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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

CCARC Installs New GMRS Band Repeater

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The Clearfield County Amateur Radio Club is pleased to announce that a new GMRS service repeater has been placed into service at Rockton Mountain, Clearfield County. This repeater was made possible with the cooperation and assistance of both Clearfield County EMA and Center Communications staff. The repeater is on 462.675 MHz with the receive set ….  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

Donation Enables Digital Modes at Clearfield EMA Amateur Station

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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

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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