Crawford Amateur Radio Society
Supporting Amateur Radio in NW PA since 1972

Supporting Amateur Radio in NWPA since 1972

Crawford Amateur Radio Society


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More on SB#37 with links and sample letter.

Pennsylvania state bill SB37 contains language preventing ARES and other emergency communications volunteers from using their radios in vehicles in any non hands-free mode. The overall bill is fine, only […]


Senate Bill #37 info

his message is directed only to our ARRL Western & Eastern PA section members to alert you to a serious legal issue returning to the spotlight. A new law amending […]


FCC CORES Registration

If you have not yet registered with the new FCC CORES system, you will need to do so before you attempt to renew your license, this link will provide instructions […]


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Solar activity increased dramatically this reporting week (April11-17), and thirteen new sunspot groups emerged. One appeared onApril 11, two more on April 13, three more on April 14, another twoon [...]

Colorado State University (CSU) hurricane researchers predict an active Atlantic hurricane season (June 1 to November 30) in their initial 2024 forecast.ARRL Director of Emergency Management Josh Johnston, KE5MHV, attended [...]

Death Valley National Park is in a remote desert in southern California, where mobile phone networks are spotty at best. On Saturday, April 6, a radio amateur and his family [...]

Millions of people across the United States got to see a rare solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024.The path of totality -- the line of darkness where the moon [...]

I did not see last Monday's eclipse, except on television. Here inthe Pacific Northwest, we only got a 20% exposure, and skies wereovercast.As they moved across the country displaying successive [...]

A poster promoting 2024 ARRL Field Day has been released on the Field Day web page, The two-sided informational poster features this year's theme "Be Radio Active". It includes [...]

ARRL is working to engage the next generation of radio amateurs right in the classroom. Many young people have become active hams because of the ARRL Teachers Institute on Wireless [...]

As part of the fun at Dayton Hamvention®, youth attendees are invited to participate in the 2024 ARRL Youth Rally on Saturday, May 18. The day will include a special [...]