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Western Pennsylvania Section News, Septmber 2018

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Western Pennsylvania Section News, Septmber 2018

ARRL Board Elects New CEO The ARRL Board of Directors has elected Howard E. Michel, WB2ITX, of Dartmouth, Massachusetts, to be ARRL’s new Chief Executive Officer. He will start on October 15. Michel (rhymes with “nickel”) is currently Chief Technology Officer at UBTECH Education, and Senior Vice President of UBTECH Robotics. Michel will succeed Barry…

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WPRC Chairman, Paul L. Plants W3PLP, SK

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WPRC Chairman, Paul L. Plants W3PLP, SK

It is with great sadness we report the passing of Paul Plants W3PLP, 66, of Washington, PA on Saturday, August 4, while recovering from major surgery. Paul was an Extra Class licensee, and was currently Chairman of the Western Pennsylvania Repeater Council. Several years ago, Paul was a candidate for WPA Section Manager. He was an active member and…

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Western Pennsylvania Section News – August 4, 2018

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Western Pennsylvania Section News – August 4, 2018

Visit us on the Internet! WPA Website and Find us on Facebook! WPA Facebook Group   Western Pennsylvania Section News August 4, 2018  Breaking news: The ARRL Board, at their July meeting, established a three-month general comment period for the new ARES Strategic Plan with comments due no later than October 31, 2018, after which the Public Service…

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Section News – June 30 2018

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Section News – June 30 2018

It was great to see all of you at the many Field Day sites we visited. You demonstrated that Western Pennsylvania hams are ready for action, and can set up operations anywhere, any time! Thank you for all the radiograms you sent, and to those who handled traffic as usual during the crowded band conditions….

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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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