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 […]

RRI Announces Mentoring Program

Radio Relay International is proud to announce its new mentoring program. Radio Relay International registered radio operators are invited to submit a mentor application. They will then be assigned to new operators who wish to become proficient in traffic net operations. Mentors should exhibit the highest standards in decorum, courtesy and operating practices. When applying […]

W6RRI is Alive!

Radio Relay International now has its own official call sign: W6RRI –  Listen for W6RRI during net operations, disaster operations and other public service events. We may even activate it occasionally for contests and special events. It is hoped that “W6RRI” will become synonymous with Radio Relay International and represent the highest standards in operating procedures, […]

First Quarter 2018 EMCOMM Exercise Announced

Radio Relay International is pleased to announce its First Quarter, 2018 EMCOMM Exercise. Traffic handlers, EMCOMM volunteers and radio amateurs in general will find this exercise interesting. It emphasizes portable field operation combined with basic message handling skills. It’s a great opportunity to demonstrate the survivable characteristics of Amateur Radio networks in a public setting. […]

December 2017 Issue of the “QNI Newsletter” Now Available

The latest issue of the “QNI Newsletter is now available at: https://qninewsletterdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/qni-2017-12.pdf Articles include:  “Grand Old Morse, Grand Old Party;” “The Case for Common Denominators;” “The App Mentality;” “VHF SSB for EMCOMM;” “Old Fashioned Paper and Pencil;” “It’s Your System;” “ShakeOut Section Emergency Exercise;” “A Call for Unity;” “The First Police Radio System;” “QRP for […]