Author Archives: WT Jones

About WT Jones

ARRL ARES Section Emergency Coordinator for Eastern Pennsylvania

Skywarn Recognition Day – December 2 – 0000Z to 2359Z

Skywarn Recognition Day The annual Skywarn Recognition Day will be on the first Saturday in December. The link takes you to the ARRL Bulletin describing the event. If your club, or maybe just you, is planning on operating from an … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, ARES/RACES, Clubs, News Articles | Leave a comment

EPAEPTN – Time Change and a Net Time Change

Sunday Morning November 5th Daylight Saving Time Ends and with that change the Eastern Pennsylvania Emergency Phone and Traffic Net’s meeting time will change from 6:00PM EDT to 5:30PM EST. This net time will remain in effect until next Spring … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, ARES/RACES, Clubs, EPAEPTN, Nets & NTS Reports | Leave a comment

Reading Radio Club Technician Ham Class – Starts November 6th

Reading Radio Club Technician Licensing Classes When: Nov. 6, 13, 20, 28, and 30 Class will begin at 6:30p and end at 8:30p. Instructors will be available from 6:00p to 9:00p. The first four dates will be instruction time. On … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, ARES/RACES, Clubs, Scouting & Youth Activity, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Force of 50 Deploying To Puerto Rico

This is an ARRL Bulletin that came into today – 10/2/2017 Describes the conditions that our Fellow Amateurs are facing in PR. Keep them in your prayers. “Force of 50” Amateur Radio Volunteers Deploying Throughout Puerto Rico

Posted in Announcements, ARES/RACES, Clubs, EPAEPTN | Leave a comment

Puerto Rico Health & Welfare Traffic

Please do not accept any messages for delivery into the Hurricane affected areas! Please read this entire post carefully! Guidance on Puerto Rico Health and Welfare Traffic was received from Steve Ewald, WV1X, Supervisor of the Field Organization Team at … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, ARES/RACES, Clubs, EPAEPTN, Nets & NTS Reports, News Articles | Leave a comment

Gatlinburg TN Wildfire

This article is in the EM Magazine Weekly Newsletter for August 15th 2017…. BTW I highly recommend this newsletter. Subscribe if you can. The article relates the frustration and problems when the worst forest fire in East Tennessee’s history snuffed … Continue reading

Posted in ARES/RACES, Clubs, EPAEPTN | Leave a comment

Tom Gallagher – NY2RF – Meeting October 26th in Montgomery County

Click on the image for the location of the Montco Fire Academy

Posted in Announcements, ARES/RACES, Clubs, EPAEPTN, News Articles | Leave a comment

Freedom is NOT Free Video – Courtesy of Tom Abernethy, W3TOM, ARRL Atlantic Division Director

Received the following from Tom, W3TOW, our ARRL Atlantic Division Director… It is a fantastic video message and one that deserves replaying. I would have sent it sooner but I was making Buckwheat Pancakes for the Lady of the Jones … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, ARES/RACES | Leave a comment

NOAA mPING

The NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory is collecting public weather reports through a free app available for smart phones or mobile devices. The app is called “mPING,” for Meteorological Phenomena Identification Near the Ground This program is in addition to … Continue reading

Posted in ARES/RACES | Leave a comment

Volunteer Operators Needed for DOUBLE CREEK & CYCLE THE SOLSTICE

If any one can help out with this event please contact N3ECF. Email address is at the bottom of this blurb. Please share this with your respective clubs. We could use anyone willing to help out, especially for June 24. … Continue reading

Posted in News Articles | Leave a comment

Technician Class – Falls Township/Fairless Hills, PA

WB2OOB is offering a Technician Training Class in Fairless Hills, PA. Address is: Falls Township, 188 Lincoln Highway, Fairless Hills, PA Date: May 20-21, 2017 Testing will be on Sunday, May 21st, at 1:00PM. Walk-ins for testing are welcome. Contact … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Clubs | Leave a comment

TWO HAM RADIO CLASSES

Two Classes for Technician License Test preparation are scheduled.  Cumberland 911 and York Township EMA are hosting these.  Please pass these on to anyone who may be interested. Carlisle May 20-21 York Township June 10-11 We are looking to set … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, ARES/RACES, Clubs | Leave a comment

York Marathon 2017 Communications Operators Needed

I am resending this for K3HQI, DEC D5, and Jack, KC3JD, —begin forwarded message— Hello all, Apologies to those that receive this twice. Amateur Radio will again be providing communications for the York Marathon.  Date is Sunday, May 14, 2017.  Start will be … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, ARES/RACES | Leave a comment

Urgent Need For Operators – Tuesday April 11th Dauphin County TMI Drill

Hello EPA ARES Members, I know this is short notice but…. Next Tuesday, April 11th, is the biannual TMI Drill. At this time Dauphin County is extremely short of operators and needs help for that day. If anyone in EPA … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, ARES/RACES, Clubs | Leave a comment

March 13 2017 PEMA ACS WX Net Activation

Hello ARES Members in EPA, PEMA has announced the activation of a WX Net for the upcoming winter storm. The schedule is below from the message that was sent to me. Report snowfall and other weather related information as necessary. … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, ARES/RACES, EPAEPTN | Leave a comment