Fort Armstrong Wireless Association
Established April 1980

(NPOTA Dec 2016)

Next Meeting
August 24

Our Repeaters

145.410  (144.810 input)
173.8 PL

70cm - 440 
443.975 (448.975 input)

The repeater is located at the Armstrong County EOC.  This repeater is part of our portable emergency setup.  During special events and emergencies where our communications trailer is relocated the repeater is also moved.

Special Nets
These nets happen on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month after the normal Monday net. Estimated time is 8:30pm 

14 August 2017
PSK31 Net

28 August 2017
75 meter simplex

Armstrong County ARES / RACES net

Monday 8:00 PM 145.410 Mhz
Backup repeater 146.970 - PL 131.8

Western PA traffic net 
Daily at 6:00 PM 3.983 Mhz

Western PA section RACES/PEMA/ACS net 
Sunday 9:00 AM 3.990.5 Mhz

Armstrong County Simplex frequency 
145.590 MHz


"Heart and Soul" Race in Ford City  - August 26
Our club will be providing communications support for this community event.  Members are requested to help by staffing various checkpoints and supporting the race staff with any communication needs.

Battle of Kittanning Special Event - Sept 9
To commemorate the 261st anniversary of the Battle of Kittanning, we will be operating a special event station on the 80, 40 and 20 meter HF bands.  Members can work 1-hour time slots from home or at the EOC radio room.

Fall Simulated Emergency Test - Oct 4
Emergency communications preparedness drill.  Tune in to the Monday night nets for more information.  This event promises to be one of the most interesting SETs we've ever done.

"Faith & Fun 5K" race - Sept 30
Blue Spruce Park, Indiana County, club will be providing communications.

PA QSO Party - Oct 14-15
A great event for HF radio work, members encouraged to participate.

Jamboree On The Air - Oct 20-22
An annual event where Boy and Girl Scouts and Guides from all over the world speak to each other via ham radio.

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