2024-01-31 ARES Trailer at Radnor Township Building and Updates

The ARES mobile emergency communications trailer is now located at the Radnor Township Municipal building.  I would like to sincerely thank everyone at DES Special Operations, and the Radnor Township Police Department for allowing the trail...

2024-01-04 Sound Card Digital Modes Class Via Zoom

A Zoom class for those new to digital amateur radio will be taught by Barry Feierman, K3EUI, of West Chester. The classes will be held on the first Saturday of the month beginning on February 3, 2024 at 1000 hours local time. In addition to...

2024-01-04 ARES in Latest CCDC Blue Light Express Newsletter

We had a very nice writeup in the latest CCDC Blue Light Express newsletter: You can read the entire newsletter here:...

Auxiliary Communications (AUXCOMM) Courses - Notice from Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC) PA State Police

Please see the announcement below from Holly Caudill, Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC), Pennsylvania State Police. I attended the class in October in Wilkes Barre.  The instructors were outstanding, both had plenty of knowledge...

2023-12-01 Update on the New Mid-Atlantic NBEMS Net

Please see this article on the ARRL EPA Section Blog by Robert G Wilson ( W3BIG ) and Barry Feierman  ( K3EUI ): Article There is an interesting article in this month’s QST about the difficulty of linking multiple mobile / portable stations...

Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator Appointment

Please see this announcement from our Section Manager Bob Wilson: I am pleased to announce we have a new Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator in the EPA. Most of you already know Jay King, W2AFE. Jay serves with the American Red Cross an...

2023-11-18 ARES EPA District 1 Leadership Meeting

Today, the leaders of all the ARES groups in District 1 of Eastern PA got together to discuss what each group is currently doing.  This included Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, each represented by their emerg...

No weekly Net tonight

We are going to skip the weekly net tonight due to the Phillies NLCS game. Go Phillies!...

2023-10-15 Fall 2023 PA SET Results

Here are the detailed October 2023 EPA SET results from Jay King Thank you for participating in the Fall 2023 ARES & ARC SET activities. A detailed report is available at https://kc3smw.net/octset2023/ https://kc3smw.net/octset2023/ Statewi...

2023-10-11 Eastern PA SET Responses from Saturday

Thanks everyone for participation in this weekend's simulated emergency test. We had the following operators from Delaware County involved with the exercise: Bob Famiglio  Richard Caruth * Sonya Fazio  Nadine Atkinson  Tom Barrett  Tammi Ma...