Pittsburgh Area Events Calendar

JANUARY 2024

6 ARRL Kids Day (HF+2 meters)
6-7 CONTEST ARRL RTTY Roundup
11 TRARC Operations Night-7pm-Lincoln Boro VFD Social Hall-Liberty Way, Lincoln PA
13-14 CONTEST North American QSO Party (CW)
13 TRARC Hams n Eggs Breakfast-9 am-Rock Run Inn at Butlers Golf Course, Elizabeth PA
13 CONTEST W.A.S.H. 2 Meter All Mode Contest -7pm to 11 pm
16 TRARC Club Meeting 7pm Blaine Hill VFD Social Hall-409 Oxford Dr-Elizabeth, PA
18-March 28 CLASSES (Extra)-630pm (3 hours each session) via ZOOM-
        Sign Up via email: roland.sanders@comast.net
20-21 CONTEST North American QSO Party (SSB)
20-22 CONTEST ARRL January VHF Contest
26-28 CONTEST CQ 160 Meter (CW)
27-28 CONTEST Winter Field Day--TRARC operations at Lincoln Boro VFD Social Hall, Lincoln PA

FEBRUARY
3-4 CONTEST-Ten Ten International Contest (SSB)
8 TRARC-Operations Night-7pm-Liberty Boro VFD 184-Liberty Way, Lincoln PA
10 ARES-Meeting-930 am-Red Cross Building-2801 Liberty Avenue (Strip District), Pittsburgh  PA
10 TRARC-Hams N Eggs Breakfast-9am-Rock Run Inn Restaurant-Butlers Golf Course-Rock Run Road-Elizabeth PA
12-16 CONTEST-ARRL School Club Roundup
17-18 CONTEST-ARRL International DX Contest (CW)
20 TRARC-Club Meeting-7pm-Blaine Hill VFD-409 Oxford Drive-Elizabeth PA
24 CONTEST-Breezeshooters Ground Wave Contest (CW)-Ten Meter Band-7pm to            11pm EST
25 HAMFEST Wireless Association of South Hills-8am-Home Economics Building-        South Park, PA-More Info http:www.n3sh.org

MARCH
2-3 CONTEST-ARRL International DX Contest (SSB)
9  TRARC Hams n Eggs  Breakfast-9am-Rock Run Inn @ Butlers Golf Course
      Rock Run Road-Elizabeth PA
9 CONTEST-Breezeshooters Ground Wave Contest (Phone)
      8pm to 11 pm EST-More Info: www.breezeshooters.org
9 HAMFEST-  W.E.A.R.S. Hamfest-Greensburg Masonic Lodge-349 Donohue Road, Greensburg PA-Talkin: 147.18 Repeater-More Info: http://www.wc3ps.org
12 EXAMS-TRARC Exams-630pm-McKeesport High School-Eden Park Blvd-McKeesport PA
14 TRARC Operations Night-7pm-Lincoln Boro VFD-Liberty Way-Lincoln, PA
16 CONTEST-Breezeshooters Ground Wave Contest (Digital)
        8 pm To 11 pm EST-More Info: www.breezeshooters.org
16-17 ARES Rabin Racoon Race-Brady's Run Park-Signup: n3lrg@w3kwh.com
18 TRARC PA Lottery Drawing-7pm PA Lottery
19 TRARC Club Meeting-7pm-Blaine Hill  VFD-409 Oxford Drive-Elizabeth, PA
22 ARES-Red Cross Drill
30-31 CONTEST-CQ World Wide WPX Contest (SSB)


APRIL
7 HAMFEST Two Rivers ARC Hamfest/Computer Show-Elizabeth Boro VFD Bingo Hall-101 1st Ave-Elizabeth PA-- More info: www.trarc.net/www.trarc.org  or Two Rivers ARC Facebook Page

21 ANTIQUE RADIO  FEST-Tri State Radiofest-Center Stage Banquet Hall-1495 Old Brodhed Rd-Monaca, PA (Center Square Shopping Center)-More Info:http:www.pittsburghantiqueradiosociety.org

      MAY
      5 ARES-Pittsburgh Marathon-Ham operators needed for communications
          More Info & Signup:  Email nu3q@nu3q.us-Phone 412 279 9011 or 412 736 7385
      17-19 HAMFEST-Dayton Hamvention-Greene County Fairgrounds & Expo Center-   
          Xenia, OH-More Info: Home - Dayton Hamvention 

JUNE
8-9 CONTEST-ARRL June VHF Contest
9 HAMFEST Breezeshooters Hamfest-Butler Farm Show Grounds-625 Evans City Road-Butler, PA-More Info http://www.breezeshooters.org
13  TOUR-630 pm at National Weather Service in Moon Twp-RSVP to Eddie KB3YRU at 724-989-5214
22-23 CONTEST-ARRL FIELD DAY-Two Rivers ARC Field Day site is scheduled for the White Oak Park Water Tower Site, White Oak PA. 

JULY
7 HAMFEST-Somerset County ARC Hamfest-Technology Center-Somerset, PA

AUGUST
3-4 ARES-Pittsburgh Vintage Gran Prix -More Info TBA
10 HAMFEST 74TH Annual Uniontown ARC Gabfest-Club Grounds-433 Old Pittsburgh Road, Uniontown PA-Talkin 147.045 Repeater-More Info Email: officers@w3pie.org-Phone 724 430 1277/724 439 1554
17-18 ARES-Westmoreland County Air Show-Arnold Palmer Airport-Greensburg PA- More Info TBA
18 HAMFEST-Warren Hamfest-Turnbull County Fairgrounds-899 Everett Hull Rd-Cortland OH-More Info w8vtd.com/hamfest-email hamfest@w8vtd.com-facebook.com/w8vtd-Phone 234 238 2312
25 HAMFEST-Skyview Radio Society Swap n Shop-Club Grounds-Turkey Ridge Road-New Kensington PA

NOTES:
1. National Contests:  WA7BNM Calendar: https://www.contestcalendar.com/
2. ARRL EXAM SESSIONS: ARRL W.PA. Exams Sessions: http://www.arrl.org/find-an-amateur-radio-license-exam-session
3. Most TRARC activities are held at the Blaine Hill VFD Main Hall-409 Oxford Ave, Elizabeth PA. And at Liberty Boro VFD #184 Social Hall-Liberty Way-Lincoln  PA
4. Information on this p age was received from announcements at area hamfests, the ARRL, ARRL W.PA Section Manager W3BC, the WASHRAG newsletter of the W.A.S.H. newsletter (W3WN editor), and the Allegheny County ARES Coordinator Bob NU3Q..
5. The TRARC also has a  social gathering on the second Saturday of each  month, starting at 9am at a local restaurant.
The current location is the Rock Run Inn at Butler's Golf Course, Elizabeth PA.
6. The TRARC also has an operations night on the second Thursday of each month, starting at 7pm. Location TBA.