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Skywarn Recognition Day – December 3rd

OK, I am sitting back digesting. I hope all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with Family and Friends. I celebrated last night with Family and this morning I went to Berwick, PA, to help the Columbia-Montour ARC with their … Continue reading

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New Section ASM’s

The Eastern Pennsylvania Section of the ARRL is comprised of 34 counties spread out over a large geographical area. Even though we have some great staff members like W.T. Jones, WN3LIF, Tom Mills, AF4NC, and Bob Josuweit, WA3PZO, who do … Continue reading

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Mid Atlantic Amateur Radio Club to host Marconi Challenge

Mid Atlantic Amateur Radio Club to host Marconi Challenge at local library The Marconi Challenge is a K-12 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) outreach program that incorporates wireless data communication and is suitable for students from junior high school … Continue reading

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Welcome: EDUCATION ALLIANCE FOR AMATEUR RADIO

Welcome to the Education Alliance for Amateur Radio as the newest ARRL Affiliated Club in Eastern Pennsylvania. According to the club website EAAR goals are to: Promote “Science, Technology, Engineering and Math” (STEM) as a resource for local communities by … Continue reading

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October Monthly Update from the EPA SEC

The October Section Emergency Coordinator Monthly Update for October has been sent via email to all ARES DECs, ECs, and OE Stations. All are invited to read it. Here is the link: EPA SEC October Monthly Update Happy Halloween to … Continue reading

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Amateur Radio Scouting award

Our Section Emergency Coordinator, W. T. Jones, WN3LIF, recently traveled to Selinsgrove, PA, and attended the Boy Scout’s Susquehanna Council’s Seven Bridges District Recognition Dinner. The interrelationship between Scouting and Amateur Radio has been a long one. If you pick … Continue reading

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We are mobile friendly!

We have upgraded our site to make it mobile friendly.  Bring up a browser on your Android or Iphone and go to our web address at www.epa-arrl.org to check it out.      

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New Scouting PIO Liaison

Richard Hurd, WC3T has been appointed as a Scouting PIO Liaison working with the Boy Scouts of America Minsi Trail council and also the Girl Scouts of Eastern PA (GSEP) This position was announced last March and Rich joins Tim … Continue reading

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New Section Youth Coordinator

We are excited to announce a new addition to our staff. Kelsey Seymour, K3LSY will become our new Section Youth Coordinator. He has been very active with Scouting and other youth activities in Tioga county and we now look forward … Continue reading

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SUPPORT THE AMATEUR RADIO PARITY ACT

SUPPORT THE AMATEUR RADIO PARITY ACT Urge Your Senators To Support The Amateur Radio Parity Act ** It takes just two minutes ** We have an opportunity to positively affect Amateur Radio for years to come.  H.R. 1301, the Amateur … Continue reading

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New EPA Section Manager

Interim Section Manager Appointed in Eastern Pennsylvania 10/05/2016 Bob Wiseman, WB3W, of Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, has been appointed as the Interim Section Manager for the ARRL Eastern Pennsylvania Section. He is fulfilling the current term of office that was declared vacant … Continue reading

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FLASH: ARRL Programs and Services Committee Expresses Appreciation, Support of NTS

PLEASE FORWARD PLEASE FORWARD H/T to ASM/EPA Tom Mills, AF4NC whose eagle eye caught this moments ago. No doubt our successful NTS-CR proof-of-concept demonstration had a part in this. Be sure to give your full appreciation to P&SC members who … Continue reading

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PHILLY.COM: Old tech still holds appeal for South Jersey ham radio loyalists

Check it out – at Philly.com no less! http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20160612_Old_tech_still_holds_appeal_for_South_Jersey_ham_radio_loyalists.html

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Pennsylvania Amateur Radio Month

June is Pennsylvania Amateur Radio Month by proclamation of Governor Tom Wolf.  Our own EPA State Government Liaison, Dr Fred Serota K3BHX made this happen, as he’s done for years.  Be sure to thank Fred for keeping ham radio in front of … Continue reading

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ATTN CW OPERATORS: Upcoming Disaster Exercise – June 8 & 9

1 June 2016 To: All NTS CW Nets From: James Wades, NTS Central Area Staff Re: Upcoming Disaster Exercise, June 8 and 9, 2016 MEMORANDUM As many of you have heard, the National Traffic System will be participating in a … Continue reading

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