Category Archives: EPAEPTN

EPA Emergency Phone Traffic Net

Skywarn Recognition Day Webinar – November 27th

A free webinar, “What is SKYWARN™ Recognition Day and how can you participate?” will take place on November 27 at 8 PM EST (0100 UTC on November 28). Register online. After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information … 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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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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March 13 2017 PEMA ACS WX Net Activation

Hello ARES Members in EPA, PEMA has announced the activation of a WX Net for the upcoming winter storm. The schedule is below from the message that was sent to me. Report snowfall and other weather related information as necessary. … Continue reading

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Reminder: Eastern PA Emergency Phone and Traffic returning to 6:00PM

Just a reminder that the EPAEPTN will be ending its 5:30PM start time on March 12th with the return of Daylight Saving Time. EPAEPTN will again meet at 6:00PM until, well, some other propagation glitch causes it to change. EPAEPTN … 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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EPAEPTN Net Moving Back to 6PM on March 12th

W3GWM, Net Manager for the Eastern Pennsylvania Emergency Phone and Traffic Net, announced that effective March 12th the net will move back to its normal time of 6:00PM or 1800hrs Local. March 12th is the day that Daylight Saving Time … Continue reading

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Temporary Time Change for Eastern PA Emergency Phone and Traffic Net starts January 1 2017

The following was received from the new Eastern PA Emergency Phone and Traffic Net Manager, W3GWM. Due to band conditions and an expected increase in the Solar Wind, we will temporarily move the EPAEPTN starting time to 1730 EST on … Continue reading

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