Butler County Amateur Radio Public Service Group

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

Upcoming Events


6/9/2021 – Welcome New Member!  Please welcome Dan Schall (KC3NYB) to our club.

5/8/2021 – Welcome New Member!  Please welcome Joe Hoelzli (KC3SAU) to our club.

5/1/2021 – Delmar “Del” Simpson. SK.  We regret to inform the BCARPSG membership and community that local amateur operator and Navy veteran Delmar “Del” Simpson (KB3WV) became a silent key on 4/22/2021.  Del served 20 years in the U.S Navy as an Electronics Technician on “Boomers” (nuclear submarines). Following his Naval career, Del worked in off-shore oil exploration, including time on the ill-fated Ocean Ranger mobile rig.  For more information on Del’s passing please see the Legacy Obituary (CLICK here…).

4/25/2021 – Upgrade Congratulations are in Order.  Please congratulate  Brian Adey (KC3RFV) who upgraded to Extra Class and Tim Donato (KC3NUC)  who upgraded to General Class at our special exam session today.

3/22/2021 – Welcome New Member. Please welcome Jim Henry (KC3RGZ) to our club.

3/14/2021 – Congratulations & Welcome. A big round of applause for three of our members who upgraded their licenses to Extra Class today: Evelyn Aronsohn (KA3TIR), Ron Miller (KC3RHQ), and Jason Yasment (N3YAZ).  Also, let’s welcome Brian Adey (KC3RFV) to the club. Congratulations to everyone!

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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:

  • 16 June – KC3MRE
  • 23 June – KA3KST
  • 30 June – KA3RNF
  • 7 July – W3TXG
  • 14 July – Monthly Meeting (No Net)
  • 21 July – KA3KST
  • 28 July – KA3RNF

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

7/14/2021 - 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, lead by the club’s volunteer examiners, are available after the monthly meeting or upon request.

Check our events section above for announcements about upcoming exam sessions.