Category Archives: Scouting & Youth Activity

Reading Radio Club Technician Ham Class – Starts November 6th

Reading Radio Club Technician Licensing Classes When: Nov. 6, 13, 20, 28, and 30 Class will begin at 6:30p and end at 8:30p. Instructors will be available from 6:00p to 9:00p. The first four dates will be instruction time. On … 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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ARRL 2017 Scholarships

The ARRL Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2017 scholarship awards. There were 88 awards this year, totaling $120,650. To view the list of recipients please visit ARRL at http://www.arrl.org/news/2017-arrl-foundation-scholarship-awards-announced

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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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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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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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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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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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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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EPA-ARRL’s Liaison to Scouting program is a Go!

EPA-ARRL’s Liaison to Scouting program is a Go! Please welcome Tim Gelvin K3TEG as PIO to the Boy Scouts of America Susquehanna Council and Drew McLuckie W3ZW as PIO to the BSA’s Cradle of Liberty Council.  Both men have strong … Continue reading

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