Category Archives: ARES/RACES
Imagine that – 2017 already…. There will be an EPA Section Emergency Coordinator Sighting at the Lehigh Valley Amateur Radio Club on January 3, 2017. If you are in the area please come on down. I’d be happy to meet … Continue reading
Hello EPA ARES/ACS members, Received this today. 12/20/2016 FEMA Region X will conduct an interoperability communications exercise on December 21 that will use 60 meters. The “COMMEX” will consist of radio check-ins from authorized state, tribal, federal, and Amateur Radio … Continue reading
A county that has not had an ARES Emergency Coordinator now has one. Mark Krzan, N3MBK, has agreed to accept the position of ARES Emergency Coordinator for Lackawanna County. Mark has extensive experience in emergency communications having been a 911 … Continue reading
At the request of the Monroe County Emergency Coordinator, Jerry Truax, N3SEI, a new Official Emergency Station has been appointed in Monroe County, PA. Donald Darcy, WK2RP, has been appointed as a Monroe County ARES Official Emergency Station. Don will … Continue reading
KB3NIA, PEMA’S AMATEUR RADIO STATION, ANNOUNCED ON THE SUNDAY MORNING (12/11/16) ACS NETS THAT PEMA IS HOLDING A WINTER WEATHER EXERCISE. FREQUENCY 3993.5 DATE DECEMBER 14 2016 HOURS 4:00PM TO 12:00AM CALL KB3NIA CHECKINS ARE WELCOME AND QUESTIONS REGARDING THE … 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 November 2016 Section Emergency Coordinator Monthly Update has been posted! http://w3luz.org/SEC_Monthly_Updates/2016-11-30-SEC_Monthly_Update.html Remember that the ARES Monthly Reports from the ECs, DECs, and OES are due.
The ARRL wants to know when you do good things like provide communications for a race, Triathlon, emergency, or other public service events. There is an online web form that is easy to fill out. Just go here: http://www.arrl.org/fsd-157-public-service-activity-report The … Continue reading
OK, I am sitting back digesting. I hope all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with Family and Friends. I celebrated last night with Family and this morning I went to Berwick, PA, to help the Columbia-Montour ARC with their … Continue reading
At the request of many here is an image of the Counties in the ARRL Eastern PA Section. Note: there is a map of the EPA Section with all the Emergency Coordinators listed along with their contact emails and web … Continue reading
The following is being posted for the Montgomery County ARES/RACES Service. They are holding their annual Simulated Emergency Test (SET) on November 10 and 11. Details are below. If you can join in and “show the colors” that would be … Continue reading
Hello All, The October ARES EC, DEC, and OES reports are now due. This is the last call! The SEC report goes in on Monday, November 7th. Thanks to all of you who have already sent them in. Y’all know … Continue reading
The October Section Emergency Coordinator Monthly Update for October has been sent via email to all ARES DECs, ECs, and OE Stations. All are invited to read it. Here is the link: EPA SEC October Monthly Update Happy Halloween to … Continue reading
The EPA Section Emergency Coordinator, WN3LIf, will be attending the Chester County ARES/RACES meeting on Monday Night, October 31st. Meeting starts at 7:30PM is at: Government Services Center 601 Westtown Road West Chester, PA No Tricks or Treats Required! Happy … Continue reading
May’s ARES reports have been posted.