El Dorado County Amateur Radio Club (EDCARC) to introduce local GMRS "Radio For The Rest of Us" safety programs The Mountain Democrat, just recently published a story on the front page of their December 09 edition about the efforts by our El Dorado County Amateur Radio Club (EDCARC) to introduce local GMRS "Radio For The … Continue reading GMRS "Radio For The Rest of Us"
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Most of the country can expect a normal wildfire season but residents along the West Coast of the United States should be ready for another busy season, the National Interagency Fire Center said Wednesday... The Boise, Idaho-based center said a heavy crop of grasses and fine fuels has developed across California … Continue reading Agency Predicts Heavy Wildfire Season Along West Coast
"Geomagnetic storms attack the lifeblood of modern technology: electricity. A space weather storm typically lasts for two or three days, during which the entire planet is subjected to powerful electromagnetic forces. The National Academy of Sciences study concluded that an especially massive storm would damage and shut down power grids and communications networks worldwide." Space Weather Threats … Continue reading Space Weather Threats to Hi Tech
Thanks Alan for sending this along. First Net is dedicated emergency services phone and data network on 700Mhz. “Amateur operators can continue to provide valuable information to emergency operations centers in the recovery phase of disasters,” he said. “Whether that intelligence gathering is reporting on storm clouds, power outages, or road closures, amateurs can help … Continue reading First Responder Network – First Net
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New published Winlink FAQ document. Winlink FAQ
Check out this great video of HAMS preparing for disaster. You Tube Video
This was sent in by Cal, its a integrated set of repeaters for far reaching access on 220 and 2 meters. Please take the time to review it, it could be very helpful in emergency situations. http://www.carlaradio.net/
Last year I built a ToGo box with a 2 meter radio, batteries, chargers etc. The Kit is portable and contains a TNC for digital modes. I encourage every member to complete a similar project to have a mobile station for use in deployment emergencies. Check it out! AresToGoBox