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ITU Director talks about disaster communications

ITU Director speaks about radio communications during disasters, but does not mention Amateur Radio … Why radiocommunications are so crucial for natural disaster management: Mario Maniewicz Advertisements

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FOR SALE: Yaesu 897 and MFJ-929 IntelliTuner

David Marotti <mspo307@yahoo.com> says: I have two items for sale (with 3 attached photos). FOR SALE: Yaesu 897 all band, all mode transceiver in excellent cosmetic and operating condition. And the MFJ-929 IntelliTuner, also in excellent condition. For both items, … Continue reading

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FOR SALE – VHF/UHF Mobile

Jetsam Model JT270M VHF/UHF Mobile rig with programming cable in box, with manual. Asking $65 Contact Tony  N2SIQ     201 232 2152  

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Are we ready for something like this?

Amateur radio prides itself on helping during emergencies … Larry WA2ALY sent along these links … we should look at these conditions and ask …  am I ready to do support work in these conditions? https://www.cbsnews.com/live-news/hurricane-dorian-update-bahamas-damage-florida-landfall-latest-track-path-models-forecast-2019-09-04/ https://www.cbsnews.com/video/neighborhoods-flattened-homes-shredded-in-the-bahamas-after-hurricane-dorian/  

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Digital Communications 75 years ago

Here is a nifty slow-motion video showing how DIGITAL communications was received 75 years ago … a truly ingenious mechanical invention and fabrication …  the Model 15 Teletype page printer! Remember, this device ran 7 times faster than the video … Continue reading

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Lightning Map

When we get a “thunder and lightning” storm in the area, it’s useful to be able to see where the lightning is hitting and how often … Here is a link to a web page that shows, in real time, … Continue reading

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Does your CW have rhythm ?

A couple of very old military training films — but the points they make are still just as valid for sending Morse Code today as they were back then … And here is a more modern one that, to my … Continue reading

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