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SUPPORT THE AMATEUR RADIO PARITY ACT

SUPPORT THE AMATEUR RADIO PARITY ACT Urge Your Senators To Support The Amateur Radio Parity Act ** It takes just two minutes ** We have an opportunity to positively affect Amateur Radio for years to come.  H.R. 1301, the Amateur … Continue reading

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New EPA Section Manager

Interim Section Manager Appointed in Eastern Pennsylvania 10/05/2016 Bob Wiseman, WB3W, of Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, has been appointed as the Interim Section Manager for the ARRL Eastern Pennsylvania Section. He is fulfilling the current term of office that was declared vacant … Continue reading

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FLASH: ARRL Programs and Services Committee Expresses Appreciation, Support of NTS

PLEASE FORWARD PLEASE FORWARD H/T to ASM/EPA Tom Mills, AF4NC whose eagle eye caught this moments ago. No doubt our successful NTS-CR proof-of-concept demonstration had a part in this. Be sure to give your full appreciation to P&SC members who … Continue reading

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PHILLY.COM: Old tech still holds appeal for South Jersey ham radio loyalists

Check it out – at Philly.com no less! http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20160612_Old_tech_still_holds_appeal_for_South_Jersey_ham_radio_loyalists.html

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EPA-NTS Supports FEMA’s Cascadia Rising

EPA-ARRL played an important role in Cascadia Rising on behalf of NTS.  In a true disaster of this scale, Washington, D.C. would be a madhouse of activity and confusion.  FEMA’s Region 3 headquarters, which covers both Pennsylvania and Washington, is … Continue reading

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May ARES Reports Posted

May’s ARES reports have been posted.

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May Traffic Reports Available

Traffic reports for May 2016 are available.

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Pennsylvania Amateur Radio Month

June is Pennsylvania Amateur Radio Month by proclamation of Governor Tom Wolf.  Our own EPA State Government Liaison, Dr Fred Serota K3BHX made this happen, as he’s done for years.  Be sure to thank Fred for keeping ham radio in front of … Continue reading

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ATTN CW OPERATORS: Upcoming Disaster Exercise – June 8 & 9

1 June 2016 To: All NTS CW Nets From: James Wades, NTS Central Area Staff Re: Upcoming Disaster Exercise, June 8 and 9, 2016 MEMORANDUM As many of you have heard, the National Traffic System will be participating in a … Continue reading

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Tips on Lightning Safety Awareness from FEMA Philly

This article comes to EPA-ARRL via our friends at FEMA’s Philly office. Lightening is one of Nature’s most powerful forces and most hams well know. With Field Day coming up fast, the tips and reminders included are worth reviewing. %%%%% … Continue reading

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EPA Traffic Reports Updated

See the latest EPA traffic reports here.

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SK Bill Winter K3JPB, Father of PARA System

Submitted by K3RF: “We had a significant loss in EPa recently. My Elmer and friend for some 45 years, Bill Winter K3JPB, father of the advanced Philadelphia area repeater association 146.760 repeater (along with others) died last week. I was … Continue reading

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Nominations for 2016 EPA Special Service Award

IMPORTANT: DEADLINE IS MAY 31, 2016 EPA-ARRL is accepting nominations for the 2016 Special Service Award, “in recognition of dedicated service to the Eastern Pennsylvania Section.”  The Award is of the “lifetime achievement” type.  Nominees must be generally acknowledged as living examples of The Amateur’s … Continue reading

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Penn Wireless Association 50th Anniversary

Submitted by Bob Josuweit WA3PZO, EPA Affiliated Club Coordinator: Bucks County’s Penn Wireless Association celebrates their 50th Anniversary this month with a luncheon in Bristol. In May, 1965 the Penn Wireless Association of Windsor and the Bucks County Radio Clubs … Continue reading

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Liaison to Scouting is Taking Off

Thanks to smashing success at our EPA-ARRL table at the recent Region 5 BSA conference, EPA-ARRL added a blog page for scouting activity. It’s no fluke.  After a year of talks and small pilot programs, we have learned there is … Continue reading

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