The Penn-Mar Radio Club will begin it's VE testing again, and Pat Stump WW3U will be running the testing. The testing will be held every other month, and pre-registration is required. If you are upgrading your license, then you'll need to bring along your existing license, and two forms of ID, one being a photo ID. If you don't already have a license, then you'll just need two forms of ID, one being a photo ID. As this is an ARRL sponsored test, the testing fee will be $15. For more information, contact Pat Stump at: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Thursday, February 26, 2015, (which is our monthly tech session), Sandy Goodman will be giving a talk on EmComm (emergency communications). Like all of our tech sessions, it will start at 7:30pm, and will be held at the Midway Fire Company, which is located at 202 Linden Ave., in Hanover PA.
The next HEARS (Hospital Emergency Amateur Radio Service) meeting is scheduled for Saturday, March 7, at the Hanover Hospital basement restaurant. The meeting starts at it's usual time of 9:30am.
This year's York Hamfest will again be a tailgating hamfest, but it will be returning to it's old site....Elicker's Grove. The hamfest is set for Saturday, April 11th. We are still in the planning stages now, but as more details become available, they will be posted here.
The Three Mile Island practice exercise will be held this year on Tuesday, April 14th, from 4:30pm till 9pm.
The club is planning on holding a special event weekend to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Hanover Cyclone that devastated Hanover on August 21, 1915. The event is tentatively scheduled to run from Friday, August 21st , starting at 6pm, and ending on Saturday, August 22 at 6pm, and the club will be using it's call sign of W3MUM. More information will be posted when it becomes available.