Updates from K3EUI on Five County Digital Training

Who Are We? The FCDT net is a Philly regional net set up to enable us to share our technical skills using sound cards and radios. Over the past few years we have concentrated on FLDIGI and FLMSG/FLAMP,  Winlink (HF SSB and 2m FM) as well as...

ARES Mutual Assistance Team (ARESMAT) - Posted Training Requirement for EPA and Mid-Atlantic

As was discussed on the weekly Net last night, Robert G Wilson W3BIG has provided us with the ARESMAT Task Book (Levels 4 and 5).  These are the requirements to be eligible for ARES Mutual Assistance Team deployment in the Mid-Atlantic Regi...

PEMA ACS & Delco SKYWARN Activation for Winter Storm

Although I expect less impacts from the winter storm here in Delaware County, PEMA has activated ACS for storm reports.  Any ham radio operator can join in and submit reports. In support of PEMA's Activation for Hazardous Winter Weather, PE...

Update Possible ACS Activation For Winter Storm

Here’s an update and clarification about the PEMA ACS activation email and blog post from yesterday. Also, the latest forecast models are moving the storm’s path a bit, and as a result this may be less of a big snowfall event, and more of s...

Online Calendar for Delco ARES Net Control and Monthly Meetings

We have updated the Delco ARES Calendar to indicate who will be acting as Net Control.  We will also be adding an agenda for each monthly meeting onto the calendar as well so everyone knows in advance what we will be discussing or learning ...

Possible PEMA ACS Activation For Winter Storm Sat 1/15 - Wed 1/19

Just an FYI, PEMA ACS may be activating for a winter storm this weekend, and if they do we’ll be activating SKYWARN. PEMA ACS maybe be activating for this weekends upcoming winter weather event starting this Saturday at 07:30 till Wednesday...

Amateur Radio leader George Miller re-elected as ARRL Section Manager for Eastern PA

Wyalusing, PA – January 11, 2022 – For Immediate Release The ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio, is pleased to report the re-election of George W. Miller, (Amateur call sign W3GWM) to a third 2-year term as section manager for...

2021 Limerick Generating Station (LGS) EmComm Drill

This afternoon and tonight, November 16, 2021, our local Limerick Generating Station (LGS) will be performing their every other year exercise to demonstrate emergency communications capabilities should there be a problem at the Nuclear Powe...

New EPA Section Emergency Coordinator Named

Bob Wilson, W3BIG https://www.qrz.com/db/w3big will be the new East PA Section https://epa-arrl.org/ Emergency Coordinator coming on board Dec. 1, 2021. Bob lives in Upper Chichester Township, Delaware County. Bob has been a Ham since 1978,...

Skywarn Recognition Day December 4, 2021

SKYWARN™ Recognition Day was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service and the American Radio Relay League. It celebrates the contributions that SKYWARN™ volunteers make to the NWS mission, the protection of life and property. Amate...