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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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ARRL Volunteers heading to Puerto Rico

The ARRL has 50 volunteers heading down to Puerto Rico with “HamAid” kits to assist the American Red Cross get information OUT of that island. They are leaving on a chartered flight from Atlanta today. Their primary mission will be … Continue reading

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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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Amateur Radio Volunteer Response Continues to Historic Hurricane Irma

09/11/2017“We have survived Hurricane Irma.” That assessment came this morning from ARRL West Central Florida (WCF) Section Manager Darrell Davis, KT4WX, who reported that the storm’s eye passed over the Hardee County emergency operations center just before midnight EDT on … Continue reading

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Just one of many emails to League officials on K3RF being disqualified.

From: Tom Mills AF4NC <af4nc@msn.com> Date: August 26, 2017 at 5:03:02 PM EDT To: k5ur@arrl.org, k0gw@arrl.org, n5zgt@arrl.org, ny2rf@arrl.org, k5uz@arrl.org, wa8efk@arrl.org, n2ybb@arrl.org, w6rgg@arrl.org, n2zz@arrl.org Subject: Director Election To all Leadership Officials ARRL Having been a life member of the ARRL for … Continue reading

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K3RF’s petition to run for the Director’s position in the upcoming election for ARRL Atlantic Division denied!

Bob Famiglio, K3RF, recently decided to run for the Atlantic Division Director position after serving over two years as Vice Director. After receiving more than double the required member signatures required to be a candidate in the upcoming election, and … 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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Need Help with RFI Problem

We have a Ham in southeast PA who is reaching out for assistance in helping him resolve an RFI problem. Ron, NY3J lives in Bensalem, down near Philadelphia, and has been experiencing an ongoing noise problem on 80 meters both … Continue reading

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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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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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