This page has more information about the Two Rivers Amateur Radio Club of McKeesport.
Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month, except in December, starting at 7pm at the Blaine Hill Volunteer Fire Department, 409 Oxford Avenue, Elizabeth PA.
Board of Directors (2023-2024) -Results of September 19, 2023 election.
President: James Bricker N3JHB Vice President: Robert Guthrie KB3ST Treasurer: Michael Kowalcheck KV3L
Secretary: William Powers KB3WP Hamfest Chairman: John Moskala K3CRO Trustee (1yr): Roger Johnson WI3R
Trustee (2yr): Merle Shotwell K3HIR Trustee (3yr): Del Peterson W3DTP Activities Director: Bill Hetrick N3LQC
Committee Chairs (Appointed):
Field Day: John Moskala K3CRO- Family Picnic: Bill Powers KB3WP-- Christmas Party: Bill Powers KB3WP
Media Committee: John Moskala K3CRO--Repeater Committee: Jim Bricker N3JHB
W3OC License Trustee: Eric Chamberlain AB3OO
Repeaters: Operating on 147.12 MHz and 442.250 MHz from McKeesport/Lincoln Boro PA area.
Monday evenings at 8 pm on the W3OC 147.12 MHz repeater. Includes TRARC, Local Amateur Radio News, and ARNEWSLINE.
Wednesday evenings 'GABNET' at 830 pm on the W3OC 147.12 and 442.250 MHz repeaters.
Thursday evenings 'Ten Meter GABNET' at 8pm on 28.460 MHz. Note: If the 10 meter frequency is in use, please look for the net slightly up in frequency.
Hamfest: The TRARC conducts a yearly hamfest usually scheduled for mid to late April from a local venue. See the Hamfest webpage for more informaton.
Amateur Radio Exams: The TRARC Exam Team conducts exam sessions four times a year. They are scheduled, on the second Tuesday of March, June, September, and December starting at 630pm, at the McKeesport Area High School, 1960 Eden Park Blvd, McKeesport PA. There is also an exam session sometimes scheduled at the TRARC Hamfest. See the VE Exam page for more information.
Field Day: The TRARC also participates in the annual ARRL Field Day exercise held in late June. See the Field Day webpage for more information.
Operations Night: Is held on the second Thursday of each month, starting at 7pm. Current location is the Lincoln Boro VFD Social Hall, 4312 Liberty Way, Elizabeth PA.
Hams n Eggs Breakfast: Is held on the second Saturday of each month, starting at 9am at a local restaurant. The current restaurant used is
the Rock Run Inn at Butlers Golf Course, Elizabeth PA.
Membership Roster 2022-2023 (Updated December 7, 2023)
AA3CD K3CRO N3JHB W3DTP
AA3MR K3HIR N3LQC W3OIE
AB3OO KV3L N. SHOTWELL W3ON
AJ3JA KB3ST N3AHC W3SHF
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