Two Rivers ARC W3OC

Two Rivers Amateur Radio Club was founded 1962 (over 60 years ago)

Our affiliation with ARRL began Jan 1965

We are a 501c3 NonProfit Organization

Two Rivers ARC W3OC

Board of Directors (2023-2024)

Results of September 19, 2023 election

James Bricker

N3JHB
President

Robert Guthrie

KB3ST
Vice President

Michael Kowalcheck

KV3L
Treasurer

William Powers

KB3WP
Secretary

Roger Johnson

WI3R
Trustee (1yr)

Merle Shotwell

K3HIR
Trustee (2yr)

Del Peterson

W3DTP
Trustee (3yr)

Bill Hetrick

N3LQC
Activities Director

John Moskala

K3CRO
Hamfest Chairman 2024

Committees and Chairs (Appointed)

Eric Chamberlain

AB3OO
W3OC License Trustee

John Moskala

K3CRO
Media Committee

Robert Guthrie

KB3ST
Compliance Officer

James Bricker

N3JHB
Repeater Committee

Media

James Alexander 

AJ3JA
Media Committee IT

Charles Gessner

W3ON
Media Committee

Michael Telling

KC3UNE
Media Committee IT

Other

William Powers

KB3WP
Christmas Party 2023

William Powers

KB3WP
Family Picnic 2024

Members meetings

Are held on the third Tuesday of each month, except in December, starting at 7:00 pm at the Blaine Hill Volunteer Fire Department, 409 Oxford Avenue, Elizabeth.

Repeaters

Our repeaters are operating on 147.120 MHz and 442.250 MHz both 131.8

Radio Nets

Monday evenings at 8:00 pm on the W3OC 147.120 MHz repeater. Includes TRARC, Local News, and ARNEWSLINE.
Wednesday evenings ‘GABNET’ at 8:30 pm on the W3OC 147.120 and 442.250 MHz repeaters.
Thursday evenings ’10 Meter GabNet’ at 8:00 pm on 28.450 MHz.
Friday evenings ’40 Meter GabNet’ at 8:00 pm on or near 7.215 MHz.

Other Two Rivers ARC Events

TRARC Hamfest

The TRARC conducts a yearly hamfest usually scheduled for mid to late April from a local venue. See the Hamfest webpage for more information.

VE Amateur Radio Exams

The TRARC Exam Team conducts exam sessions four times a year. They are scheduled, on the second Tuesday of March, June, September, and December starting at 630pm, at the McKeesport Area High School, 1960 Eden Park Blvd, McKeesport PA. There is also an exam session scheduled at the TRARC Hamfest. See the VE Exam page for more information.

ARRL Field Day

The TRARC also participates in the annual ARRL Field Day exercise held in late June. See the Field Day webpage for more information.

TRARC Operations Night

Is held on the second Thursday of each month, starting at 7:00 pm. Current location is the Lincoln Boro VFD Social Hall, 4312 Liberty Way, Elizabeth PA. We use the Club call W3OC which allows Technician Class operators to operate on all bands (Extra Class operators will be available to assist).

Hams n Eggs Breakfast

Is held on the second Saturday of each month, starting at 9:00 am at a local restaurant. The current restaurant used is the Rock Run Inn at Butlers Golf Course, Elizabeth PA.