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Author: Joe W3BC, WPA SM

Joe Shupienis W3BC is the Western Pennsylvania Section manager.

  • New HF Net to begin Friday, November 1st

    We are inviting all Hams from Pennsylvania and the surrounding States to join us for a wide area emergency communications and traffic net. We are bringing back a net which […]

  • KDKA 100th Anniversary Special Event

    2020 marks the 100th anniversary of KDKA radio. There are plans in the works for operating special event stations in honor of this occasion. Here is where we are at […]

  • 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 […]

  • Allegheny County Gets New ARES Emergency Coordinator

    Bob Mente NU3Q 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2019 Uniontown Gabfest, August 31

    Don’t miss this special hamfest – the 70th Annual Uniontown Gabfest! A tradition spanning 8 decades, the Uniontown Gabfest has been the place for hams to meet and swap radios […]