McKean County Amateur Radio Club

An ARRL Special Service Club

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Welcome to the McKean County Amateur Radio Club web site.  We hope you'll stop by often and hope to see you at our club meetings.


Our Mission

To be one of the leading amateur radio clubs in the area.  To share the fun, the learning and the experience of this service oriented hobby with members and others.



Club Profile

Our club is affiliated with the ARRL (American Radio Relay League).  The ARRL is the largest amateur radio association world-wide.  Our affiliation has existed with the ARRL for over 50 years.

Our members come from several counties surrounding the McKean County area.  We have members from McKean County, Elk County and Cattaraugus County.

We sponsor the 2 meter repeater W3VV, located in Knapp Creek, NY on 146.850- 

Our club meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 7pm.  We meet at the Bradford Area Public Library on West Washington Street in Bradford.

We sponsor VE testing sessions on the first Tuesday evening of every even month (February, April, June, August, October and December) at 7pm at the McKean Potter County American Red Cross Chapterhouse at 302 Congress Street in Bradford.


Contact Information

Club Officers


    President:           Open




   Vice President:    Paul McVinney N3SFL



    Sec/Treasurer:    Bill Edgar N3LLR


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    Tech Specialist:   Tyler Morris KB3POF


Postal address
McKean County Amateur Radio Club
PO Box 107 
Bradford, PA  16701
Electronic mail
General Information: w3vv @
Webmaster: w3vv @
Club Repeater

146.850-  W3VV located in Knapp Creek, NY

Net time

           Sunday evenings at 8:30pm on 147.240 pl 173.8



Upcoming Events & Activities

bullet06/03/09 - VE Session Wednesday evening  7:00pm



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