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Club NET: ARES [Tuesday]
Club NET: RagChew [Thursday]
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Contest Results: PA QSO Party
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House Bill #67 Wireless Communications
House Bill #2070 Wireless Communications
HR 2160 Emergency Communications
SKYWARN Spotter Program
Welcome to the
Schuylkill Amateur Repeater Association
We will meet on Friday August 11, 2023 at Hoss's Steak House in Cressona.
The meeting is called for 7 PM. We normally gather around 6:30 so we can order
some food and eat before the meeting begins.
We look forward to seeing many of our club members at the meeting.
NOTICE ..:: Earlier Meeting Time and Alternate Location ::.. NOTICE
|SARA was organized on March 5th, 1975 by a group of 25 gentlemen.|
-23 were licensed Amateur Radio Operators-
To realize, as a group commonly interested in amateur radio, the fraternalism and benefits of amateur radio, particularly VHF FM, by establishing and maintaining a sophisticated VHF repeater system within good operating standards.
Further the interest of amateur radio in general, and in particular encourage and provide technical assistance to and training of fellow amateurs in the operation and use of repeaters and associated equipment.
To contribute our assistance to the county and local communities in any way possible, and to have available a backup radio communications system, with trained operators, to assist in passing important messages during any emergency.
SARA sponsors the Schuylkill County Emergency SKYWARN Spotter Program. SKYWARN is a concept developed in the late 1960s that was intended to promote a cooperative effort between the National Weather Service and communities. The emphasis of the effort is often focused on the storm spotter, an individual who takes a position near their community and reports wind gusts, hail size, rainfall, and cloud formations that could signal a developing tornado. Another part of SKYWARN is the receipt and effective distribution of National Weather Service information more...