Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Abby's Story #OKwx #OKready

With two autistic children ages three and five, Abby’s life revolves around her family’s routine. Between therapies, school and gymnastics, she manages over 30 appointments a week. She says, “Routine is everything to autistic kids. It reduces their anxiety.” On a warm day in May 2013, Abby saw the routine she had carefully constructed destroyed by an EF-5 tornado that devastated Moore, Oklahoma and neighboring Oklahoma City.
Although forecasts that day called for severe weather, Abby and her husband wanted to take advantage of a rare day off and went to a movie. She says, “We thought, we are going to a movie, it is two hours, [it’s] not even raining outside, if something is going to get bad then it will get bad later tonight.” About halfway through the movie, Abby got a call from the daycare center across the street from where her children were playing—a tornado was coming and they were evacuating the children to a storm shelter.
Find out what happened by watching the latest America’s PrepareAthon!disaster survivor video, “It Started Like Any Other Day.”

Thanks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for this information.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

"If you can find a better car, buy it." #ARRL #hamradio

Lee Iacocca said, more than once, "If you can find a better car, buy it."



Lets apply this to amateur radio for a moment.



Lets apply this to the American Radio Relay League.



Can you find a better "National Association for Amateur Radio"?



Does this other organization offer insurance for its members, representation before the Federal Communications Commission, an office in Washington, DC, friendly staff at Newington who answer phone calls and emails?



You have found a better National organization?



Do TELL!  What organization is it?



If not, then join the League.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

A Lawyer Responds to Amateur Radio #ARRL #HamRadio

When one looks at what the American Radio Relay League does, remember this post.



It appears the ARRL defended spectrum against those who would want to use it for their benefit.



Remember all the benefits the League offers and the spectrum the League, virtually single-handed, protects.





A Lawyer Responds to Amateur Radio:



'via Blog this'



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