Category Archives: ARES/RACES

2016 PEMA Wx Exercise – December 14th – 4:00PM to 12:00AM

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

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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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November 2016 EPA SEC Monthly Update

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.

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Public Service Activity Reports or Get some credit for your groups hard work!

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

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Skywarn Recognition Day – December 3rd

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

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EPA Section Counties Map

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

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Invitation – MCARS Simulated Emergency Test Thursday, 11/10, and Friday, 11/11

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

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October ARES Reports Due!

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

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October Monthly Update from the EPA SEC

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

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EPA SEC at Chester County ARES/RACES Meeting – October 31st

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

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May ARES Reports Posted

May’s ARES reports have been posted.

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SEC-EPA March Report Filed

EPA-SEC Walt Jones filed his March report, available at http://www.epa-arrl.org/ares/secepa-updates/

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W3EX succeeds N3KFR as Montco EC

Tom Nolan W3EX is the newly appointed ARRL Emergency Coordinator for Montgomery County.  He succeeds Rocky Pisttelli N3KFR who stepped down after          years of dedicated service. Originally from upstate New York, Dr Nolan enlisted in the Navy and became an … Continue reading

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W3HVG New EC for Philly

Pat Taylor W3HVG is the new ARRL Emergency Coordinator for Philadelphia County.  First licensed in 1958 as KN3EWH, Pat brings significant emergency management experience to his new assignment. Formerly an engineer at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Berwick, Columbia … Continue reading

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KC3AX named EC for Wayne County

  EPA-ARRL is pleased to announce the appointment of David Corey, KC3AX, of Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania as the ARRL emergency coordinator for Wayne County’s newly established Amateur Radio Emergency Service program. An official presentation was made Monday evening at the … Continue reading

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