Category: Skywarn

Solar Storm Impacts HF Communications

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Solar flares reached the earth’s atmosphere on May 10 through the 13th which disrupted radio communications.  The resulting geomagnetic storm was classified as a G5 category storm and included solar winds traveling at 470 to 500 miles/second.  This was the must powerful solar storm since October of 2003 and produced visible aurora as far south ….  Read More

SKYWARN Exercise Conducted

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On January 24th at 1900 hours a SKYWARN training net was held conducted with net control operations at the State College National Weather Service Office. The W3GA repeater on 146.760 mHz was used for this exercise. Carmine KC3WP was Net Control for this exercise. Stations from Centre neighboring counties were invited to participate. Stations provided ….  Read More

Clearfield County EmComm Meeting Scheduled

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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

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