W3PIE has been on the air since 1938 and is located at the
433 Old Pittsburgh Road, Uniontown, PA 15401 - just
off Rt. 51 and US Rt. 119
LAT/LONG Coordinates: 39.898546N x -79.729896W
Grid FM09dv in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
From the beginning with CW (morse code) and AM it's members have been active in all
facets and modes of Ham Radio. Bouncing radio signals off the moon and
ionized tails of meteors, relaying signals through orbiting Amateur
Satellites, A.P.R.S. and ATV (Amateur Television) are just a few of the
exotic modes used by members today.
Training classes and licensing exams are given by volunteer examiners
sharing their hobby and knowledge with others. To see the W3PIE current
year exam dates schedule, CLICK HERE.
W3PIE is an official member of the American Radio Relay League (A.R.R.L.)
and is affiliated with the Fayette
County Emergency Management Agency FCEMA, the Pennsylvania Emergency
Management Agency (PEMA), ACS (RACES/ARES) and SKYWARN.
W3PIE is involved in numerous aspects of Fayette County to include, but not
limited to assisting the Uniontown Police and the Uniontown Police Reserve
Unit in times where additional manpower support and communications are
required during parades, special events, emergencies and during severe
weather incidents or natural disaster incidents.