Tag: Montana

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1073

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1073 Release Date: September 21, 2019 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:05:43 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1073 Trending headlines […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1060

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1060Release Date: June 22, 2019 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored Rich Lawrence KB2MOB, Will Rogers K5WLR, Don Hulick K2ATJ, George Bowen W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen KC2VWX. Produced and edited by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:14:25 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1060 Trending headlines […]

via the ARRL: Educator, Author, Contester Fred Cady, KE7X, SK

Fred Cady, KE7X, of Bozeman, Montana, died on May 16. An ARRL Life Member, he turned 77 earlier this month. Cady was a professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at Montana State University. He coauthored The Successful Ham Radio Operator’s Handbook with Vic DiCiccio, VE3YT. Cady also wrote several manuals on how to use Elecraft equipment. Licensed […]

via the ARRL: Montana ARES Group Activated in Advance of Anticipated Flooding

The Billings, Montana, Director of Emergency Services has activated the Yellowstone County Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) group (YARES) to support radio communication for sand bagging stations and for possible river-level spotters over the next 5 days. The call came in advance of an anticipated significant flood event — “possibly the largest ever recorded,” Yellowstone […]

Emergency services a challenge in Mineral County (Montana)

Providing emergency services in small rural areas like Mineral County can be challenging due to the lack of volunteers and other resources needed. However, the Local Emergency Planning Committee, headed by George Gupton, and the LEPC Subcommittee on Communications is aiming to help overcome some of these challenges. Creating better lines of communication between emergency […]