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.
Join us for breakfast on the third Saturday of every month, at 9:00am at the Olde Hickory Grill. Everyone is welcome! Make your reservations by contacting Ken at 7l7-872-1451.
2m band: 147.015MHz (+), PL 118.8Hz  70cm band: 449.575MHz (-) PL 114.8Hz Click here for a map view of the meeting site.


The Lancaster County ARES conduct regular net meetings, two per month--> voice only and voice/digital:

  • Voice Only - First Tuesday of every month, beginning 3-Nov, at [2030EST] and will be on the N3FYI (145.31MHz) repeater. Times may change according to participation, as there is another net meeting (SPARC) at [2100EST].
  • Voice/Digital - Third Tuesday of every month, beginning 17-Nov, also at [2030EST] and will be on the N3FYI (145.31MHz) repeater. Times may change according to participation, as there is another net meeting (SPARC) at [2100EST]. Check back here for details (including digital mode) as the time approaches.

Springtime HF Day

The Red Rose Repeater Association is presently in the planning stage of a Saturday HF Event, scheduled for 17-Apr-16. That is the same day as an ARRL Rookie Roundup. The location has been selected for the Welsh Mountain Community Park. Check back for more details as they form!

Other Nets

The Diti Net (CW) is sponsored by KM3D and has been an ongoing net for years and will resume 3-Nov (Tuesday) at [2100EST] on 3.547MHz (80m).

The CW 101 Trainer Net is sponsored by N3HQN, is heard after the LVSRA Tuesday night club net on 147.315MHz (approx [2020EST]) and will run until approx [2100EST]. N3HQN has CW CD's for the taking. If you would like one, contact N3HQN via QRZ.com and can be found on a good number of the Lancaster or Lebanon 2m repeaters.

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:

  • 18-Feb-16
  • 21-Apr-16
  • 16-Jun-16
  • 18-Aug-16
  • 20-Oct-16
  • 15-Dec-16

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 Harry DeVerter N3KYR
Dan Boone KB3ZMB
Allen Showalter AB3NE
Dave Phillips W3CWE
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), New Danville 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.