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Western Pennsylvania

Western Pennsylvania

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Western Pennsylvania
Timothy Duffy -K3LR
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Wow!  I ask if you guys have any news and this place turns into the Associated Press!  Well, here goes:

Julian - KA3RNF from the Butler County Amateur Radio Public Service Group reports that the group will participate in Field Day, the Juvenile Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure Bike Race and the Butlers Bantam Jeep Festival  -Everyone is welcome!  Julian also says they've got two new repeaters that they are lighting up Alameda and Saxonburg.

Not to be outdone, Bob WC3O of Skyview reports that they are again hosting not one but two Field Days!  K3MJW will run contest style as 4E and WX3SKY will operate in Classic Field Day mode at the farm of N3TIN.  Everyone is welcome.

The Boys(and Girls) of Bedford are hosting their fourth "Ham In A Day" on 25 April - Steve KA3UDR, Bedford County EC says their success rate is running nearly 80%!    The Bedford County Amateur Radio Society will also provide communications for the Bloody Run Canoe Classic and the Bedford County Rails to Trails on 2 May and 3 May respectively -

The American Radio League of Lawrence County - The club is assisting the Penn State 5K on 18 April - Need to know more? Contact Greg, KB3WCU

Cambria County has lots going on this Spring- Tom K3WS tells us that Cambria licensed a slew of new hams on 4 April with the help of N3XCC.

If you want to know more about what Cambria is doing, visit

Also, don't forget the NWS in Pittsburgh will continue their excellent SYYWARN classes Next on is 27 May in Ford City.  According to NOAA, SKYWARN Ham Operators are essential to maintaining the weather service accuracy. 

Keep the news coming. Our 24/7 newsroom is standing by!

And, don't forget to keep up informed of all of your activities, so we can publish them here.    Have a great spring!

73  - Tim - K3LR SM


ARRL Western Pennsylvania Section
Section Manager: Tim Duffy - K3LR

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