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Reynolds Davis 'hams' way to volunteerism - Lincoln Journal Star

Google News of the Day - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:48pm

Lincoln Journal Star

Reynolds Davis 'hams' way to volunteerism
Lincoln Journal Star
While in Lincoln, Davis has been an active volunteer in the American Red Cross, executive director of the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club, vice-chair of Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD), a classroom volunteer for Junior Achievement, leader ...

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Is The Miami Valley A Tornado Hotspot? WYSO Curious Dives In - WOSU

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:31pm

WOSU

Is The Miami Valley A Tornado Hotspot? WYSO Curious Dives In
WOSU
Kerr is a part of a group of people that have their own corner inside the NOAA office to use for amateur radio, also known as ham radio. Ham radio uses short radio waves to connect people around the world. “This is KDGDH, anybody out there listening today?

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Community Announcements - Forks Forum

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 1:10pm

Community Announcements
Forks Forum
Those interested in earning their entry level amateur radio license or intermediate level are invited to attend a class on three successive Saturdays, Oct. 7, 14 and 21 in the training room at the Port Angeles Fire Department near Fifth and Laurel ...

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Community News for Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 - Utica Observer Dispatch

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:27am

Community News for Friday, Sept. 15, 2017
Utica Observer Dispatch
Herkimer County Community College is hosting Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Robert McLaughlin College Center, upper lobby. Each year, 18,000 Americans are diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or ...

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PG/Greenbelt trainer's CERT-ify local citizens - Pentagram

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:25am

Pentagram

PG/Greenbelt trainer's CERT-ify local citizens
Pentagram
Some of them go on to take Amateur radio training and become HAM radio operators, some may get involved with rescuing pets in an emergency. In addition, attendees acquire different tools they can take away with more specialized training, included FEMA ...

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Amateur Radio Association to conduct licensing class - The Times Telegram

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:30pm

Amateur Radio Association to conduct licensing class
The Times Telegram
Each student will be provided with the third edition of the book, “The Ham Radio License Manual — All you need to become an Amateur Radio Operator!,” published by the American Radio Relay League. If students already have the book, then the price of ...

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Is The Miami Valley A Tornado Hotspot? WYSO Curious Dives In - WYSO

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 2:48pm

WYSO

Is The Miami Valley A Tornado Hotspot? WYSO Curious Dives In
WYSO
Kerr is a part of a group of people that have their own corner inside the NOAA office to use for amateur radio, also known as ham radio. Ham radio uses short radio waves to connect people around the world. “This is KDGDH, anybody out there listening today?

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Fort Herkimer radio group schedules entry-level class - Utica Observer Dispatch

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 7:40am

Fort Herkimer radio group schedules entry-level class
Utica Observer Dispatch
The course fee is $40 and includes the book “The Ham Radio License Manual -- All you need to become an Amateur Radio Operator!” If students have the book, its price will be deducted from the course fee. At the end of the course, each student will be ...

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Radio ham plans community station - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:09am

Radio ham plans community station
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
Southgate Amateur Radio News logo ... Geoff Osborne VK5HEL of the Lower Murray Amateur Radio Club is hoping to establish a community radio station in Murray Bridge ... Enigma Reloaded 2017 · Three new crew members arrive at International Space Station ...

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State repays debt from Katrina by helping others - Daily Corinthian (subscription)

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:23am

State repays debt from Katrina by helping others
Daily Corinthian (subscription)
... Mississippi's amateur radio operators are addressing communication needs. With no electricity and destroyed communications infrastructure, hurricane victims have limited options to connect with first responders. Amateur, or “ham,” radio operators ...

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Bulletin Board - Curry Coastal Pilot

Google News of the Day - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:21pm

Bulletin Board
Curry Coastal Pilot
Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club meets for coffee and to discuss ham radio at 8:30 a.m. at Dee-Ann's Tea Room Cafe, 434 Redwood St., Brookings. Those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. For more information, call 541-251-3972. Rummy is ...

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Peoria Superfest set for Sept. 16-17 - Putnam County Record

Google News of the Day - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 3:18pm

Peoria Superfest set for Sept. 16-17
Putnam County Record
PEORIA — Ham radio and electronics enthusiasts from several Midwestern states will converge on Exposition Gardens Fairgrounds in Peoria for Illinois' largest “Hamfest” on Saturday, Sept. 16, and Sunday, Sept. 17. For more than 50 years, the ... on the ...

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During hurricanes, emergency officials turn to ham radio - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 4:14am

During hurricanes, emergency officials turn to ham radio
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
“But when you have something catastrophic like they do in the Keys and in the west coast of Florida, where you're not going to have communication, these amateur radio operators take care of things for us.” In Indian River County, Paul Bartoszewicz ...

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ROGER WICKER: Local communities repay the kindness that followed Katrina - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Google News of the Day - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 1:21am

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

ROGER WICKER: Local communities repay the kindness that followed Katrina
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
... Mississippi's amateur radio operators are addressing communication needs. With no electricity and destroyed communications infrastructure, hurricane victims have limited options to connect with first responders. Amateur, or “ham,” radio operators ...

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The Best Way To Watch a Rally Is As a Volunteer - The Drive

Google News of the Day - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 5:26pm

The Drive

The Best Way To Watch a Rally Is As a Volunteer
The Drive
When I looked into spectating this rally myself, I learned that they were desperately seeking amateur radio operators to assist with communications for logistics and emergencies. I've had a ham radio license since 1989, and now I had found a way to ...

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During hurricanes, emergency officials turn to ham radio - USA TODAY

Google News of the Day - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 7:09pm

USA TODAY

During hurricanes, emergency officials turn to ham radio
USA TODAY
“But when you have something catastrophic like they do in the Keys and in the west coast of Florida, where you're not going to have communication, these amateur radio operators take care of things for us.” In Indian River County, Paul Bartoszewicz and ...

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Ham radio operators help during storms in Indian River County - TCPalm

Google News of the Day - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:14pm

TCPalm

Ham radio operators help during storms in Indian River County
TCPalm
Southern Indian River County has had numerous squalls and warnings Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, throughout the day. ADAM NEAL/TCPALM.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE THREE RIVERS AREA - Arkansas Online

Google News of the Day - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 1:12am

COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE THREE RIVERS AREA
Arkansas Online
BATESVILLE — Old Independence Regional Museum, 380 S. Ninth St., will offer a program at 2 p.m. on how to protect against sports injuries and how best to treat injuries when they occur. Dr. Dylan Carpenter will be the special speaker. The program is ...

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Pasco Co. needs ham radio operators - Story | FOX 13 Tampa Bay - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Google News of the Day - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 12:36am

FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Pasco Co. needs ham radio operators - Story | FOX 13 Tampa Bay
FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Pasco County put out a call late Saturday for volunteers with a specific skill set and technical equipment to help with the response to Hurricane Irma.

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Tune the dial: Club offers training in Ham radio - KCAW

Google News of the Day - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 1:34pm

Tune the dial: Club offers training in Ham radio
KCAW
Darryl Ault and Todd Dockey of Sitka Ham Amateur Radio Klub (SHARK) talk about the history of the amateur radio service and their club activities, which includes sharing boots-on-the-ground information during emergencies. Ault used the Ham radio system ...

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