RRI Operators in the News

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 […]

Hurricane Harvey: Organize Your Community with National SOS Radio Network

DOWNLOAD THE National SOS Radio Network INSTRUCTION FLYER HERE. Neighborhoods and communities hit by hurricane Harvey can use the National SOS Radio Network to organize in the aftermath. Use commonplace FRS/GMRS walkie-talkies to communicate with others in your neighborhood.  If you have power, listen to Channel 1 for possible distress calls. With radio, it’s possible […]

RRI National Communication Strategy introduced

RRI introduced the National Communication Strategy today. Details are still being developed but it’s based on the National SOS Radio Network and recruits local ham clubs to implement a second layer using Neighborhood HamWatch‘s protocol. The National SOS Radio Network was recently adopted as RRI’s official community service program. Network founder Eric Knight, KB1EHE formed the […]