Western Pennsylvania
2 Meter Amateur Radio Emergency Communications






All Repeater frequencies are listed in the following format:
Freq in MHz, + or - .6 MHz offset / PL tone in Hz
(I.E.: 149.090+ / 88.5)
All times listed are EST local Military Time

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Western PA 2 Meter Repeaters
for Emergency Communications
(By County)

(This list is not intended to be a comprehensive list of 2 meter repeaters. We are attempting to compile only the Primary and Secondary repeaters that would be used in each County throughout the state for Emergency Communications traffic. Please send me your additions and corrections:

WPA Emergency Communications Repeaters

County / Affiliation Freq / PL Primary Repeater Loc Back-up Freq / PL Back-up Rep Loc
Allegheny/
ARES/RACES
147.090+ / 88.5 PGH/WPXI-TV Ant. 146.730- / 100.0 Pgh / Homestead
Armstrong 145.41- / 173.8   146.97- / 131.8  
Beaver 146.850- Beaver 147.135+ Beaver
Bedford        
Blair        
Butler 147.300+ / 131.8 Butler 147.360+ / 131.8  
Cambria 145.210-/123 Cambria Co. 146.940  
Cameron        
Clarion 146.985- 2 mi. S of Clarion    
Clearfield 147.315+ / 173.8 5 mi. N of Clearfield 147.39  
Crawford 145.130- Meadville    
Elk 147.000+ Elk Co.    
Erie 146.610- / 186.2 Downtown Erie 146.820- pl 186.2 12 Mi. SW of Erie
Fayette 147.045+ Fayette Co. Mountains
near Uniontown
145.170- / 131.8 Westmorland Co.
/ Connellsville
Forest        
Greene 145.230- / 156.7 PL      
Indiana 146.91-   444.975+ / 110.9  
Jefferson 147.105+ / 173.8 Brookville    
Lawrence 147.195+ / 131.8 New Castle    
Mercer 145.350 - Mercer 146.445 + 1 meg offset (147.445 input) / 186.2 Greenville
McKean        
Somerset 147.195+ / 123.0 3 mi E Somerset Borough    
Venango        
Warren  145.11-/186.2
444.475 / 186.2
 linked to 444.475 full time and part of the WAN Repeater System  
Washington 145.490-   146.790-  
Westmoreland 145.150- / 131.8 Hz PL Westmoreland 147.18+ / 131.8  




WPA 2 Meter Nets

Western Pennsylvania Emergency Communications Nets

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Net Description / Coverage
(Co. or Region)
Day Military Time Freq & Offset/PL Primary Repeater Loc Back-up Freq/PL
W PA
South ARES
SUN 19:00 147.015+ Mt. Pleasant  
Dist. N-1 ARES
(Clarion, Crawford,
Erie, Forest,
Lawrence Co)
Thur 19:00 145.23+    
NW PA
2 M Net (Erie/Crawford)
Day 21:00 145.13-    
W PA
Traffic Net
(Allegheny and surrounding
Counties)
Day 20:00 146.88- Pittsburgh (WQED-TV ant.)  
W PA SATERN Net
(Disaster Services)
Tue 20:00 146.610+ / 131.8 Pgh/Carrick
CW ID ending in PF indicates that the repeater is on emergency power and regular traffic should be avoided
 
SW PA
SW PA Emeg Serv Net
SUN 19:30 147.090+ / 88.5 Pgh. (WPXI-TV Ant) 146.88- / 88.5
SW PA
SW PA District ARES Net
SUN 19:30 146.850- Beaver 147.135+
Allegheny Co.
Pub Service Net
Wed 21:00 147.090+ / 88.5 Pgh. (WPXI-TV Ant) 146.88- / 88.5
Armstrong Co.
ARES/RACES
Mon 21:00 145.410+ / 173.8 Kittanning 146.97- / 131.8
Beaver Co.
Public Service Net
Mon 20:30 146.850- Beaver  
Blair Co.
ARES Net
Tue 20:00 146.610- Blair  
Butler Co.
1010 Net
General Check-in / Wx & Traffic
Daily 22:10 147.360+/131.8 PL Butler  
Cambria Co.
Emergency Net
SUN 2115 145.210-/123 Cambria Co. 146.94
Clearfield Co.
ARES Net
WED 21:00 147.315
 Clearfield Co.
 147.39
Cambria Co.
Emergency Net
SUN 2115 145.210-/123 Cambria Co. 146.94
Elk Co.
ARA Net
SUN 20:00 147.000+    
Erie Co.
ARES-SKYWARN Net
SUN 21:00 146.610- / 186.2 Downtown Erie 146.820 pl 186.2
Forest Co.
ARES Net
THU 20:00 145.230- / 186.2 Franklin, PA 145.190- / 186.2
(Parker, PA - linked)
Greene Co.
ARES Net
SUN 21:00 147.230    
Indiana Co.
ARES Net
MON 20:00 146.91- Indiana  
Indiana Co.
Weather Net
Tue 20:00 146.91- Indiana  
Jefferson Co.
RACES Net
Mon 20:00 147.105+/173.8    
Lawrence Co.
ARES Net
THU 21:00 147.195+/186.2 New Castle  
McKean Co.
ARES/SKYWARN Net
Sun 21:00 147.240+/173.8   147.30 +/173.8
McKean Co.
Pub Serv Net
Wed 18:00 147.240+/173.8   147.30 +/173.8
Mercer Co.
Thur 21:00 145.350 -    
Somerset Co.
ARES Net
SUN 19:30 147.195+/123.0    
Washington Co.
ARES Net
TUE 20:00 146.490-/131.8   146.790/131.8-
Westmoreland Co.
ARES Net
WED 20:00 145.150-   147.18+ / 131.8






Western Pennsylvania Skywarn
Repeater Frequencies

WPA 2 Meter SKYWARN Repeater Frequencies

Pennsylvania County Primary Frequency Alternate Frequency
Allegheny 147.090+/88.5 146.880-/88.5
Armstrong 145.410+ / 173.8 146.97- / 131.8
Beaver 146.850- 147.135+
Bedford    
Blair    
Butler 147.360+/131.8 PL  
Cambria    
Cameron    
Clarion 145.190- 145.230-
Clearfield    
Crawford 145.130- 147.030+
Elk 147.000+  
Erie 146.610- / 186.2
(linked to 146.820/186.2 Waterford and 146.70/186.2 Union City)
146.820 pl 186.2
Fayette 147.045+ 146.895-
Forest 145.190- 145.230-
Greene 145.230- / 156.7 147.300- / 156.7
146.715- / 156.7
Indiana 146.910- 146.970-
Jefferson 147.285+  
Lawrence 147.195+ / 131.8 146.625-
Mercer 145.350- 147.150+
McKean    
Somerset    
Venango 145.190- 145.230-
Warren 146.760- / 88.5  
Washington 146.790- 145.490-
Westmoreland 145.150- 146.640- / 131.8

WPA NOAA WEATHER RADIO

The following are the radio frequencies (in MHz) used by NOAA
Weather Radio in the Western Pennsylvania Region
162.400
Erie
Johnstown
162.425
Parker
162.450 162.475
Morgantown
Meadville
162.500
Youngstown
Punxutawny
162.525
Bridgeport, OH
162.550
Pittsburgh
Clearfield


Here are coverage maps for the NOAA Weather Radio Stations in the Western Pennysylvania Area


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Western Pennsylvania Counties


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