Category Archives: Clubs

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

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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

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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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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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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

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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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EPA Clubs – Media Hits

Over the past few weeks there have been a few news media hits for amateur radio activity in EPA.  There may be others that we are not aware of. If you know of a ham radio related media hit in … Continue reading

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EPA ARRL Affiliated Club Receives Grant

Following a successful application and approval by the East Coast Amateur Radio Service (ECARS) board of directors, a grant of $948.20 has been awarded to The Educational Alliance for Amateur Radio (KE3AAR), a 501 C3 non-profit corporation in Pottstown, PA, … 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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Field Day Photos

The following info was recently posted to the ARRL Public Relations reflector. Good advice for Field Day. I was recently reminded of the need to include photos in pre-event publicity but it’s hard to take photos in advance 🙂 Take … Continue reading

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Send Your Name in Morse Code

Members of the Holmesburg Amateur Radio Club challenged visitors to send their first name in Morse Code at the annual Pennypack Festival in northeast Philadelphia. The challenge attracted young and old alike. Club members made several contacts with scout and … Continue reading

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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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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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