Will you join your local

January 27, 2018

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
https://plus.google.com/+LloydColston/posts/fjfXBdHhYgz
January 27, 2018 at 01:58PM

Will you join your local #Skywarn program?
The  Storm Prediction Center  has a tornado watch in your area.  Your local  weather service  office has broadcast a tornado warning. The radar went down 15 minutes ago. What does one do? With only a very few exceptions, the radar on your desktop, laptop, t…


Will you join your local #Skywarn program?

The Storm Prediction Center has a tornado watch in your area. Your local weather service office has broadcast a tornado warning. T…

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Where will you go when the repeater is gone?

January 20, 2018

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
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January 20, 2018 at 01:55PM

Where will you go when the repeater is gone?
Are you using FM Simplex?  What frequency or frequencies do you monitor and your location? Locally, I use 147.51, 146.52, and 446.000 in the scanner.  Traveling, I use 146.52 mostly but occasionally monitor the  APRS alert  (144.39 with 100 PL tone).   One …


Where will you go when the repeater is gone?

Are you using FM Simplex? What frequency or frequencies do you monitor and your location? Locally, I use 147.51, 146.52, and 446.000 in t…

Sending Email from a handheld

January 20, 2018

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
https://plus.google.com/+LloydColston/posts/ZhBmLCrcnsT
January 20, 2018 at 01:51PM

Sending Email from a handheld
Using only a Handheld!  You can send your Satellite EMail  from the Kenwood TH-D7(g) shown above, or the new Yaesu VX-8R (or the TM-D700 and 710 APRS mobile radios) via PCSAT-1, ISS, or GO32. . . Just press the MSG button, select INPUT on the MSG Menu, ente…


Sending Email from a handheld

Using only a Handheld! You can send your Satellite EMail from the Kenwood TH-D7(g) shown above, or the new Yaesu VX-8R (or the TM-D700 and…

What does the League do for

January 6, 2018

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
http://bit.ly/2m42o9U
January 06, 2018 at 01:47PM

What does the League do for #hamradio?
Has the  American Radio Relay League  done stuff you don't agree should have been done? Probably everyone will answer that question with  YES! However, the ARRL remains the only truly active voice for amateur radio operators in the United States. Please ask…


What does the League do for #hamradio?

Has the American Radio Relay League done stuff you don't agree should have been done? Probably everyone will answer that question with …

Have you heard that 10-meters is OPEN?

January 1, 2018

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
http://bit.ly/2lxUS7T
January 01, 2018 at 12:54PM

Have you heard that 10-meters is OPEN? @tentennet
Ten Meters  is one of my favorite bands. Even when it's not "open", it's frequently open. With the sunspots on the rise, so should the activity on the band increase. Have you found  http://bit.ly/1Htq50P  yet? Nets listed there will help determ…


Have you heard that 10-meters is OPEN? @tentennet

Ten Meters is one of my favorite bands. Even when it's not "open", it's frequently open. With the sunspots on the rise, so should the acti…

Firefighter Fatality Report issued by @USfire

December 16, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
http://bit.ly/2j6ir63
December 16, 2017 at 02:46PM

Firefighter Fatality Report issued by @USfire #OKfire
The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report, "Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2016," identifies and analyzes all on-duty U.S. firefighter fatalities that occurred last year to better understand their causes and how to prevent them. Eighty-nine…


Firefighter Fatality Report issued by @USfire #OKfire

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report, "Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2016," identifies and analyzes all on-duty U.S….

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Webinar: Sharing Lessons Learned from Recent Disasters

December 11, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
http://bit.ly/2l0WABh
December 11, 2017 at 02:00PM

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Webinar: Sharing Lessons Learned from Recent Disasters
On  Wednesday, December 13 , the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Individual and Community Preparedness Division (ICPD) invites you to a webinar featuring several Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) programs from Florida, Texas, and Califor…


Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Webinar: Sharing Lessons Learned from Recent Disasters

On Wednesday, December 13 , the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Individual and Community Preparedness Division (ICPD) invit…

November 29, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
http://bit.ly/2inPKom
November 29, 2017 at 04:18PM

#hamradio satellite lost in space. #ARRL


Amateur Radio-Carrying D-Star One CubeSat among Spacecraft Apparently Lost

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.

“Puerto Rico’s top emergency management official resigned on Friday

November 11, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
http://bit.ly/2AD1IyP
November 11, 2017 at 09:01AM

“Puerto Rico’s top emergency management official resigned on Friday.” http://bit.ly/2mj0ndE #MariaRecovery #IrmaRecovery


Puerto Rico emergency management chief resigns

Puerto Rico’s top emergency management official resigned on Friday.

APRS traffic returning to Puerto Rico

November 1, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
http://bit.ly/2iklc2M
November 01, 2017 at 01:09PM

APRS traffic returning to Puerto Rico #ARRL #hamradio
Slowly, resources on the Island are returning … but not near the level of the resources that were there prior to Maria. As the Oklahoma Section has been testing for months, the Oklahoma APRS Section net has a net on the Second Saturday of the Month. “ Her…


APRS traffic returning to Puerto Rico #ARRL #hamradio

Slowly, resources on the Island are returning … but not near the level of the resources that were there prior to Maria. As the Okla…