Category: Tips

Join ARES to Support Communities in Emergencies

Around this time of year, the increased news about storms and hurricanes reminds us Amateur Radio can be called upon to play a role in emergencies. The ARRL sponsors ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Service), made up of Amateur Radio operators, who register their equipment and qualifications for possible community assistance during emergencies like major hurricanes. …

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QRP in Hawaii

The following was posted to the hawaiihamradio mailing list, in response to a question from Mike (WA7YET) on doing QRP (low power, long distance contacts) in the Aloha State. Veteran ham Kimo Chun (KH7U) answered, and allowed to republish his advice. Doing QRP from Hawaii is challenging at best. You won’t be having lots …

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