Tag: New Mexico

FEMA Region VI to Conduct Communication Test on 60 Meters

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region VI will conduct a communication test on June 3, from 1300 until 2359 UTC. Region VI consists of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. The intent of the test is to complete system checks prior to the “Vigilant Guard” exercise that will take place this summer. Set for […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #935

This Week in Amateur Radio #935 DOWNLOAD HERE: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR935HAM Running Time: 1:11:45 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for combined Editions #935 with a release and air date of Saturday, January 28, 2017.This weeks edition is anchored by Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, […]

ARRL: Dog Head Fire Largely Contained, ARES Teams Expected to Stand Down in a Few Days

With New Mexico’s Dog Head Fire nearly two-thirds contained, all evacuation orders and advisories for Bernalillo and Torrance counties lifted, the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) activation for the fire emergency is drawing to a close. Evacuees now are being allowed to re-enter the affected area in small groups with law enforcement oversight. ARRL New […]

ARES Springs into Action to Assist in New Mexico Wildfire Emergency

Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) volunteers in New Mexico are responding to the Dog Head fire, which is affecting Torrance and Bernalillo counties, according to ARRL New Mexico Section Emergency Coordinator Bill Mader, K8TE. Mandatory evacuations have been under way in both counties. The fire has claimed 24 homes and 21 “other minor structures,” fire […]

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