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

Supporting Amateur Radio in NWPA since 1972

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Club Meeting 3/16

CARS will be holding a monthly club meeting on March 16th at 7:30 PM at St Brigids Church on Arch St in Meadville. Meeting is called to order at 7:30 pm. All are welcome, but please wear a mask and practice social distancing. The meeting will also be streamed via Zoom format for those unable […]

Crawford County Severe Weather drill

On April 22, Pennsylvania will be conducting their annual spring severe weather drill. The County Emergency Management Coordinator has asked for a few amateur radio operators to go to the EOC and test the amateur radio equipment. Any questions, contact ARES Emergency Coordinator Jamie Tolbert WW3S  

VE Session scheduled

VE Exam scheduled Crawford Amateur Radio Society will be having a VE session on March 16th, 2021 at 6:30 PM at St Brigids Church Hall on Arch St in Meadville. Pre-registration is required. Details can be found on our License Exams page

Latest News

$35.00 license fee NOT in effect yet

To all Atlantic Division ARRL Members: Contrary to what you may have heard or read, the collection of application fees for the amateur radio service and certain other services will NOT begin on April 19, 2021. Although April 19, 2021 is the date the rules in the FCC Report and Order adopted last December generally […]

Cleveland NWS SKYWARN Training Scheduled

Cleveland NWS has posted their schedule for the virtual SKYWARN training for 2021. Details can be found on our SKYWARN page. Due to COVID-19 and staff restrictions, all training will be virtual this year. Registration is required, except for the Facebook session,

How to get WSJT-X, JTAlert and N1MM Logger+ all working together

How to get WSJT-X, JTAlert and N1MM Logger+ all working together Compiled by Todd, N3PKJ Click on a photo to see the image larger.   This will be a step by step instructional on how to WSJT-X, JTAlert and N1MM Logger+ all working together, not using the Digital Interface within N1MM Logger+. I will assume that […]

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Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: On April 12, new sunspot group AR2814 appeared following 5 days of no sunspots. Daily sunspot numbers on the next 4 days were 16, 16,… [...]

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California, has acquired an archive of papers and correspondence to, from, and about wireless pioneer and Nobel laureate Guglielmo Marconi. Among… [...]

A 5-year, $9.3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will allow the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Geophysical Institute to establish a new research observatory at the High-frequency Active Auroral… [...]

Researcher and innovator Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, has been awarded the Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. He was nominated by Markus Söder, president of the German state… [...]

Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) has announced the “Get on the Air on World Amateur Radio Day” operating event. World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) is observed each year on April… [...]

Donald de Riggs, J88CD, on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, says that on April 13, the 42nd anniversary of the 1979 eruption of the La Soufriere volcano, island residents… [...]

The Intrepid-DX Group has teamed with DXpeditioner Ken Opskar, LA7GIA, in its quest to activate Bouvet Island, the second most-wanted DXCC entity according to Club Log. The 3Y0J DXpedition is… [...]

The FCC has announced that rule changes detailed in a lengthy 2019 Report and Order governing RF exposure standards go into effect on May 3, 2021. The new rules do… [...]