Tag: emergency

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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Hams Mobilize for Tropical Storm Flossie

Hawaii Hams Muster to Help Forecasters Track Tropical Storm Flossie Amateur Radio operators in Hawaii kept National Weather Service (NWS) meteorologists and local emergency operations centers up to date on changing conditions and power outages, as Tropical Storm Flossie pounded parts of Hawaii and Maui counties July 29-30 with heavy rain and lightning. Radio amateurs …

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ARRL Simulated Emergency Test Coming Oct. 6

Simulated Emergency Test by Rob Strieby (W0FT)

The annual ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) for 2012 in Hawaii is scheduled for Saturday, October 6, from 9:00 am to 12 noon.