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Ham operators deliver messages from Maria-battered Puerto Rico - Newsday

Google News of the Day - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 9:24pm

Newsday

Ham operators deliver messages from Maria-battered Puerto Rico
Newsday
Thanks to ham radio operators, some of Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria survivors have been able to let worried families and friends in the United States know they made it through. Bob Myers, 74, of Copiague, is one of the Long Islanders communicating ...
This Is It: St. Croix Braces For Impact As 'Potentially Catastrophic' Cat 5 Hurricane Maria ArrivesVI Consortium (press release)
Maria Latest Threat to Puerto Rico After $1 Billion Irma HitBloomberg

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Amateur radio enthusiasts are handy in emergencies - Davis Enterprise

Google News of the Day - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 9:00pm

Davis Enterprise

Amateur radio enthusiasts are handy in emergencies
Davis Enterprise
Today, DeAngelo is part of a large network of amateur radio enthusiasts in Yolo County who use ham radio for emergency services. Amateur radio was born during the early 1900s, when people were first commercializing radio as a means to communicate ...

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W40XH turns 100 - Gaston Gazette

Google News of the Day - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 4:12pm

Gaston Gazette

W40XH turns 100
Gaston Gazette
Though his actual birthday is Monday, Oscar Norris celebrated his first century on Earth among dozens of friends and family — many of them fellow ham radio, also known as amateur radio, operators -- at the Victory Hill Baptist Church Fellowship Hall ...

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Long Island Ham Radio Operator Helps Relay Messages From Hurricane Victims In Puerto Rico - CBS New York

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 6:51pm

CBS New York

Long Island Ham Radio Operator Helps Relay Messages From Hurricane Victims In Puerto Rico
CBS New York
An engineering supervisor retired from CBS network news after 40 years and now a local amateur radio volunteer, Meyers is using his hobby to make a real difference. With the power grid wiped out, victims of Maria cannot receive — but they can send out ...

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Breakall receives high honor from Radio Club of America - Penn State News

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 5:30pm

Penn State News

Breakall receives high honor from Radio Club of America
Penn State News
I am so very much appreciative to have been given such recognition.” Breakall, who also is an antenna designer and an American Relay Radio League member, said that amateur radio inspired his career. His interest in ham radio began when he was 9 years ...

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To reach hurricane victims, Copiague man goes ham - News 12 Long Island

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:18pm

To reach hurricane victims, Copiague man goes ham
News 12 Long Island
Others on the island are relaying phone numbers, asking ham radio operators in the mainland to reach out to family members on their behalf. "It's a hobby, but it's also a service," Myers says. The Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club has its headquarters ...

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Ham radio class offered - Daily Astorian

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:16am

Ham radio class offered
Daily Astorian
A Ham Radio Licensing Class, sponsored by the Sunset Empire Amateur Radio Club, is being held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, at Gearhart City Hall. The Saturday class is followed by testing for a ham license for all ...

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Using HAM Radio during natural disasters - WSBT-TV

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:00pm

WSBT-TV

Using HAM Radio during natural disasters
WSBT-TV
Even though ham radio is a hobby these men use their skills to help local emergency responders. "It's the important part to be able to use the airways. So we want to be prepared to pay back the community with our service,” said Menges. Amateur radio ...

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Amateur Radio Group Builds Awareness, Membership with Licensing Course - Associations Now

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 6:53pm

Associations Now

Amateur Radio Group Builds Awareness, Membership with Licensing Course
Associations Now
Amateur radio (also known as ham radio) is a hobby that “brings people, electronics and communication together,” according to the National Association for Amateur Radio. “People use ham radio to talk across town, around the world, or even into space, ...

