Tag: Pennsylvania

Tuned out: Moyer Electronics to shutter after 70 years in business (Pennsylvania)

An electronics parts store that has been doing business in the city for 70 years will be closing its doors Oct. 1. But Moyer Electronics will still be able to serve Hazleton customers from its other stores in Pottsville and Sunbury, its owner said. Bill Moyer, whose father, Charles, started the business in Pottsville in […]

13 Colonies Special Event Returns July 1-7

The ninth annual 13 Colonies Special Event will take place July 1-7, with activity starting at 1300 UTC on July 1 and continuing until 0400 on July 7 (the evening of July 6 in US time zones). Participating stations try to contact all 13 Colony Stations plus two Bonus Stations — a clean sweep, a […]

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 […]

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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