A few web sites related to Community Emergency Response teams in the local area. Portland NET (Neighborhood Emergency Teams) Beaverton CERT Beaverton CERT Radio Eugene/Springfield CERT Tigard Oregon Lake Oswego Clackamas County CERT Coordinating Council
Alan Applegate has a great website on Mobile and portable operation. Another good site about mobile installation is at Ham Radio School
As of October 1, more than 350 US stations had signed up to take part in the 2015 Jamboree On The Air (JOTA). The 58th annual event takes place October 16-18, and JOTA organizers are urging all who plan to participate to register, so they can provide a list of participating stations and their locations. […]
November 1 is the deadline for schools to apply for 2016 ARRL Education & Technology Program ( ETP) grants. The ETP offers two types of grants. School Station Grants are awarded to schools providing a plan to use Amateur Radio as part of an enrichment program and/or as part of in-classroom learning. ETP Progress Grants […]
On behalf of the League, ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, has congratulated the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) on the 50th anniversary of its founding by Jerry Murphy, K8YUW. “Thanks to the efforts of the Net’s dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers across 5 decades, Amateur Radio has played a key role in helping protect the lives of […]
Cert training materials can be found at the fema website. They have all the manuals and PowerPoint presentations.
Coastal residents of Mexico and southwestern US are watching the development of a second hurricane in the Eastern Pacific. Tropical Storm Blanca formed today east of Cat 4 Hurricane Andres. TS Blanca will be a major hurricane in the coming hours and track northwest along the coast of Mexico. Let’s keep our radio equipment ready […]
Texas, Oklahoma Ham Volunteers Stand Down Following Spate of Severe Weather Severe storms and flooding in Texas and Oklahoma that extended beyond the Memorial Day holiday weekend kept ARES and SKYWARN volunteers busy or on alert through the rest of May, which now is being crowned as the wettest month on record in both states. […]
Is having their Annual Ham Fair on 22 August 2015. It will be a the Salmon Creek American Legion. For more info please check out their web site. a map to the event can be found here.
Ham Radio Video If you like ham radio videos try Ham Nation. Bob Heil (K9EID, Heil Sound) has put together a great team of talent to make video news and information about ham radio. With the support of Leo Laporte (W6TWT) at TWit.tv they have made a wonderful ham video site. From TWit.tv/wiki Ham Nation […]