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ARRL 2017 Scholarships

The ARRL Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2017 scholarship awards. There were 88 awards this year, totaling $120,650. To view the list of recipients please visit ARRL at http://www.arrl.org/news/2017-arrl-foundation-scholarship-awards-announced

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Governor proclaims June 2017 as Amateur Radio Month

Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed June 2017 as Amateur Radio Month in Pennsylvania. Thanks to Fred Serota, K3BHX, our EPA State Government Liaison for securing this for us.

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Warminister Hamfest/Section Convention

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

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FCC Approves Two New Amateur Bands

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

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Bloomsburg Hamfest

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

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Firecracker Hamfest

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

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Murgas Hamfest

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

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Web Site Update

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

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2017 EPA Section Convention UPDATE

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

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Kimberton Hamfest

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

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2017 EPA Section Convention

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

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ARRL Foundation 2017-2018 Scholarship Application Deadline Looms

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

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November NTS News

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

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New Section ASM’s

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

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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.

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