Category Archives: Clubs

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

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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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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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Bloomsburg Hamfest

The 27th annual Bloomsburg Hamfest will be held on Saturday June 10, 2017 at the Lime Ridge Community Center in Lime Ridge, PA. The Hamfest is sponsored by the Columbia-Montour Amateur Radio Club. The Hamfest is open to the public … Continue reading

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EPA Section Amateur Radio Operator Loses Everything In Fire

Tragedy struck one of our fellow EPA Section Amateur Radio Operators last week. Don Darcy, WK2RP, suffered a fire in his home and lost everything. His computer, amateur radio equipment, and all his worldly possession. His dog also perished in … Continue reading

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Robert Michael, N3FA, Scholarship

The Robert Michael, N3FA, Scholarship presented by the Murgas Amateur Radio Club. The membership of the Murgas Amateur Radio Club of Wilkes-Barre has voted to rename its yearly scholarship in memory of founding member and Past President Robert Michael, N3FA … Continue reading

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2017 EPA Section Convention UPDATE

We have been informed that the Warminister Hamfest is moving from it’s prior  location in Wrightstown, PA to a new location this year with larger and more modern facilities, especially in case there should be inclement weather. The Hamfest will … Continue reading

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