Submitted by Lou VK5EEE of Communicators Without Borders Resilient Communications: Morse Adaptation in Poor Propagation Conditions Cw at 12WPM can be copied down to -12dB SNR @ 2500 Hz and lower SNR with repeats and slower throughput, e.g. down to -26dB QRSS. Ref: http://www.pa3fwm.nl/technotes/tn09b.html An important skill in resilient communications is the ability to adapt […]
H/T Don KM0R F.C.C. grants temporary 60-day waiver of symbol rate regulations for amateur radio links between U.S. and Puerto Rico. This will allow Pactor Levels 3 and 4 which are, respectively, prohibited and tightly restricted under current amateur radio regulations.
H/T to retired Navy Chief Alex Rey KB3SBR for bring this to our attention. The Penobscot Bay Pilot newspaper called out three of our top operators yesterday. Steve Hansen KB1TCE , Jeff Miller WB8WKQ and Jim Wades WB8SIW featured in the story of amateur radio’s response to Hurricans Irma and Maria. Miller and Wades serve on […]
It’s been a long time since MARS phone patches brought peace of mind to thousands of anxious families whose men were fighting a war half a world away. Here’s an example of amateur radio relay operators bringing peace of mind to anxious loved ones today. This voice mail message, used with the permission and gratitude […]
We have received a number of inquiries about the routing of Disaster Welfare Inquiry messages destined for those areas affected by Hurricane Maria. Please see the associated PDF document for additional information. Those nets listed in RED in the attached document are likely the best option for supporting the DWI function. BULLETIN – Hurricane Maria […]
11 September 2017 (111159Z SEP 2017) BULLETIN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Please distribute to all EMCOMM organizations Radio Relay International – Update 3 regarding Hurricane Irma Please see earlier initial guidance bulletin and updates for full background. They are available at: www.radio-relay.org and www.facebook.com/radiorelayinternational IATN Watch Frequencies: RRI IATN operators are encouraged to continue monitoring 7115 […]
BULLETIN – Hurricane Irma Update 9-10 10 September 2017 (101127Z SEP 2017) BULLETIN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Please distribute to all EMCOMM organizations Radio Relay International – Update regarding Hurricane Irma Please see earlier initial guidance bulletin and update for full background. It is available at: www.radio-relay.org and www.facebook.com/radiorelayinternational IATN Watch Frequencies: Radio operators and all […]