April 2023 Blair ARES Published
The April 2023 issue of Blair ARES has been published. Blair ARES is a monthly publication discussing ARES and EmComm activities within and around Blair County Pennsylvania. This issue features an article on the recent Clearfield County EMA Exercise. Click here to see the April issue of Blair ARES.
Clearfield County EmComm Meeting Scheduled
On Wednesday March 15 at 7 PM a Zoom meeting event has been scheduled to discuss Emergency Communications within Clearfield County and the regions immediately surrounding Clearfield County. Members of the Treasure Lake Amateur Radio Group, the Clearfield County Amateur Radio Club and the Philipsburg Amateur Radio Association. We did also reach out to …. Read More
Donation Enables Digital Modes at Clearfield EMA Amateur Station
CCARC has received a donation which will enable amateur radio digital mode operations at the Clearfield County EMA amateur radio station. Darren Dixon of Philipsburg, amateur radio call sign W3DLD, recently donated a Intel NUC computer and a monitor for use at the Clearfield County EMA. This computer will enable amateur radio operators to run …. Read More
CCARC Mentioned in Blair ARES Report
The November issue of Blair ARES has been published and CCARC is featured with a front page article! The article discusses CCARC’s efforts to restore the Clearfield County Emergency Management Agency’s amateur radio equipment back to operational condition. A huge congratulations is in order for everyone involved and it’s nice to be recognized for our …. Read More
Clearfield County EMA Amateur Station Operational
Earlier this evening the Clearfield County Amateur Radio Club (CCARC) held yet another work session at the Clearfield County EMA amateur radio station and made significant progress. Aside from a few minor details the amateur radio facility adjacent to the Clearfield County 911 Dispatch Center is operational. Participating in the work session was Lars KB3WBT, …. Read More
FEMA Emergency Preparedness Training Available On-Line
If you have an interest in supporting amateur radio emergency communications, typically referred to as EmComm, FEMA has a series of training programs available on the Incident Command System (ICS) which are strongly encouraged, if not required, by multiple public service and EmComm groups. The appropriate courses are all free and can be completed on …. Read More
September Blair County ARES Alert Published
Our friends in neighboring Blair County have published the September issue of Blair ARES Alert!. Edited by Drew McGee KA3EJV, Blair ARES Alert! is the official publication of the Blair County ARES Team. Click here to read the September issue of Blair ARES Alert!
CCARC August 2022 Meeting Held
On Thursday August 11th CCARC members gathered for a business meeting at the Clearfield County Emergency Management Agency conference room. A new slate of club officers and directors have been installed and other business discussed. Click here for the meeting minutes.
Southwest PA SkyWarn to Conduct Training
The SouthWest PA District Skywarn team will be holding a training session on Saturday July 9th at 10 AM. EDT, Steve Fazekas K3FAZ and Eddie Misiewicz KB3YRU will be conducting a Skywarn Net Control Station class and a Skywarn Net Operations Class. Topics covered will include the steps and procedures involved in activating local Skywarn …. Read More
July 2022 Blair County ARES Newsletter Published
The July 2022 issue of Blair ARES Alert! has been published by Editor Drerw McGee KA3EJV. The Blair Ares Alert! is the newsletter of the Blair County Amateur Radio Emergency Service. Inside are articles of interest to those involved in emergency communications, or EmComm, efforts in Blair County and the surrounding area. Click here to read the …. Read More