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Hurricane Maria's death toll climbs in Dominica - Antigua Observer

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:48am

CNN

Hurricane Maria's death toll climbs in Dominica
Antigua Observer
While communication has been limited, CDEMA's Executive Director, Ronald Jackson told reporters that amateur radio operations said the storm had claimed six lives. He said based on historical ... Ham Radio Operator Julian Antoine, residing in King Hill ...
Maria Latest Threat to Puerto Rico After $1 Billion Irma HitBloomberg
This Is It: St. Croix Braces For Impact As 'Potentially Catastrophic' Cat 5 Hurricane Maria ArrivesVI Consortium (press release)
Preliminary reports indicate six deaths in DominicaLoop Barbados

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Maria Latest Threat to Puerto Rico After $1 Billion Irma Hit - Bloomberg

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 6:19am

Bloomberg

Maria Latest Threat to Puerto Rico After $1 Billion Irma Hit
Bloomberg
With all lines of communication down, the government was relying on amateur radio, or ham radio, operators for updates. “It is devastating, indeed, mind boggling,” Roosevelt Skerrit, Dominica's prime minister, said in a statement. The eastern Caribbean ...
This Is It: St. Croix Braces For Impact As 'Potentially Catastrophic' Cat 5 Hurricane Maria ArrivesVI Consortium (press release)

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Bulletin Board; - The Curry Coastal Pilot - Curry Coastal Pilot

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:19am

Bulletin Board; - The Curry Coastal Pilot
Curry Coastal Pilot
Wednesday, Sept. 20 Coastline Neighbors will host a Community Chat at 3 p.m. in the Chetco Community Public Library Annex, 402 Alder St., Brookings.

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1985: Mexico City in Chaos as Buildings Fall; Death Toll Heavy - Los Angeles Times

Google News of the Day - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:41pm

Los Angeles Times

1985: Mexico City in Chaos as Buildings Fall; Death Toll Heavy
Los Angeles Times
An amateur radio operator said he had seen many dead people on the street. Another report said 35% of the city's building's were ... "It was very loud," ham radio operator Carlos Santorius said from Mexico City. "That was the worst thing. It was ...

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HAM Radio Relays - Caribbean Hurricane Network

Google News of the Day - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:20pm

HAM Radio Relays
Caribbean Hurricane Network
J73MH-Roseau Dominica-Lost roof and hunkered down in safe room. J73WA Wayne-Portsmouth, Dominica-Weather station blown off tower, amateur radio antennas and antenna tower lost. -- Gert van Dijken Caribbean Hurricane Network http://stormcarib.

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Reynolds Davis 'hams' way to volunteerism | The (402)411 ... - Lincoln Journal Star

Google News of the Day - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:48pm

Lincoln Journal Star

Reynolds Davis 'hams' way to volunteerism | The (402)411 ...
Lincoln Journal Star
When his father bought Reynolds Davis his first radio at age 13, he could not have expected where it would take him.

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Is The Miami Valley A Tornado Hotspot? WYSO Curious Dives In - WOSU

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:31pm

WOSU

Is The Miami Valley A Tornado Hotspot? WYSO Curious Dives In
WOSU
Kerr is a part of a group of people that have their own corner inside the NOAA office to use for amateur radio, also known as ham radio. Ham radio uses short radio waves to connect people around the world. “This is KDGDH, anybody out there listening today?

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Community Announcements - Forks Forum

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 1:10pm

Community Announcements
Forks Forum
Those interested in earning their entry level amateur radio license or intermediate level are invited to attend a class on three successive Saturdays, Oct. 7, 14 and 21 in the training room at the Port Angeles Fire Department near Fifth and Laurel ...

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Community News for Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 - Utica Observer Dispatch

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:27am

Community News for Friday, Sept. 15, 2017
Utica Observer Dispatch
Herkimer County Community College is hosting Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Robert McLaughlin College Center, upper lobby. Each year, 18,000 Americans are diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or ...

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PG/Greenbelt trainer's CERT-ify local citizens - Pentagram

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:25am

Pentagram

PG/Greenbelt trainer's CERT-ify local citizens
Pentagram
Some of them go on to take Amateur radio training and become HAM radio operators, some may get involved with rescuing pets in an emergency. In addition, attendees acquire different tools they can take away with more specialized training, included FEMA ...

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