Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Apr 2-Apr 3, 1700Z-2030Z, N4P, Atlanta, GA, Oklahoma City-County Health Department, Southwest Utah Public Health Department, Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club, Cobb County ARES, and National Association of County and City Health Officials, 28.365, 21.365, 14.265, 7.265. PSK and D-Star contacts planned. QSL.
Send SASE to Andrew Roszak, NACCHO, 1100 17th St NW, Seventh Floor, Washington, DC 20036.
The five listed organizations have come together to enhance communications capabilities within public health agencies and healthcare coalitions through a series of webinars, a licensure class, an exam session, conference presentations and this special event, operating from the exhibit hall at the Preparedness Summit. http://nacchopreparedness.org/?p=378
Posted by Lloyd Colston at 3:22 PM
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
"If the United States doesn't do something to protect the grid, and soon, a terrorist or an act of nature will put an end to life as we know it." Roscoe Bartlett R-MD
The article mentions electromagnetic pulse related to nuclear explosion. However, EMP also comes naturally with increased solar activity, ex. solar flare. The impacts can be devastating.
Short of living as the Amish, what preparations are you making to overcome this naturally occurring event?
Can you talk on your radio with the power off?
Posted by Lloyd Colston at 4:15 PM
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
9. All stations must be contacted from the same DXCC entity. The location of any station shall be defined as the location of the transmitter. For the purposes of this award, remote operating points must be located within the same DXCC entity as the transmitter and receiver.
This statement clearly outlines the rules for remote stations. In short, if you are in the U.S., you can use any U.S. station to make a contact toward DXCC, remote or otherwise.
Previously this so-called Rule 9 stated that contacts must be made "from within a radius of 150 miles of the initial location", but the wording was changed in 1977 to account for an increasingly-mobile
Beginning with Echolink, The Internet Radio Linking Project, the Allstar Network and RemoteHams.com, more and more are growing interested in putting their local radio assets on the internet for others to use.
Are you working on linking your radio to the World? Let us know.
Posted by Lloyd Colston at 7:30 AM
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