A 12,000-Mile Message Relay

On July 31, three RRI operators, using radiotelegraphy, relayed a radiogram over a 12,000-mile circuit from Germany to New Zealand. At 2030Z, Amateur Station DL4FN, operated by Peter Dintelmann in Erbach, Germany, originated a radiogram message addressed to VK5EEE in Australia, which was transmitted on schedule to WB8WKQ, operated by Jeff Miller, in Dryden, Michigan. […]

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 […]

RRI Board Member Panelist at FCC EmComm Workshop

RRI Board member Marty Ray (N9SE) represented RRI as a panelist at the Dayton FCC Emergency Communications Workshop. Panelists included representatives from FEMA, the Federal SHARES program, US Air Force and US Army MARS and the Federal Communications Commission. During the workshop, the FCC outlined concerns and recommendations being considered to improve emergency communications response […]

First and Second Quarter, 2018 Exercise Evaluations Posted

The RRI first and second quarter, 2018 exercise evaluation reports have been posted to the RRI Web Page at: http://radio-relay.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/RRI-2018-Q1-and-Q2-Exercise-Evaluation.pdf Additional evaluation reports for prior exercises are available on our publications page at: http://radio-relay.org/about/publications/ If you would like to participate in upcoming EmComm training and exercising activities, please complete a radio operator registration form. Local EmComm organizations […]