How do you get your alerts?

September 27, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
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September 27, 2017 at 10:00AM

How do you get your alerts? #Skywarn #WRN
Those that remember  CONELRAD , will remember the Civil Defense diamonds on the AM radio dial on the dashboard of the car delivered standard from Detroit.  From there, came the transistor radio and the cry from the Civil Defense group to have a battery-powe…


How do you get your alerts? #Skywarn #WRN

Those that remember CONELRAD , will remember the Civil Defense diamonds on the AM radio dial on the dashboard of the car delivered standar…

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What part of “Whole Community” are you?

September 6, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
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September 06, 2017 at 08:49AM

What part of "Whole Community" are you?
You saw the Tweet  that said " Hattiesburg church hosts tornado recovery town hall meeting" The tornado that struck that community last January is still producing recovery. If a #teamJesus group is hosting a meeting, there's other word to be done. Were th…


What part of "Whole Community" are you?

You saw the Tweet that said " Hattiesburg church hosts tornado recovery town hall meeting" The tornado that struck that community la…

Do you use Ten Meters?

August 30, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
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August 30, 2017 at 02:30PM

Do you use Ten Meters? #ARRL #hamradio #RSGB
Where is 10 meters open now? 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 …


Do you use Ten Meters? #ARRL #hamradio #RSGB

Where is 10 meters open now? Ten Meters is one of my favorite bands. Even when it's not "open", it's frequently open. With the suns…

Who is on FM Simplex?

August 23, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
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August 23, 2017 at 02:28PM

Who is on FM Simplex? #ARRL #hamradio
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). http://k...


Who is on FM Simplex? #ARRL #hamradio

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…

Where is 10 meters open now?

August 16, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
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August 16, 2017 at 02:26PM

Where is 10 meters open now? #ARRL #hamradio @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  t he  Daily Nets  yet? Nets listed there will help determine if the band is…


Where is 10 meters open now? #ARRL #hamradio @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 t…

Skywarn folks know the answer

August 2, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
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August 02, 2017 at 01:27PM

Skywarn folks know the answer
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, table…


Skywarn folks know the answer

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

Tour that Lugert Dam August 8

August 2, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
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August 02, 2017 at 11:46AM

Tour that Lugert Dam August 8 #AltusOK
“The Dam Tour!” Who:  Southwest Young Professionals (SYP) – all welcome, ages 21-45, residing in southwest Oklahoma, (civilians and military alike), with an interest to learn and network with like-minded young professionals! What:  Lugert-Altus Irrigation D…


Tour that Lugert Dam August 8 #AltusOK

“The Dam Tour!” Who: Southwest Young Professionals (SYP) – all welcome, ages 21-45, residing in southwest Oklahoma, (civilians and…

Christian hamradio nets

July 5, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
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July 05, 2017 at 03:56PM

Christian hamradio nets
It seems to me that Jesus would have been an amateur radio operator, though, realistically, He would not need a radio, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN, or Google+ technology to reach the hearts and minds of men. However, I'm a Christian ham … a member of the …


Christian hamradio nets

It seems to me that Jesus would have been an amateur radio operator, though, realistically, He would not need a radio, Twitter, Facebook,…

Here’s help for your APRS effort

July 5, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
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July 05, 2017 at 03:26PM

Here's help for your APRS effort
What’s the Automatic Packet Reporting System ? APRS is a computer-assisted (digital) mode of amateur radio communication. Accuracy is one advantage of this digital mode. Without the correct software (which is easy and, in most cases free, to get) the inform…


Here's help for your APRS effort

What’s the Automatic Packet Reporting System ? APRS is a computer-assisted (digital) mode of amateur radio communication. Accuracy i…

Do you monitor 146

June 7, 2017

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
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June 07, 2017 at 03:51PM

Do you monitor 146.52?
In a recent Amateur Radio Emergency Services Newsletter, this announcement appeared. Vermont Section Manager Paul Gayet, AA1SU, has announced a  2 Meter Vermont Simplex Frequency  to be used as a central gathering point for potential emergency/disaster resp…


Do you monitor 146.52?

In a recent Amateur Radio Emergency Services Newsletter, this announcement appeared. Vermont Section Manager Paul Gayet, AA1SU, has ann…