Author Archives: WB3W
On of the first hamfests in our Section is this Sunday, May 7, 2017 sponsored by the Warminster Amateur Radio Club at it’s new location in Bristol, PA and it’s also our Section Convention. Scheduled Speakers/Timetable: 9 am to 10 … Continue reading
The FCC has just published Order 17-33A1 that adopts rules to implement certain radio frequency allocation decisions from the World Radiocommunication Conference (Geneva, 2012) (WRC-12) and conforms the United States rules to the WRC-12 Final Acts. The FCC order addresses … Continue reading
The 27th annual Bloomsburg Hamfest will be held on Saturday June 10, 2017 at the Lime Ridge Community Center in Lime Ridge, PA. The Hamfest is sponsored by the Columbia-Montour Amateur Radio Club. The Hamfest is open to the public … Continue reading
The annual Firecracker Hamfest will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the Harrisburg Area Community College, 3599 Industrial Road, Harrisburg, PA 17101 Sponsored by the Harrisburg Radio Amateurs’ Club. Talk-In: 146.76 (PL 100) For more information visit their … Continue reading
The 2017 Murgas ARC Hamfest will be held on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Polish American Veterans, 2 South Oak Street, Wilkes-Barre (Plains) PA 18705. It is just a few minutes from I-81 Exit 172B – Located near the … Continue reading
We have been receiving some very slow loading of pages for this website. Today we migrated everything over to a new sever and this should make a huge difference. Any problems click the top menu link to “epa staff” and … Continue reading
We have been informed that the Warminister Hamfest is moving from it’s prior location in Wrightstown, PA to a new location this year with larger and more modern facilities, especially in case there should be inclement weather. The Hamfest will … Continue reading
On Saturday, July 8 from 7:00 AM until 12 NOON, The Mid-Atlantic Radio Club will hold its annual HAMFEST at Kimberton Fire Co. Fairgrounds, Route 113 (Pike Springs Rd.) & Firehouse Lane • Kimberton / Phoenixville, PA 19460. Admission is … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that this year’s EPA Section Convention will be held at the Warminster Amateur Radio Club Hamfest on Sunday May 7, 2017. The Hamfest will be held at a new location this year at the Bucks … Continue reading
The deadline is Tuesday, January 31 (at 11:59 PM ET), to receive completed ARRL Foundation scholarship applications from eligible radio amateurs pursuing post-secondary education in the 2017-2018 academic year.Individuals and clubs support many of the more than 80 scholarships that … Continue reading
By Tom Mills AF4NC, Assistant Section Manager and Section Traffic Manager EPa Section The year has almost come to an end. This past year has brought many changes and its time for us to look forward to making our section … Continue reading
The Eastern Pennsylvania Section of the ARRL is comprised of 34 counties spread out over a large geographical area. Even though we have some great staff members like W.T. Jones, WN3LIF, Tom Mills, AF4NC, and Bob Josuweit, WA3PZO, who do … Continue reading
We have added a new Facebook page linked to this website in addition to the already existing Twitter account. If you want to follow us on Facebook just click the “Like” button at the bottom of the home page.
Our Section Emergency Coordinator, W. T. Jones, WN3LIF, recently traveled to Selinsgrove, PA, and attended the Boy Scout’s Susquehanna Council’s Seven Bridges District Recognition Dinner. The interrelationship between Scouting and Amateur Radio has been a long one. If you pick … Continue reading
We have upgraded our site to make it mobile friendly. Bring up a browser on your Android or Iphone and go to our web address at www.epa-arrl.org to check it out.