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Filling the gap: Amateur radio operators could provide communications in emergency - Leader-Telegram

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 11:10pm

Leader-Telegram

Filling the gap: Amateur radio operators could provide communications in emergency
Leader-Telegram
“This is a drill.” Thankfully, these words will begin and end all messages flying across the airwaves Saturday when Eau Claire County amateur radio operators take part in an annual national simulated emergency test.

Categories: amateur radio, ARRL

State briefs for Sept. 29 - NewsOK.com

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 12:02am

State briefs for Sept. 29
NewsOK.com
Ham radio operators meet and greet set. Okmulgee County Emergency Management invites amateur radio operators to a meet and greet at 8 a.m. Saturday at the at the county's Emergency Operation Center, 110 N Alabama. Several ham radio operators ...

Categories: amateur radio, ARRL

Active shooting drill at St. Pat's helped first responders train - Youngstown Vindicator

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 11:54pm

Youngstown Vindicator

Active shooting drill at St. Pat's helped first responders train
Youngstown Vindicator
Volunteers from the Mahoning Valley Amateur Radio Association communicated with hospital staff on ham radios and alerted them of when the victims were coming. Joe Wojtowicz explained cell phone signals can get jammed after disasters, and that's where ...

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Categories: amateur radio, ARRL

Ham radio club hosting class - Richfield Reaper

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:51am

Richfield Reaper

Ham radio club hosting class
Richfield Reaper
The Sevier Amateur Radio Club is set to host a class through October for those wanting to learn more about ham radio operations. The class is set for Wednesdays at 7 p.m., starting Oct. 10, and continued on the 17th and 24th. The class will be hosted ...

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Stateside: State responds to Wisconsin water diversion; Detroit Lions celebrate an unexpected win - Michigan Radio

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 4:53pm

Michigan Radio

Stateside: State responds to Wisconsin water diversion; Detroit Lions celebrate an unexpected win
Michigan Radio
Today on Stateside, a Michigan official responds to the controversy surrounding Wisconsin's quiet approval of a 2010 request to divert nearly 11 million gallons of Great Lakes water per day. Plus, a comic book that explores the repatriation of Native ...

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Categories: amateur radio, ARRL