Butler County Amateur Radio Public Service Group

Dedicated to working with Butler County 9-1-1 Emergency Services

Upcoming Events


3/28/2023 – Effective today, PSG Member Jim Davis, formally KC3TFX, is sporting a new Call, N3TFX, to go along with the new Extra Class License he earned last month!  Congratulations again Jim on the Extra achievement. The new Call, it even sounds sporty!!

3/11/2023 – Brandon (KC3VKP), Dan (WA3GDS), and I went to the West Sunbury repeater site to install the new duplexer on our 442.900 MHz repeater.  Brandon also did some aerial drone work while we were there, so expect to see some videos soon. Thanks to Ed (N3SDO) for tuning the new duplexers and Mike (KC3UMS) for arranging the donation from Armstrong.  Tom Grasso, W3TXG  

3/8/2023 – Congratulations goes out to Jim Schaffner (KC3SIZ) for earning his Extra Class License, following the PSG Meeting this evening!  Jim, we knew you always go that extra mile for the club, now you’ve earned the “Extra” for yourself, very nice!!   Also, please welcome Andy Plummer (KC3VRP) to our club, he earned his Technician Ticket this evening and has accepted the Honorary PSG First Year Membership in the PSG.   Congratulations and Welcome Andy!!

2/18/2023 – Our PSG VE Team conducted a Third Saturday Test Session at Winfield this morning and are ecstatic to report that one of our own, KC3TFX / Jim Davis has earned his Extra Class License!!  Thanks goes out to Mike / N3DRM and his VE Team for continued support of the 3rd Saturday Testing Session initiative!  

1/21/2023Doctor Andrew Wisler, New Brighton, Pa., earned his Technician Class License (KC3VLR) today, with a perfect score, at our monthly Saturday exam session, held at the Winfield Township Municiple Building.  Special thanks goes out to VE’s Brian Adey / KR3W and Jeff Aronsohn / N3FYW, who came over from Ellwood City and Zelienople to assist Mike Mulas / N3DRM with the test session!  Dr. Wisler has accepted our traditional first year free membership in the PSG.  Congratulations and welcome to the PSG Andrew!! 

1/14/2023 – Congratulations to Club Member Martin Hoover / KC3OSW who tested and earned his General Class License this week.  Additionally, Brandon Rozell also tested and is now a Technician Class Amateur Radio Operator.  Please welcome KC3VKP to our hobby and our PSG Club!!  What a GREAT start to the new year!!!

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Club Net Dates

ACS net at 7:45 PM.  Digital training net to follow at 8:00 PM.  Dates & net control ops:

  • 29 March – KA3RNF
  • 5 April – W3TXG
  • 12 April – Monthly Meeting (No Net)
  • 19 April – KC3TFX
  • 26 April – KA3RNF
  • 3 May – W3TXG
  • 10 May – Monthly Meeting (No Net)

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Repeater: Primary – 147.300+ 131.8pl; Backup – 443.900+ 131.8pl

April 12 - Next Club Meeting

Our next monthly meeting will be at the Butler County Emergency Operations Center, 120 McCune Road, Butler, PA.  Meeting will start at 7:30 PM.

Remote access options will be available for those who prefer to participate from home.

License Exams

Ham radio license exams, led by the club’s volunteer examiners, are available after the monthly meeting and other times during each month.

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