Tag: PARA

via the ARRL: Philippine Radio Amateurs Activate for Weather Emergencies

Philippines Amateur Radio Association’s (PARA) Ham Emergency Radio Operations (HERO) volunteers assisted with emergency communication support in the wake of two severe weather events. Tropical Storm Kai-tak — known locally as Urduja — hit first in the central Philippines on December 16, leaving nearly dozens dead and forcing others to evacuate. It was followed on […]

via the ARRL: Philippine Hams Team Up to Confront Back-to-Back Typhoons

Philippine Amateur Radio Association (PARA) Ham Emergency Radio Operations (HERO) network volunteers were ready for Super Typohoon Haima, which struck the northeastern Philippines on October 19 with winds peaking prior to landfall at more than 180 MPH — a category 5 storm. Roberto Vicencio, DU1VHY, reported that HERO had already activated its net on 7.110 […]

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