Category Archives: News Articles

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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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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Governor proclaims June 2017 as Amateur Radio Month

Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed June 2017 as Amateur Radio Month in Pennsylvania. Thanks to Fred Serota, K3BHX, our EPA State Government Liaison for securing this for us.

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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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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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