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Public Safety Advocate: When All Else Fails, There Is Ham Radio

Written by:  ANDREW SEYBOLD   SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 As I am preparing a report on the commercial and public safety communications activities during and after Harvey, Irma, and now Maria, which was the worst of the batch, I took some time to … Continue reading

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ARRL President Issues Call for Members to Reach Out to their Senators to Support S. 1534

07/25/2017 ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, is calling on League members to urge their US Senators to support the Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2017, S. 1534. ARRL has opened a RallyCongress page to simplify the task. “[W]e are at … Continue reading

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ClayARES Trailer Repairs

A HUGE “Thank You!” to Jim MacKinnon, KB3EZN, and KME America Marine Tube, who helped us repair the trailer that was donated to ClayARES by Clay County Department of Emergency Management. On Saturday, May 13, Jim Winfrey, Chris White, and Scott … Continue reading

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Emergency Communications Driving Increase in Amateur Radio Operators

Hams standing by and ready to help during disasters or other events. BY JAMES CARELESS / APRIL 11, 2017 More Americans than ever have been licensed by the Federal Communications Commission as amateur radio operators, and those in the know … Continue reading

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Amateur Radio Emergency Service Posts its 2016 Annual Report

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) has posted its 2016 annual report. The 2016 ARES Annual Report focuses on documenting the value that ARES provides to the nation, states, and localities in collaboration with partners at all levels. The report … Continue reading

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