Category Archives: News Articles

Volunteer Operators Needed for DOUBLE CREEK & CYCLE THE SOLSTICE

If any one can help out with this event please contact N3ECF. Email address is at the bottom of this blurb. Please share this with your respective clubs. We could use anyone willing to help out, especially for June 24. … Continue reading

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Warminister Hamfest/Section Convention

On of the first hamfests in our Section is this Sunday, May 7, 2017 sponsored by the Warminster Amateur Radio Club at it’s new location in Bristol, PA and it’s also our Section Convention. Scheduled Speakers/Timetable: 9 am to 10 … Continue reading

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FCC Approves Two New Amateur Bands

The FCC has just published Order 17-33A1 that adopts rules to implement certain radio frequency allocation decisions from the World Radiocommunication Conference (Geneva, 2012) (WRC-12) and conforms the United States  rules to the WRC-12 Final Acts. The FCC order addresses … 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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Firecracker Hamfest

The annual Firecracker Hamfest will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the Harrisburg Area Community College, 3599 Industrial Road, Harrisburg, PA 17101 Sponsored by the Harrisburg Radio Amateurs’ Club. Talk-In: 146.76 (PL 100) For more information visit their … Continue reading

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Murgas Hamfest

The 2017 Murgas ARC Hamfest will be held on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Polish American Veterans, 2 South Oak Street, Wilkes-Barre (Plains) PA 18705. It is just a few minutes from I-81 Exit 172B – Located near the … Continue reading

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Web Site Update

We have been receiving some very slow loading of pages for this website. Today we migrated everything over to a new sever and this should make a huge difference. Any problems click the top menu link to “epa staff” and … Continue reading

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Two Youth Place in School Science Fair Using Ham Radio

I recently had the opportunity to do an interview with Mason Hall (KC3HOM) and Merrick Hall (KC3HLW) about their 2nd and 1st place finishes at their school science fair. Mason is a twelve year old sixth grader who attends Renaissance … Continue reading

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Kimberton Hamfest

On Saturday, July 8 from 7:00 AM until 12 NOON, The Mid-Atlantic Radio Club will hold its annual HAMFEST at Kimberton Fire Co. Fairgrounds, Route 113 (Pike Springs Rd.) & Firehouse Lane • Kimberton / Phoenixville, PA 19460.  Admission is … Continue reading

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2017 EPA Section Convention

We are pleased to announce that this year’s EPA Section Convention will be held at the Warminster Amateur Radio Club Hamfest  on Sunday May 7, 2017. The Hamfest will be held at a new location this year at the Bucks … Continue reading

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ARRL Foundation 2017-2018 Scholarship Application Deadline Looms

The deadline is Tuesday, January 31 (at 11:59 PM ET), to receive completed ARRL Foundation scholarship applications from eligible radio amateurs pursuing post-secondary education in the 2017-2018 academic year.Individuals and clubs support many of the more than 80 scholarships that … Continue reading

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New ARES Emergency Coordinator for Lackawanna County, PA

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

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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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PAARC 2016 Member Night Awards 

Six club members were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Pottstown Area Amateur Radio Club (PAARC) at their Dec. 2nd meeting in Limerick, PA: – Jim Steiner, W3BWD, was honored for his service as a founding member of the … Continue reading

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MNARC Honors Club President

EPA Affiliated Club Coordinator Bob Josuweit, WA3PZO and the members of the Marple Newtown Amateur Radio Club honored outgoing president Walter Faust, N3FXR at a recent club meeting. Faust has served as president for many years. He has also served … Continue reading

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