Tag: rescue

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #980

This Week in Amateur Radio #980 Week of December 9, 2017 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. Decemner 09, 2017. This weeks edition is anchored by, Andre Wald, KC0MMY, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by […]

via the ARRL: Report from India: Ham Radio Aids Rescue of Two Fishermen

According to a December 6 report in the Deccan Chronicle newspaper in India, members of the Ham Radio and Emergency Communication Society in Idukki assisted in the rescue of two fishermen, identified only as Maniyan and Anil from Veli. They had been stranded in the Indian Ocean for 2 days as a result of Cyclone […]

Amateur radio recognized in Norwegian resource register

Norway’s national amateur radio society NRRL report they are now recorded in the Common Resource Register used by the main rescue centers and the police A Google English translation of the NRRL report reads: BarentsWatch has developed a common resource register, which is used by, among others, the main rescue centers and the police for […]

Pacific Seafarer’s Net Assists in Maritime Rescue of Sailors on Sinking Sailboat

The Pacific Seafarer’s Net relayed a call for help and contacted the US Coast Guard on September 28, after the SV Rafiki began taking on water some 230 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska. At approximately 0300 UTC, Charles Houlihan, KD6SPJ, a net relay station, received the distress call from the sailboat’s caption. Houlihan, who […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #911

Week of August 13, 2016 This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Download Here: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR911aHAM Here are the stories making news … This Week in Amateur Radio: 2017 Dayton Hamvention chairman feels hams will be impressed with new location in Xenia, OH RSGB unhappy with regulators’ allocations at 5GHz FCC “Symbol Rate” […]

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