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CCARC Helps out at Scouting Camporee

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CCARC members were on hand on Saturday September 30th to help out at the Boy Scouts Camporee.  The Camporee was held at the Clearfield Airport with several Boy Scout Merit Badges being offered, including the Radio Merit Badge. Participating scouts worked through the required merit badge classroom discussion curriculum and were given the opportunity to ….  Read More

Volunteers Needed to Conduct Boy Scout Radio Merit Badge Course

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The Clearfield County Amateur Radio Club is organizing an effort to support an upcoming Boy Scout Camporee Radio Merit Badge course which will be held on September 30th at the Clearfield Airport. They are expecting about 100 scouts from across Central Pennsylvania to attend the camporee. On Saturday September 30th Boy Scout leaders will be ….  Read More

Clearfield County EMA Exercise Conducted

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On Thursday February 9th 2023 the Clearfield County Emergency Management Agency conducted a Coordinator Certification exercise with numerous state and local agencies participating.  The exercise was overseen by Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) officials and organized by the Clearfield County EMA staff. Amateur radio communications were provided as an alternate form of communications during the ….  Read More

CCARC Mentioned in Blair ARES Report

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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

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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

July 2022 Blair County ARES Newsletter Published

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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