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Field Day – June 23 & 24

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Field Day – June 23 & 24

Western Pennsylvania Section News – FIELD DAY SPECIAL EDITION June 18, 2018 Field Day is this weekend, June 23 and 24th!!! It only comes once a year so don’t miss out on all the ham radio fun. If you aren’t helping out your local group, there are plenty of other Field Day locations all over…

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Western Pennsylvania Section News, May 10, 2018

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Western Pennsylvania Section News, May 10, 2018

Western Pennsylvania Section News, May 10, 2018 2018 Western Pennsylvania Section Convention (At Breezeshooters Hamfest – June 2 & 3) Saturday, June 2 7:30 – 9:00 VE Exams – Hosted by Breezeshooters ARC. Please bring Photo ID, COPY of license or current CSCE. Time is limited. Retesting will NOT be offered at the Saturday session,…

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Western Pennsylvania Section News, April 12, 2018

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Western Pennsylvania Section News, April 12, 2018

Western Pennsylvania Section News, April 12, 2018 Volunteers Needed – May 11 in Pittsburgh Volunteers are needed for the Pittsburgh Komen Race for the Cure on Mother’s Day May 11th. Contact Bob Mente NU3Q for more information and to sign up to help with communications. His email is nu3q@verizon.net   ARRL Announces 2018 Teachers Institutes…

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Western Pennsylvania Section News, February 23, 2018

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Western Pennsylvania Section News, February 23, 2018

WASHfest Hamfest: Sunday Feb. 25, South Park 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, rain or shine Location: Home Economics Building 3735 Buffalo Drive South Park Township, PA Website: http://n3sh.org Sponsor: Wireless Association of South Hills ARC Type: ARRL Hamfest Talk-In: 146.955 & 443.650 (PL 131.8) Public Contact: Carol Danko , KB3GMN 4246 Seton Drive Pittsgurgh, PA 15227 Phone: 412-884-1466 Email: n3sbf@comcast.net Breakfast…

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WPA Section News – January 30, 2018

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WPA Section News – January 30, 2018

We are pleased to announce the 2017 WPA Yearbook is finally here! You can scroll to the bottom of the WPA Section Page at arrl.org to download it, or download it right here: 2017 Yearbook Our 2017 WPA Yearbook is 64 full-color pages  that chronicle our Section’s Amateur Radio activities over the past 12 months in…

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SKYWARN Recognition Day Webinar – November 27

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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 receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar SRD this year takes place on Saturday, December 2 from 0000 until 2400 UTC (starts on…

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Section News, October 11

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Section News, October 11

Western Pennsylvania Section News October 11, 2017 2017 WPA SET “Very Successful” Saturday, October 7th was the date for the 2017 SET. In the weeks leading up to the event, our WPA DECs and ECs finished all the preparation it takes to have a great exercise. At 9:00 am on Saturday, October 7th the WPA…

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Section News, September 18 2017

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Section News, September 18 2017

Western Pennsylvania Section News September 18, 2017 Near Space Balloon Launch – September 20, Noon to Recovery From Cory W3CDG: “We will be using my call W3CDG-11 for the launch. Plan is to have APRS, pressure, temperature, and position data sent. The computer will also record flight data and take pictures as it goes. That will be…

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Happy 91st Birthday WPA

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Happy 91st Birthday WPA

Happy 91st Birthday to our WPA Section! On July 1, 1926 The ARRL Western Pennsylvania Section officially came into being. One of the first four ARRL Sections to complete elections, our Western Pennsylvania Section has the honor of being the first section to be named in the July 1926 QST article Changing Over, found on page 47. The First Section…

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Section News – July 1, 2017

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Section News – July 1, 2017

Western Pennsylvania Section News July 1, 2017 Happy Independence  Day! Field Day has come and gone, and now it’s time for us to celebrate America’s 241st Birthday! Let’s all resolve to make it a safe and happy holiday for all our friends and families. Once again this year, the 13 Original Colonies event will take…

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