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WPA Section News —SPECIAL ALERT, 22 May 2019 1100 EDST

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WPA Section News —SPECIAL ALERT,  22 May 2019 1100 EDST

Heads Up: Severe Weather Risk Thursday From: Fred Mcmullen – NOAA Federal fred.mcmullen@noaa.gov Date: 5/22/19 8:18 AM Ham Operators, We are monitoring the potential for a line of strong to severe thunderstorms moving through the region during the afternoon and evening hours. Please report down trees, hail (penny size or larger), funnel clouds to the…

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WPA Section News – May 18, 2019

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WPA Section News – May  18, 2019

ARRL WPA Section Convention – June 1 & 2 at Breeze Shooters Hamfest, Butler Our 2019 ARRL WPA Section Convention will be held on Saturday June 1st and Sunday June 2nd at the Breezeshooters Hamfest on the Big Butler Fairgrounds. Besides our ARRL Exhibit in the main hall, we will host a number of interesting…

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WPA Section News – February 19, 2019

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WPA Section News – February 19, 2019

2019 WPA Section Cabinet Meeting Our Western Pennsylvania Section Cabinet met on Saturday, February 2nd at Kings Restaurant in Kittanning. Ten Section Staff Members were present, and each one gave a report on their activities and plans. Additionally several Staff Members had prepared briefings on new technologies and programs, which they presented to the group….

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Western Pennsylvania Section News, December 2018

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Western Pennsylvania Section News, December 2018

ARL SIXTY ONE We wish you the best holiday season ever. Here’s hoping that Santa remembered to stop at the Radio Store on his way to your QTH! Major Changes to ARES and OO Programs The ARRL Public Service Enhancement Working Group has completed its two-year project to re-tool the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)…

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Tom Chesworth W3IA, Silent Key

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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…

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Western Pennsylvania Section News – November 10, 2018

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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!…

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Submission Deadline for 2018 WPA Yearbook

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Submission Deadline for 2018 WPA Yearbook <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span>

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!…

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South-1 District Meeting

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South-1 District Meeting <span class="dashicons dashicons-calendar"></span> <span class="dashicons dashicons-location"></span>

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…

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