Western Pennsylvania ARES

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ARRL Diamond

2016 Western Pennsylvania ARES Emcomm Conference

Date: Saturday June 18,  2016

Time: 9AM-5PM

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                 Location: University of Pittsburgh Johnstown, Blackington Auditorium




  • Admission free!
  • Talk-in on 146.940 Mhz (pl 123) WA3WGN Cambria Radio Club / Cambria ARES. Wide area coverage.
  • Please register here so we can estimate turnout
  • Dorm rooms available for Friday night.  Contact W3YJ for more info.



Tentative program:

  • DMR Radio
  • Intro to APRS
  • Flmsg Custom Form Templates
  • NVIS antennas (including a real antenna)
  • Integrating mesh nodes into your ARES operations
  • Large drill in Mercer County
  • An Actual 3 Hour Long Disaster! Bring your Laptops with NBEMS, mesh nodes, and HTs
  • Other topics may be added



Thanks to:



For more info and to reserve a dorm room please contact:

Harry Bloomberg, W3YJ  -- Section Emergency Coordinator --

Donations of any amount are welcome to help pay for lunch with a suggested amount of $10 per person.  Please do not send cash, send a check payable to "University of Pittsburgh" to:

Harry Bloomberg

201 Delafield Rd

Pittsburgh, PA 15215

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