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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

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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

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ARRL Volunteers heading to Puerto Rico

The ARRL has 50 volunteers heading down to Puerto Rico with “HamAid” kits to assist the American Red Cross get information OUT of that island. They are leaving on a chartered flight from Atlanta today. Their primary mission will be … Continue reading

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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

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

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

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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

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Promoting Your Radio Club

    Here’s a short interview Sean Kutzko, KX9X, ARRL  Media and Public Relations Manager did with ARRL PR Committee Chair Scott Westerman, W9WSW, at Hamvention this year. Scott talks about ways clubs can promote themselves in their local communities … Continue reading

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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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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

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PAARC Bus Trip to ARRL HQ on 9/11

PAARC Bus Trip to ARRL HQ on 9/11 The Pottstown Area Amateur Radio Club (PAARC) welcomes Amateur Radio operators to join us on a bus trip to ARRL HQ and W1AW in Newington, CT on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. The … Continue reading

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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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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

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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

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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

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