Via the ARRL: Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network Employed to Monitor California Wildfires

Two separate groups took advantage of the Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN) to monitor wildfires in California.

The Mariposa Area Amateur Radio Organization (MAARO) used the Amateur Radio mesh to stream — via microwave — video from the Briceburg Fire near Yosemite National Park.

The Pleasant Valley Amateur Radio Club (PVARC) employed the AREDN mesh to stream video from the Saddle Ridge Fire near Los Angeles from a repeater site overlooking San Fernando Valley.

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/amateur-radio-emergency-data-network-employed-to-monitor-california-wildfires