Washington Amateur Communications
Mondays
NBEMS Digital Training Net
Acquire, test, and maintain your skills and equipment for transmitting and receiving digital traffic.

When: 8PM
Where: K3PSP Repeater System
- Digital Net Form
- Download the FLDIGI, FLMSG, & FLWRAP software
- NBEMS-FLDIGI Setup & Usage Instructional Videos

Tuesdays
ACS Training Net 10 Meter Net
Practice formal net operations and take a turn as net control.

When: 8:30PM
Where: K3PSP Repeater System
- ACS Training Net Form
- ACS Training Net Log
- Net Control Schedule
- WPA Simplex Frequencies
- Region 13 Frequencies
- ARRL Radiogram
Test your station and band conditions on this casual local HF net.

When: 9:30PM
Where: 28.34 MHz
- 10 Meter Net Form

Wednesdays
Elmer Net
Have a question? Working on a project? That's what elmers are for. Check-in, ask questions, learn something.

When: 8PM
Where: K3PSP Repeater System
- Elmer Net Form

April
27 Board Meeting
All club members are welcome.

When: 7PM
Where: WACOM Radio Room, South Strabane VFD, Lower Level (1696 E Maiden St, Washington, PA 15301)
29 Marianna Canoe Race
    Schedule:
  • Meet - 8AM, The Pizza Company, Marianna, PA
  • Boat Registration Begins - 8AM
  • Report to Assignments - 8:45AM
  • Net Goes Active - 9:30AM
  • Boat Registration Closes - 10:45AM
  • 1st Boat in Water - 11AM
    Assignments: (Tactical Call - Name, Call Sign)
  • Net Control - Bill, KB3LIX
  • Director - Joe, WA3WMB
  • Registration - Marti, KC3MKM
  • Start Line - Kaye, KC3HBO
  • Checkpoint 1 - Jim, KC3HW
  • Checkpoint 2 - John, KC3HBN
  • Checkpoint 3 - Gordon, N3SDS
  • Checkpoint 4 - Harland, KC3DUO
  • Finish Line - Randy, KC3EKZ
  • Command Truck (92-2) - Brad, KC3EDQ
  • Rescue - Loren, WA3WZR
  • Security - Joe, N3XE
  • WACOM Maritime Mobile - Bill, NY9H

Frequencies: TX - 449.900 MHz (131.8 tone), RX - 444.900 MHz, Crossband to 147.285 Repeater

May
4 Membership Meeting
Anyone interested in Amateur Radio is welcome.

When: 7:30PM
Where: Washington County Building, Room 104 (100 W Beau St, Washington, PA 15301)
7 Pittsburgh Marathon
Help provide communications for this large and complex public service event. They typically require around 100 hams, so any help is appreciated.

More Info: http://marathon.central.org
25 Board Meeting
All club members are welcome.

When: 7PM
Where: WACOM Radio Room, South Strabane VFD, Lower Level (1696 E Maiden St, Washington, PA 15301)

June
1 Membership Meeting
Anyone interested in Amateur Radio is welcome.

When: 7:30PM
Where: Washington County Building, Room 104 (100 W Beau St, Washington, PA 15301)
3 Run For Alex
Join us to help provide communications for this annual public service event.

When: TBA
Where: Bentleyville, PA
24-25 Field Day
Join us for the annual test of our emergency preparedness and communications skills.

Friday Setup: TBD
Saturday Setup: TBD
Operation: 2PM Saturday - 2PM Sunday
Where: TBD
29 Board Meeting
All club members are welcome.

When: 7PM
Where: WACOM Radio Room, South Strabane VFD, Lower Level (1696 E Maiden St, Washington, PA 15301)

July
6 Membership Meeting
Anyone interested in Amateur Radio is welcome.

When: 7:30PM
Where: Washington County Building, Room 104 (100 W Beau St, Washington, PA 15301)
27 Board Meeting
All club members are welcome.

When: 7PM
Where: WACOM Radio Room, South Strabane VFD, Lower Level (1696 E Maiden St, Washington, PA 15301)

August
3 Membership Meeting
Anyone interested in Amateur Radio is welcome.

When: 7:30PM
Where: Washington County Building, Room 104 (100 W Beau St, Washington, PA 15301)
12 Meadowcroft Special Event Station
This special event highlights the Meadowcroft Rock Shelter, one of the earliest sites of human habitation in North America.

When: TBA
Where: Meadowcroft Village, Avella, PA
31 Board Meeting
All club members are welcome.

When: 7PM
Where: WACOM Radio Room, South Strabane VFD, Lower Level (1696 E Maiden St, Washington, PA 15301)

September
7 Membership Meeting
Anyone interested in Amateur Radio is welcome.

When: 7:30PM
Where: Washington County Building, Room 104 (100 W Beau St, Washington, PA 15301)
28 Board Meeting
All club members are welcome.

When: 7PM
Where: WACOM Radio Room, South Strabane VFD, Lower Level (1696 E Maiden St, Washington, PA 15301)

October
5 Membership Meeting
Anyone interested in Amateur Radio is welcome.

When: 7:30PM
Where: Washington County Building, Room 104 (100 W Beau St, Washington, PA 15301)
26 Board Meeting
All club members are welcome.

When: 7PM
Where: WACOM Radio Room, South Strabane VFD, Lower Level (1696 E Maiden St, Washington, PA 15301)

November
2 Membership Meeting
Anyone interested in Amateur Radio is welcome.

When: 7:30PM
Where: Washington County Building, Room 104 (100 W Beau St, Washington, PA 15301)
5 WACOM Hamfest
For full details go to the Hamfest page.

When: Sunday, November 5th, 2017
Where: Washington County Fairgrounds
30 Board Meeting
All club members are welcome.

When: 7PM
Where: WACOM Radio Room, South Strabane VFD, Lower Level (1696 E Maiden St, Washington, PA 15301)

December
TBD Christmas Party
Come enjoy an evening of socializing at our annual Christmas Party. There will be a $10 gift exchange/grab bag for those that want to participate.

When: TBD
Where: TBD
28 Board Meeting
All club members are welcome.

When: 7PM
Where: WACOM Radio Room, South Strabane VFD, Lower Level (1696 E Maiden St, Washington, PA 15301)

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