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Region 22 Emergency Management acquires new mobile command unit - Scottsbluff Star Herald

Google News of the Day - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 7:56pm

Scottsbluff Star Herald

Region 22 Emergency Management acquires new mobile command unit
Scottsbluff Star Herald
Space will also be made for the HAM Radio Club, as amateur radio enthusiasts have been helpful in serious emergency disasters like Hurricane Katrina when traditional communications could not be used, Newman said. “This trailer is really an example of a ...

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Staying Connected at Sea - Cruising World

Google News of the Day - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:00am

Cruising World

Staying Connected at Sea
Cruising World
You can connect to the Internet via the same Airmail/SSB/Pactor modem combination or with a transceiver designed for amateur-radio operations that propagates only on amateur-radio frequencies (commonly known as ham radio). In practice, most yachts will ...

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How amateur radio helped a woman lost in West Bengal reunite with ... - The News Minute

Google News of the Day - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 4:44am

The News Minute

How amateur radio helped a woman lost in West Bengal reunite with ...
The News Minute
By Sahana Ghosh Amateur radio, quintessentially a geeky hobby, has come to the rescue of a 35-year-old woman from Tamil Nadu who had puzzled doctors at ...
When Ham radio reunited brother-sister across two statesMoneylife

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Everyday People: In emergencies, a radio cure - Daily Astorian

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:02pm

Daily Astorian

Everyday People: In emergencies, a radio cure
Daily Astorian
Don Hillgaertner has operated amateur radio, commonly referred to as ham radio, for more than 50 years. He's led the team in coordination with the county Emergency Management Division since the 1990s. Hillgaertner spends 10 to 12 hours of his time each ...

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HAM Radio: Last Line of Defense in Disaster Communication - WMBF

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:02am

WMBF

HAM Radio: Last Line of Defense in Disaster Communication
WMBF
"Yes it's an old fashioned technology, but at the same time, we keep coming up with new ways to do things and so yes, I think HAM radio will keep on." In addition to hurricanes and evacuations, the Grand Strand Amateur Radio Club provides back up ...

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Ham radio operators save the day - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 4:19am

Ham radio operators save the day
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
A tornado rips though a town - Power lines are down. Phone service is out. All means of public communication … gone. The Xenia Gazette informs its readers about the importance of amateur radio, they say: Fortunately, amateur or ham radio is there to ...

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Ham radio an outlet for vets - Xenia Gazette

Google News of the Day - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 3:28pm

Xenia Gazette

Ham radio an outlet for vets
Xenia Gazette
Simpson has been involved in DARA and Xenia Weather Amateur Radio Network for several years and has watched Hamvenetion, the world's largest gathering of ham radio operators move from its home of 52 years, Hara Arena, to its new location at the ...

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Ham radio an outlet for vets - Fairborn Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:35am

Fairborn Daily Herald

Ham radio an outlet for vets
Fairborn Daily Herald
Simpson has been involved in DARA and Xenia Weather Amateur Radio Network for several years and has watched Hamvenetion, the world's largest gathering of ham radio operators move from its home of 52 years, Hara Arena, to its new location at the ...

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Daniel Harry Baumgarten, 85, ham radio enthusiast - Port City Daily

Google News of the Day - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 12:26pm

Port City Daily

Daniel Harry Baumgarten, 85, ham radio enthusiast
Port City Daily
He was an avid ham radio enthusiast and member of the Amateur Radio Missionary Service. He began his church organist career at age 16 and had sung with several chorale societies and quartets. Before retiring with 31 years from Smith's Industries in ...

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Xenia Gazette | Ham radio operators save the day - Xenia Gazette

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 8:57pm

MyDaytonDailyNews

Xenia Gazette | Ham radio operators save the day
Xenia Gazette
Fortunately, amateur or ham radio is there to save the day as hundreds of operators use their skills to help public safety and government officials. The above ...
Fairborn Daily Herald | Hamvention a 'family reunion' for someFairborn Daily Herald
Hamvention expects increased attendance at new venueMyDaytonDailyNews

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They've got your back(up communication): Clovis Amateur Radio Pioneers provide public service, prepare for disasters - Fresno Bee

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 7:50pm

Fresno Bee

They've got your back(up communication): Clovis Amateur Radio Pioneers provide public service, prepare for disasters
Fresno Bee
Amateur radio, otherwise known as ham radio, is a form of communication primarily used in the case of natural disaster. (The ham nickname is said to stem from the first amateur wireless station operated by some amateurs of the Harvard Radio Club, ...

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Ham radio operators save the day - Fairborn Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 4:52pm

Ham radio operators save the day
Fairborn Daily Herald
Ham radio actually saved a life when Haiti was hit with a devastating earthquake. According to local radio operator Janese Brooks, the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) maintained a radio communication listening station in conjunction with the ...

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The Free Dating Show on Ham Radio Now - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 4:03am

The Free Dating Show on Ham Radio Now
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
Gary KN4AQ had a massive-ish technical failure on his Wirecast system that records and switches the video for the shows. So Marty KC1CWF (Chicken With Fries) stepped in to put the show on Facebook Live (on the HamRadioNow Group). That meant Marty ...

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Museum draws ham radio afiocionados - Kilgore News Herald

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 9:46pm

Kilgore News Herald

Museum draws ham radio afiocionados
Kilgore News Herald
Members of the Longview East Texas Amateur Radio Club and similar organizations visit in the parking lot of the Texas Museum of Broadcasting & Communications Saturday during the annual LETARC ham radio tailgatea swap meet, its first time in Kilgore.

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Amateur Radio "Field Day" to be held June 24 and 25 - Roanoke Times

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 6:04pm

Amateur Radio "Field Day" to be held June 24 and 25
Roanoke Times
Members of the Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the National Amateur Radio Field Day Exercise on June 24 and 25 at 1670 Catawba Road in Troutville. Since 1933, ham radio (Amateur Radio Operators) operators across North ...

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Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #101: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 2:54am

Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #101:
eHam.net
During the week I used high power whilst mobile and learned several interesting things along the way. Foundations of Amateur Radio is a weekly podcast about the hobby of Ham Radio. Listen via iTunes by searching for my callsign, VK6FLAB, tune in to ...

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Radio hams to assist Coast Guard and Fisheries Dept | Southgate ... - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 4:04am

Radio hams to assist Coast Guard and Fisheries Dept | Southgate ...
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
A joint inspection for measuring the signal strength of All India Radio broadcast in the deep seas will be held on May 14 and 15 by the Coast Guard, AIR, state ...

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Ham Radio Class at Hamvention: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 3:34am

Ham Radio Class at Hamvention:
eHam.net
While your family or friends peruse the flea market you will be working on getting that valuable ham radio ticket. You have to pre-register for the class! Now! Right away! When you enroll, you will be set up on the On-Line amateur radio class where you ...

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The CW axe Frequency TV show - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 4:03am

The CW axe Frequency TV show
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
In the show a ham radio enthusiast discovers she can use her radio to communicate with her estranged father, Frank Sullivan, played by Riley Smith. The twist, of course, is that her father - also a detective - died in 1996, and their communication ...

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Bulletin Board for May 10; - The Curry Coastal Pilot - Curry Coastal Pilot

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 3:17am

Bulletin Board for May 10; - The Curry Coastal Pilot
Curry Coastal Pilot
Wednesday, May 10 Brookings Flying Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Brookings Airport terminal, 17368 Parkview Drive. All aviation enthusiasts are welcome.

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