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  • 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 […]

  • N3BPB Funeral Arrangements

    Funeral Arrangements for Bill Kristoff N3BPB are as follows: Kunsak Funeral Home3552 California AvenuePittsburgh, PA 15212 Visitation will be this Sunday from 2PM to 4PM and 6PM to 8PM. There […]

  • Silent Key: William E. "Bill" Kristoff, Jr., N3BPB

    Bill, N3BPB, age 76, passed away this evening after an extended illness. Bill was a very prominent and well-known amateur radio operator in Western Pennsylvania, holding the call sign N3BPB […]

  • News Release – HB 37

    DATE: January 30, 2020MEMO TO: All Pennsylvania Amateur Radio Operators FROM: ARRL Pennsylvania Leadership Team re: Amendment to HB 37 During a conference this morning with the Executive Director of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]