co
Eddie Misiewicz KB3YRU
fayette@wpa-arrl.org
147.57 Simplex 147.045+ 131.8
145.170- 131.8
Thursday 2100 147.045+ 131.8 (145.170 alt)
Greene Co
Larry Shumaker KC3DQY
greene@wpa-arrl.org
146.55 Simplex 146.430+1 131.8  
Indiana Co
Applications currently being accepted
147.57 Simplex 146.910- Monday 2000 146.910- o
Washington Co
Tom Wright KC3TOM
washington@wpa-arrl.org
147.54 Simplex 146.790- 131.8 Tuesday 2030 146.790- / 147.390+ / 147.285+ / 145.250- / 147.315+ 131.8 (all linked)
Westmoreland Co
Paul Byers N3LQE
westmoreland@wpa-arrl.org
146.58 Simplex
147.180+ 131.8
Wednesday 2100 147.180- 131.8
Tuesday 0800 443.400+ 131.8
Wednesday 2030 146.640- 131.8.
Southwest District-wide
  145.530 Alt  

Revised 06 23 2020

Southeast District

c/o Steve Elliott KA3UDR
Acting District Emergency Coordinator
decs2@wpa-arrl.org

Emergency Coordinator
Frequencies
Operations
Bedford Co
Steve Elliott KA3UDR
bedford@wpa-arrl.org
147.57 Simplex
145.490- 123.0
 
Blair Co
Kevin Lear W3XOX
blair@wpa-arrl.org
146.58 Simplex
146.820- 123.0
Monday 2000 28.440 USB (10 meter HF)
Tuesday 2000 146.820- 123.0
Wednesday 2000 146.550 Simplex
Cambria Co
Applications currently being accepted
147.54 Simplex
146.940- 100.0
Sunday 2100 145.210- 123.0
Franklin Co
Anthony Ogburn KB3WOX
franklin@wpa-arrl.org
146.58 Simplex
147.120+ 97.4
Sunday 2100 147.120+ 97.4
Fulton Co
Applications currently being accepted
147.54 Simplex
145.250- 118.8
 
Huntingdon Co
Applications currently being accepted
146.55 Simplex
146.700- 123.0
Sunday 2030 146.700- / 145.310- 123.0
Mifflin Co
Applications currently being accepted
147.54 Simplex
146.910- 123.0
 
Somerset Co
Applications currently being accepted
146.55 Simplex
147.195+ 123.0
Sunday 1930 147.195+ / 443.250+ 123.0
Southeast District-wide
  145.59 Alt SE District Net: 1st Thursday 2000 147.150+ 167.9

Revised 06 23 2020

WPA Nets

WPA Nets

WPA ARES Voice Net Saturday 0900, Prevailing Eastern Time 3.983 MHz, LSB - Primary Frequency 7.272 MHz, LSB - Alternate Frequency [Spider_Calendar id="2" theme="14" default="month" select="month,list,week,day,"]   2017 WPA ARES NET CONTROL...

ARES Forms

The following ARES forms are to be used for monthly reports. Once you download a form, open it in Acrobat Reader (or any other PDF viewer that permits filling forms) and fill in the blanks. When finished, you may print the form for your records. Save...

WPA ARES Directory

    WPA ARES Directory The most recent edition of this directory may always be found at https://wpa-arrl.org/ares/directory and downloaded as a PDF file here: https://wpa-arrl.org/Files/WPA-ARES-Directory.pdf Revised 06 23 2020 Northwest D...


3 Replies to “WPA ARES”

  1. Anonymous

    As we at this time have no RO at our club , I
    would like to have my call added to the Sunday morning 3.990.5 western pa races net for Greene Co.I recently retired and now have time on Sundays to commit….Thank you….KC8GOJ Roger Swanson Please add me to the roster

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