SK: Frank Thrash W4DLZ RN5 NM

We are saddened at the passing of our friend and colleague Frank Thrash, W4DLZ manager of RN5 and a lifelong radioman. We offer our deepest condolence to his beautiful XYL Mary and his family. Submitted by Jerry carter W4SU: Frank Wadley Thrash W4DLZ December 7, 1932  –  November 3, 2018 To RN5 and CAN traffic nets: […]

Save WWV

Save WWV and The Death of Old Time? – NIST Cutting WWV   This is another mind-bogglingly short sighted move to save a few budget dollars at the expense of an irreplaceable service. The U.S. government has been responsible as the nation’s clockmaster since the U.S. Navy established Naval Observatory Washington. As we’ve seen since […]

OCEANIA: ZL1NZ QSP ZL Land

ZL1NZ posted this video record to You-Tube on Aug 14, 2018. From the description, It is a short recording from 20m featuring great signals from WB8WKQ and K6TOP, recorded at ZL1NZ/ZM50MAUQ. Each station sent and received formal traffic (although that’s not on this recording). Since this test, regular skeds were established and formal record traffic’s […]

RRI Third Quarter EmComm Exercise 18 August 2018

On Saturday, August 18, Radio Relay International will be conducting its Third Quarter Emergency Communications Exercise in cooperation with REACT International. This exercise is open to all RRI Registered Radio Operators, individual radio amateurs and local EmComm organizations. The exercise, held in conjunction with Earth Ex 2018, is designed to expose RRI personnel to the […]

New Documents added to Hamwatch Section

A recent Amateur Radio Newsline article has generated interest in Radio Relay International’s National SOS Radio Network and Hamwatch programs. These closely related programs are part of an integrated approach to leverage FRS and GMRS radio communications assets to build organic and responsive networks and relationships, which extend into the neighborhood and community service level. The […]