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.
The Pennsylvania Traffic Net’s FB and RRI registered operators met for lunch on Friday, September 29, 2017. Enjoying the camaraderie and fraternity of traffic handling were Tom Mills AF4NC, Pete Young K3IN, Dave Heller K3TX, Bob Hecht N3AAK, and Scott Walker N3SW. Photo by AF4NC Pennsylvanians: Join the Traffic Corps QNI PTN Today! 3585 kHz […]
From Jan K1NN, manager IATN-East: CAN NCS stations have already, or are about to, move their net to 3552, probably for the rest of the Fall and Winter. Alpha and Kilo IATN operators will please watch out for this. An individual NCS may still revert to 7052, or 7108, based on his/her assessment of conditions […]
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 […]
Net affiliation summary, Summer 2017 RRI welcomes EPAEPTN and QMN as new affiliated nets Eastern Penna Emergency Phone & Traffic Net EPAEPTN was founded ca 1957 in response to a series of devastating hurricanes. Civil Defense officials deployed mobile capable amateurs to report on flooding levels, infrastructure damage, and casualties saving many lives. EPAEPTN has […]
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 […]