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WCARES will be participating in a SET (Simulated Emergency Test) exercise throughout Williamson County on Saturday, October 4th. The simulation scenario will be an earthquake. The goal of the exercise will be to test readiness and response should suck a disaster take place in our area. We are coordinating with our served agency to determine […]Read more »
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Tired of accidentally engaging your Yaesu FT-8800 Internet and broadcasting it’s tone to the whole repeater community? Well – so are we. But don’t fret, now there’s an easy way to disengage that annoying beep once and for all. You can follow the instructions in this pdf.Read more »
From our Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator for Middle Tennessee, Paul, N4AAN: “I have been thinking of ways to further enhance communication among ARES membership in Middle Tennessee. Toward that goal, I have created a Yahoo group, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/midtennares/ The group is open to all ARES members in Middle Tennessee. To join send an E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org […]Read more »
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Special Committee on the Future of Shortwave Broadcasting foresees a dim outlook for the medium. The Committee this month released its assessment of the current and projected use of shortwave radio as a platform for programming by US international media. “United States international media must optimize delivery by audience/market,” […]Read more »
Collection of News – From Ham Websites.
Picture taken at Electronics Class, Session 5 by Joe Marler KQ1Q (WCARES member).
Ladies and Gentlemen, The Winlink Net is back. In the subject line please put “net” just as before, and in the message body all that I need is your power source. The reason for that is that once per month, as you know, we do check-ins on the regular net with an emphasis on alternate […]Read more »
ZCZC AS03 QST de W1AW Space Bulletin 003 ARLS003 From ARRL Headquarters Newington, CT July 22, 2014 To all radio amateurs SB SPACE ARL ARLS003 ARLS003 India’s VO-52 Satellite Goes Dark Despite efforts to keep the flagging VUSat OSCAR-52 (VO-52) Amateur Radio satellite in operation for a while longer, ground controllers have yielded to the […]Read more »