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 […]

The results are in – Joint RRI-REACT EMCOMM Exercise

The results are in! RRI networks scored a perfect 100-percent accuracy rate across 1349 data points in the recent joint RRI-REACT emergency communications exercise. Average message propagation time through the network was 19-minutes between the control station in Michigan and the four locations in California, Kentucky, Massachusetts and Texas. This included the time allocated for […]

February-March, 2018 Issue of QNI Newsletter Now Available

The latest issue of the QNI Newsletter is now available for download at: https://qninewsletterdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/qni-2018-2.pdf This issue includes a wide variety of information of interest to radio amateurs. Articles include: RRI First Quarter EMCOMM Exercise The Big Chill Some Thoughts on HF Mobile Thoreau’s 201st Birthday Radiograms Priority Entry Points Backpacking with Pocket-sized Shortwave Radio The Vibroplex […]