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Pittsburgh Area Events Calendar

Please note that this information is read on the Two Rivers ARC Monday Night Net.

The net starts at 8pm ET on the 146.73 MHz WA3PBD Repeater.


** PITTSBURGH AREA HAM RADIO CALENDAR **
JANUARY 2018
1 to Dec 31 ARRL International Grid Chase
   More info:"http://www.arrl.org/news/prepare-to-get-your-grid-on" or Dec 2017 QST (page 92-93)
6- ARRL Kids Day-HF including repeaters.
6-7 ARRL RTTY Roundup
13 Two Rivers ARC Hams n Eggs Breakfast-DI's Kornerstone Diner-Olympia Shopping Center-White Oak, PA
13 W.A.S.H. 2 Meter Contest-7pm to 11pm-More Info:www.n3sh.org
13-15 N.American QSO Party (CW)
16 Two Rivers ARC Club Meeting-7pm-McKeesport High School-1960 Eden Park Blvd-McKeesport, Pa
20 Breezeshooters Ground Wave Contest (PSK) - 8pm till midnite-10 meter band
20-21 N. American QSO Party (SSB)
20-21 ARRL January VHF Contest
26-28 CQ Magazine 160 Meter Contest

FEBRUARY 2018
10 Two Rivers ARC Hams n Eggs Breakfast-DI's Kornerstone Diner-Olympia Shopping Center-White Oak, PA
12-16 ARRL Winter School Roundup
17 Breezeshooters Ground Wave Contest (CW) - 8pm till midnite-10 meter band
20 Two Rivers ARC Club Meeting-7pm-McKeesport High School-1960 Eden Park Blvd-McKeesport, Pa
25 HAMFEST--WASHFEST 2018-Home Economics Building, South Park--3735 Buffalo Drive, South Park Township PA 15129
     Resevations: Carol 412 884 1466--email: n3sbf@comcast.net--More Info: www.n3sh.org

MARCH 2018
3 ARRL W.PA. Digital Voice Radio Seminar-Quality Inn & Suites-1545 Wayne Avenue-Indiana PA-Conducted by: Cory Sickles WA3UVV-SignUp: email wa3uvv@gmail.com
3-4 ARRL DX Contest SSB-More Info: www.arrl.org
10 Two Rivers ARC Hams n Eggs Breakfast-DI's Kornerstone Diner-Olympia Shopping Center-White Oak, PA
10 HAMFEST-Warren County Hamfest-Youngsville VFD-222 E. Main Street-Youngsville PA-More Info: email n3yd@usa.com-Phone: 814 564 9202
10 ARES-Message Handling Class (WACOM)-10am-1696 E. Maiden St-Washington, PA
13 EXAMS-Two Rivers ARC Exam Session-630pm-McKeesport High School-1960 Eden Park Blvd-McKeesport, PA-email:kv3l@trarc.net-Phone: 412 751 9657
17 Breezeshooters Ground Wave Contest (SSB) - 8pm till midnite-10 meter band-More Info: www.breezeshooters.org
20 Two Rivers ARC Club Meeting-7pm-McKeesport High School-McKeesport, Pa
24-25 CQ World Wide WPX Contest-SSB-More Info: cqwpx.com

APRIL 2018
8  HAMFEST - Two Rivers ARC Hamfest-8am to 2pm-Boston Spectrum-6001 Smithfiled St-Boston, PA 15135-Talkin: 146.73 MHz WA3PBD repeater
    Table Reservations: Phone: 412 398 1092 - email: petersondt@verizon.net-web site: www.trarc.net
8 EXAMS-Two Rivers ARC Exam Session-At TRARC Hamfest-email:veteam@trarc.net-Phone: 412 751 9657
14 Two Rivers ARC Hams n Eggs Breakfast-DI's Kornerstone Diner-Olympia Shopping Center-White Oak, PA
14 ARES-Red Cross Drill-Coordinator Bob AB3ED-More Info: (email: allegheny@wpa-arrl.org).
17 Two Rivers ARC Club Meeting-7pm-McKeesport High School-1960 Eden Park Blvd-McKeesport, Pa
22 HAMFEST - Tri State Radio Fest-Center Stage Banquet Hall-1495 Old Bordhead Road-Monaca, PA 15061-More Info: www.PittAntiqueRadios.org

MAY 2018
2 Riley Hollingsworth Visit-ARRL Vice Director Visit-730pm-Fayette County EMS Annex Bldg-825 Airport Road-Lemont Furnace. PA
6 ARES-PIttsburgh Marathon-Pittsburgh PA-Coordinator Jeff N3NHS-Info: email: jhutz@cmd.edu-Web site: marathon.central.org-Phone:412 401 8348
12 Two Rivers ARC Hams n Eggs Breakfast-DI's Kornerstone Diner-Olympia Shopping Center-White Oak, PA
13 ARES-Race For The Cure-Pittsburgh's Schenley Park-Coordinator Bob Mente NU3Q-email: nu3q@verizon.net
15 Two Rivers ARC Club Meeting-7pm-McKeesport High School-1960 Eden Park Blvd-McKeesport, Pa
18-20 HAMFEST - Dayton Hamvention - Green County Fairgrounds-Xenia OH-web: www.hamvention.org
26-27 CQ World Wide WPX Contest CW-More Info: cqwpx.com

