Welcome to the Red Rose Repeater Association website. We are a Ham Radio Club including licensed amateurs, non-licensed contributors, spouses and friends, all located in scenic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

- Enjoy our Repeaters!
P.O. Box 8316
Lancaster, PA 17604-8316

Click here for a map view of the breakfast site. 2m band: 147.015MHz (+), PL 118.8Hz  70cm band: 449.575MHz (-) PL 114.8Hz Click here for a map view of the meeting site.

MS Walk Lancaster

On Sunday 19-Apr-2015 will be the latest MS Walk in Lancaster. It begins (12:00pm) and ends in Clipper Magazine Stadium, with registration at 12:00pm. Licensed Amateurs are encouraged to volunteer to support this walk by providing Communications Support throughout the course. It begins by going to the site and clicking on the 'Volunteer' button.

LOCAL HAMFEST: The 2015 York Hamfest, sponsored by the York Hamfest Foundation
The Area's Oldest Continuous Hamfest, their 60th Year
Saturday, 11-Apr-15
New Location: Elicker's Grove Park

511 Roth Church Road
Spring Grove, PA 17362

This year's hamfest is tailgating only.
General Admission, starting at 8:00am, $5/person
Children under 16 free
Unlicensed spouses free
Rain or shine
Free VE Testing
Door prizes
More details on their website, including updates.

VE Testing

The dates below are offered for those who desire to be tested for obtaining or upgrading their Amateur Operator's license. Testing is offered at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center, starting at 7:00pm on the following dates:

  • 16-Apr-15
  • 18-Jun-15
  • 20-Aug-15
  • 15-Oct-15
  • 17-Dec-15

Ham Radio Class

A Ham Radio Exam Class is being held April 18-19, 2015, from 8:00am-4:00pm, at the Homestead Village Retirement Community. It's a classroom instruction environment with demonstrations. No experience is required, just bring an open mind, an expectation to learn, a pen and paper and a simple calculator. Cost for the FCC VE exam (on-site) is $15.00/person. The registration deadline is April 11th. Parking is in the church parking lot and the class is in the community center. Please be considerate of others using the church and campus, especially on Sunday.

Homestead Village Retirement Community
1800 Village Circle
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 397-4831 (front desk)

President Vice President Treasurer Secretary Trustee 1st yr Board Members 2nd yr Board Members
Ken Wiggins N2DYK John Lesmeister W3LPA Karen Lesmeister K3LPA Paul Hilton N3BCZ Mark Vreeland KB3NCJ Allen Showalter AB3NE
Dave Phillips W3CWE
Harry DeVerter N3KYR
Dan Boone KB3ZMB
The W3RRR Association operates the following assets in service to our immediate community:
  • Transmitters - Our VHF and UHF transmitters are located atop the Lancaster General Hospital in the City of Lancaster
  • Receivers - Our VHF receivers are located at Welsh Mountain (east) and near Safe Harbor (west), providing impressive coverage of the entire county plus into neighboring counties
  • Echo Link - For those traveling outside the immediate area of Lancaster County, our Echolink server keeps them in touch.

This page maintained by Dan Boone. If you have comments or questions regarding this site, feel free to send a message.