Fort Armstrong Wireless Association
Established April 1980

(NPOTA Dec 2016)

Next Meeting
June 28

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 

12 June 2017
PSK31 Net

26 June 2017
75 meter simplex

Armstrong County ARES / RACES net

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

FAWA CW learning net
Monday 9:00 PM   3.570 MHz

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


June 10th--- the Drugs Kill Dreams 5k/10k/half marathon taking place from the Richard G.Snyder YMCA in Kittanning to lock/dam #8 and back...our emergency & support services trailer will be deployed for the event...we need 15 field operators who need to be at the YMCA no later than 8:15am, the races begin at 9:00am...the event should be completed by 1:00pm...those interested in participating, please contact Steve K3FAZ either by telephone, email or on Monday nite net...also, the event logistics will be gone over and operator information will be distributed at the May 24th meeting.

Field Day 2017 - June 24-25
This event will be held once again in the orchard of WB3ING
 There will be a VE session held on Saturday at 3pm. Field day is an excellent opportunity to obtain the entry level technician class license and GOTA or upgrade your current license class.

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.

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