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...

What Hams Do... the TV Show Ep. 6 - Public Service in Amateur Radio

Please forward the following to anyone you know who want to give back to their community. Public Service in Amateur Radio is one key reason ¾ of a million Americans have ham radio licenses. Watch public service in Amateur radio in all its g...

Delco ARES Communications Support for Individuals Aiding Emergencies Foundation Phoenix Market Event, Sunday, October 24

Delco ARES has been requested to assist with communications for a Citizen Corps of Delaware County event hosted by Individuals Aiding in Emergencies (IAE) Foundation https://www.iaefoundation.org/ on Sunday October 24 at Delaware County Com...

Delco ARES Simulated Emergency Test (SET) - SKYWARN Drill Scheduled for Sunday, October 10, 2021

We will be having a drill to test our ability to communicate and document information during a emergency in the area.  The operational procedures are: At the start of the exercise and every 15-20 minutes a message will be sent explaining t...

Advanced Skywarn Training

Here’s an online Advanced Skywarn Training class that is being held online over webinar.  This is presented by NWS Austin/San Antonio office. NWS Austin/San Antonio offers SKYWARN severe weather training to allow citizens, first responders,...

Wild Weather Wrap-up - Lots of Weather-related Training and Information

So with all of the historic weather we’ve had here with the remnant low of Hurricane Ida causing 7 tornadoes https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/total_forecast/getprod.php?new&prod=XXXPNSPHI&wfo=phi and severe flooding, I figure that I would share and...

Impacts Today from Remnant Low of Ida - Prepare Now

We will be impacted by the remnant low pressure system from Hurricanes Ida today.  Expect extreme impacts from flash flooding, and significant impacts from river flooding and severe thunderstorms.  Rain of 2-5+ inches is expected, along wit...

Winlink Nets and Training

This message was posted to the Philadelphia ARES groups.io list https://groups.io/g/PhiladelphiaCountyARES/, and I wanted to share with Delco ARES as well.. Team: Our member Laura, KC3QFB, has found the following WinLink Nets for those of y...