Tag: Pennsylvania

Federal Court Complaint Filed to Recover Unpaid $11,500 FCC Fine in Amateur Case

The US Government has filed a civil complaint in Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania to recover an unpaid $11,500 fine that the FCC imposed in a Forfeiture Order 2 years ago on Brian Crow, K3VR, of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. The complaint was filed in Federal District Court for the Western District […]

Special Event in Mars (Pennsylvania) to Celebrate Martian New Year

The North Hills Amateur Radio Club (NHARC) will sponsoring special event station K3M to mark the Mars New Year Celebration, Friday and Saturday, May 5 6, at the Mars Area History and Landmarks Museum in Mars, Pennsylvania. The Martian Solar Year is 1 year 322 days, and this is the second Mars New Year Celebration […]

Postcard brings memories, friendship for Hattiesburg men (Pennsylvania)

Pine Belt residents Hugh Garraway and Bob Helfrich shared a common bond from many years ago, but neither realized it until Garraway found a postcard when going through his old ham radio equipment. The date was March 27, 1964. It was Good Friday. Helfrich, a boy of 10, was living in Yakutat, Alaska. Garraway, a […]

Voices of Service: Listening in with Army Security Agency (Pennsylvania)

Lonnie Frampton’s 20 years of Army service as a member of the Army Security Agency included a tour in Vietnam, where his skills at electronics repairs helped make the Army’s signal intelligence, sometimes referred to as Radio Research, possible. Frampton joined the Army after high school to get his military obligation out of the way. […]

Officials probing communications failure after Folcroft officer shooting (Pennsylvania)

Authorities in Delaware County are investigating a communications-system failure that happened at the time a Folcroft police officer was shot and wounded last week. The failure may have lasted between 90 seconds and six minutes and the Department of Emergency Service is to review all emergency communications used during the incident, according to news reports. […]

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