Skywarn Recognition Day is December 6

[Courtesy of The ARRL Letter/American Radio Relay League]

The 10th Annual SKYWARN Recognition Day (SRD) Special Event will take place Saturday, December 6, 2008 . SRD is co-sponsored by the ARRL and the National Weather Service (NWS) as a way to recognize the commitment made by Amateur Radio operators in helping to keep their communities safe. According to SRD Coordinator David Floyd, N5DBZ, Amateur Radio operators can visit their local participating NWS office , working as a team to contact other hams across the world throughout the 24 hour event.

Delco EC Sums Up Recent Lessons Learned

Recently District EC Bob Famiglio, K3RF, put a call out for a limited number of volunteers to assist with the Philadelphia Airport Emergency Preparedness Exercise. Delco EC Bob Wilson, W3BIG, took on the last-minute planning and coordination duties. With this event and the recent effort to get District operators from the five-county area participating together in training events, W3BIG sums up his lessons learned.

Your thoughts and comments are encouraged. His message follows...

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Net Check-Ins for 11/13/08

Total Check-Ins: Voice – 21, WinLink – 1, APRS – 0.

VOICE: N3MXB GUY (NCS), WB3GCK CRAIG, KB3IGL RAY, K3WIL WILL, WL7DW MARK, N3QGO RYAN, KE3HG RICH, KB3NCK JIM, W3AHR AL, KB3RBU SCOTT, KB3CVC DICK, W3QA LOR, W3AHL STEVE, W3XE GEORGE, KB3PCY MARTIN, K5HAL CULLEN, AA3YR BILL, KB3FCJ TIM, W3BMA DICK, W3JBS JOE, KB3TQS TOM.

WINLINK: W3AHL STEVE.

APRSLink:

Net Check-Ins for 11/06/08

Total Check-Ins: Voice – 12, WinLink – 4, APRS – 0.

VOICE: WB3GCK CRAIG (NCS), KB3RBU SCOTT, KB3IGL RAY, KE3HG RICH, KA3QKZ DON, W3HOA AL, N3MXB GUY, KB3PCY MARTIN, K5HAL CULLEN, W3BMA DICK, W3AHL STEVE, KB3TQS TOM.

WINLINK: WB3GCK CRAIG, KB3PCY MARTIN, KB3TQS TOM, W3AHL STEVE.

APRSLink:

Net Check-ins for 10/30/2008

10/30/2008 CCAR Thursday Night Net Total: 23
Net Control: W3AHR Al
Drill Traffic: W3HOA Al
Mobiles: K3YK Dave, KB3IGL Ray, KB3FCJ Tim

Traffic: W3QA Lor, W3XE George
Region 1:
WB3GCK Craig
Region 2:
KA3QKZ Don, K3JSE Andy
Region 3:
W3MO Jim, KB3CVC Dick, W3AHL Steve, KB3TQS Tom, W3JEF Jeff
Region 4:
Region 5:
N4SEN Kevin
Out Of County:
WA3LGL Sam Horsham, W3BMA Dick Philadelphia
Out Of State:
Anywhere:
KE3HG Rich, W3JBS Joe, W3GGY Russ, KB3PZY Al, K3KNM John
Late Checkins:

Winlink W3AHL, KB3TQS, KB3PCY, WB3GCK, W3WA, W3QA

APRS: KB3PCY

ARES/RACES Activation

29 October 2008--CCAR was activated this evening at 2331 for riots in West Chester Borough. Lor Kutchins W3QA answered the page to the 911 supervisor and put CCAR on standby status for the EOC activation. Ray Jefferis KB3IGL called in to make himself available. Assessment at 0012 by John Haynes was that normal communications are available and the incident is confined to West Chester. CCAR assistance is not needed. CCAR stood down at 0015 AM 30 October 2008.

Welcome, Staff!

Please see the post in the CCAR-Talk forum. Thanks for any contribution you can make, and for testing the site as a user. Please exercise it as much as you can.

Net Check-ins for 10/02/08

Total Check-Ins: Voice – 23, WinLink – 6, APRS – 1.

VOICE: W3HOA AL (NCS), W3XE GEORGE, N3QGO BRYAN, KB3IGL RAY, KB3MJD JOHN, W3QA LOR, KE3HG RICH, W3GGY RUSS, KB3NCK JIM, KA3QKZ DON, KB3RNL KYLE, W3MO JIM, KB3CVC DICK, KB3TQS TOM, W3AHL STEVE, N3MXB GUY, K5HAL CULLEN, AA3YR BILL, WX3I LOU, W3BMA DICK, KB3RBU SCOTT, WA3BXE GARY, WA3NOA JIM.

WINLINK: K1DRW DENNIS, W3WA JIM, WB3GCK CRAIG, N3MXB GUY, W3QA LOR, W3AHL STEVE.

APRSLink: WA3NOA JIM.

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