KDKA Centennial Special Event – November

BCARPSG will join other Pittsburgh area radio amateurs to commemorate the 100th anniversary of experimental amateur radio station 8ZZ. That amateur station eventually became KDKA Radio. On November 2, 1920 experimental amateur radio station 8ZZ broadcast the Harding-Cox presidential election returns. To celebrate this milestone, amateur radio operators throughout the area will take to the …

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Fall S.E.T. Drill – October 3

The Fall Simulated Emergency Test (SET) exercise will be Saturday, October 3rd.  BCARPSG, along with clubs and amateurs across Western Pennsylvania, will be participating in this test of communications and emergency preparedness.   Date & Time:  Saturday, October 3rd.  9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT. Incident Radio Communications Plan:  CLICK Here to Download the Keystone Horizon …

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ARES Simplex Drill – August 1

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) // Western Pennsylvania Section // Southwest District will be conducting a simplex drill on Saturday, August 1, 2020 starting at 0945 local time. Participating Pennsylvania counties will be Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Washington, and Westmoreland. The purpose of this drill is to test emergency communications capabilities …

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