JUNE 2018
2-3 HAMFEST - Breezeshooters 2018 Hamfest and Computer Show-Big Butler Fairgrounds-1127 New Castle Rd (Rte422)-Prospect PA 16052
      Note: Now a Two Day Hamfest-Reservations: 724 410-1028--More Info: www.breezeshooters.org
9 Two Rivers ARC Hams n Eggs Breakfast-DI's Kornerstone Diner-Olympia Shopping Center-White Oak, PA
9-11 ARRL June VHF Contest-More Info: www.arrl.org
12 EXAMS-Two Rivers ARC Exam Session-630pm-McKeesport High School-1960 Eden Park Blvd-McKeesport, PA
17 Ham Radio Train Ride To Harrisburgh, PA--Tickets available from AMTRACK.
19 Two Rivers ARC Club Meeting-7pm-McKeesport High School-McKeesport, Pa
23 ARES Event - Rachel Carson Trail Challenge
23-24 ARRL Field Day Operating Event-More Info: www.arrl.org
30 ARES- Bethel Park 4th of July Spectacular-4pm till 930pm-Millenium Park-Bethel Park, PA-Contact: NU3Q for information.

JULY 2018
1-7 Special Event-13 Colonies Celebration-Skyview RS K3MJW to operate for Pennsylvania
1 HAMFEST - Somerset County PA Hamfest-Somerset County Tech Center-281 Technology Drive-Somerset PA 15501-More Info: www.k3smt.org-email: ak3j@arrl.net
14 Two Rivers ARC Hams n Eggs Breakfast-DI's Kornerstone Diner-Olympia Shopping Center-White Oak, PA
14 & 15 ARES-Pittsburgh Gran Prix-Schenly Park-Pittsburgh PA-Contact Corky at 724 217 5458

17 Two Rivers ARC Club Meeting-7pm-Renziehausen Park's Junto Pavilion-Pavilion located near the intersection of Eden Park Blvd and Tulip Drive.
21 TRARC/Blaine Hill VFD Oldies Dance-Blaine Hill VFD-409 Oxford Drive-Elizabeth, PA 15039-8pm
28 & 29 ARES-Westmoreland Air Show-Arnold Palmer Regional Airport-Latrobe PA-Contact: email: docsam@comcast.net
29 HAMFEST - Hamfair 2018 - Portage ARC-Maplewood Career Center-7075 State Route 88-Ravena OH
29 Breezeshooters Annual Picnic-Bellevue Park-Noon till 4pm

AUGUST 2018
11 Two Rivers ARC Hams n Eggs Breakfast-9am-DI's Kornerstone Diner-Olympia Shopping Center-White Oak, PA
11 Two Rivers ARC Family Picnic-Noon Till Dusk-Allegheny County's White Oak Park-Tuilip Tree Grove-White Oak PA
12 HAMFEST - 10th Annual Taligate Hamfest-Cuyahoga Falls ARC-Robert Pinn Armory-4630 Allend Road-Stowe OH
14-16 Special Event-TRARC to operate W3Z to commemorate McKeesport International Village-More Info TBA
26 HAMFEST - Skyview Radio Society Swap n Shop 2018-Club Grounds-2335 Turkey Ridge Road-New Kensington PA 15068-More Info: www.skyviewradio.net-Phone: 724 339 3821

SEPTEMBER 2018
1 HAMFEST - Uniontown ARC 69th Annual Hamfes/Gabfest 'PA State Convention'- 433 Old Pittsburg Road-Uniontown PA-More Info:
9 HAMFEST - Butler County ARA SwapFest - Unionville VFD-102 Mahood Road-Butler PA 16001-More Info: w3udx.org-email: N3WHJoe@gmail.com-Phone: 412 337 1687
15 ARES -ADA Tour de Cure-Coordinator Bob AB3ED-(email: allegheny@wpa-arrl.org).
23 Skyview Radio Society Founders Day Special Event Station-Freq: 14.240/7.240 MHz.
30 ARES - Pittsburgh Great Race-Coordinator Bob NU3Q-email: nu3q@verizon.net

OCTOBER 2018

NOVEMBER 2018
4 HAMFEST - WACOM 2018 Hamfest - The Printscape Arena at Southpointe-114 Southpointe Boulevard-Canonsburg PA 15317-Exit 48 off Interstate 79
   More Info: email: bud@n3tir.com: 724 350 6745- NOTE THIS IS A NEW LOCATION


Note:
1. All Two Rivers ARC activities are conducted at the McKeesport Area High School, South Hall Campus, located at 1960 Eden Park Boulevard in McKeesport PA.
2. Information on this page received from announcements at hamfests, the ARRL, The ARRL W.PA. Section Manager Joe W3BC, the WA7NBM Contest Calendar,
Western Pa Repeater Council, and the W.A.S.H. WASHRAG newsletter (W3WN editor).
of the Wireless Assoc of South Hills, Allegheny County ARES Emergency Coordinator Bob Timmins AB3ED (email: allegheny@wpa-arrl.org).
3. For a listing of Amateur Radio Contests go to the WA7NBM Contest Calendar page:
   http://www.hornucopia.com/contestcal/contestcal.html

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