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ARRL Sections - Western Pennsylvania

Western Pennsylvania

Western Pennsylvania

Contact Information

Section Name:
Western Pennsylvania
Contact:
John V. Rodgers, N3MSE
Daytime Phone:
724-287-0424
Evening Phone:
724-287-0424
Email:
n3mse@arrl.org

Basic Information

Division:
Atlantic
Description:

Here is a great opportunity for training. If you are interested in learning more about NBEMS and FLDIGI Plan to attend the following. Harry is one of our section experts on this digital mode which we have adopted ection wide for emmcomm.



 

FLDIGI Training

 

 

Date: February 7, 2012

Time: 7:30 pm

Place: the Ben Franklin Early Learning Center at the corner of Cunningham and Lutton Street in New Castle next to Taggart Stadium. (This was formerly Ben Franklin Junior High.) Enter from the Lutton St. parking area, using the door in the corner to your left as you face the side of the building. This door will be unlocked by 6:45 pm. Talk-in: on the 147.195 repeater.

 

1. Bring your laptop computer with the latest version of FLDIGI , FLWRAP & FLMSG, if you can. If not, we will have the latest versions at the meeting. Software can be downloaded at www.w1hkj.com

 

Harry Bloomberg W3YJ from Pittsburgh has agreed to come and help with the class. He has conducted several digital classes for us in the past, and has always been very helpful. Come and find out what all is new and the best way to use it for emergency communications.

All are welcome to attend. We can seat over 1000.

Please copy and send this page out to anyone that you think might want to learn more about FLDIGI and NBEMS. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn about this important emergency communication tool.

Another Upcoming Event


WPA Emergency Communications Conference

All Western PA ARES Members,

We are planning a Section-wide ARES Conference to enhance ARES
communications support and communications support capabilities for
emergency and public service. YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION is needed to
make this possible and to insure a first rate program. Your commitment
is important as WPA-ARES has no budget or resource to cover expense. We
must also assure participation to justify the time and effort of
presenters. Your input is essential.

General concept: Consider a 1 – 1 ½ day conference. A 1 ½ day
format starting Friday afternoon may attract more people traveling more
than 250 miles. Overnight accommodations and meals are available at
reasonable price. This format and offers more contact time and
networking opportunities. The May date(s) occur after close of the
regular University main session and accommodations are available
Theme: Communications Continuum
Target attendance 150
Program: Served agencies needs and relationships, Digital
Applications, Smartphone and Tablet Apps, Repeater WAN , PEMA ACS,
OES and more. Parking lot for vehicle display. Special event Table
top plus.
Proposed Date: May 11, 12
Place: University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown. First class facilities,
good location and accommodates a wide variety of activities. Examples
include an all media auditorium and two classrooms for breakout
sessions / displays. Overnight accommodations and meals at a very
reasonable cost .
Amenities:
Meals- Breakfast $7.50 / person, Lunch $ 9.90 / person; Dinner $13.20 /
person Parking area for displays
Overnight – Two options
Rooms: Conference Center $60.00 per room per night (carpeted,
air-conditioned, have a private bath, a mini microwave/fridge unit and
are attached to the LLC meeting rooms.)
Residence Hall: $40.00 per room per night (Residence Halls are not
carpeted or air-conditioned, but have a “suite” style setup where 2
rooms share a bath.)
*All rooms on campus have 2 single beds
Cost: Registration Fee $20 by March 15, 2012 Meals and overnight
accommodations in addition to registration . This may be reduced by
sponsorship and donations. If you or your club can donate, please let
me know asap.
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
PLEASE COPY AND PASTE INTO YOUR BROWSER AND EMAIL TO HYPERLINK
"mailto:AB3ER@COMCAST.NET" AB3ER@COMCAST.NET SUBJECT:
“CONFERENCE”

I will attend the conference at a cost of $20.00 to be paid by March
15. If the conference is cancelled due to lack of attendees, my check
will be refunded. AGREE_______ ( Initials )

NAME: __________________________ CALLSIGN: _____________________
COUNTY: _________________________

SUGGESTED
TOPICS___________________________________________________________________________________

I WISH TO PRESENT A TOPIC: YES _________ I WILL ASSIST WITH THE
PROGRAM: YES_________


 

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ARRL Western Pennsylvania Section
Section Manager: John V Rodgers, N3MSE
n3mse@arrl.org
 

Western Pennsylvania Officials