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Latest Amateur radio emergency communications Stories

2011-06-22 08:00:00

NEWINGTON, Conn., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 35,000 Amateur Radio operators will be testing their emergency capabilities this weekend by setting up temporary radio stations in public parks, fields and unusual locations. Showing the newest digital and satellite capabilities, voice communications and even historical Morse code, "hams" across the USA will be holding public demonstrations of emergency communications abilities. When the internet, cell phones and other forms of...

2010-09-09 08:00:00

NEWINGTON, Conn., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Amateur Radio Emergency Service(® )(ARES) is celebrating its 75th anniversary. This program of the ARRL - the national association for Amateur Radio - provides the "ham radio" emergency communications for agencies such as the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, countless Emergency Operations Centers, National Weather Service and other organizations. Each year their specially trained radio communications volunteers...

2010-06-16 09:10:00

NEWINGTON, Conn., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amateur Radio activities are growing and thousands of radio operators, often called "hams," will be showing off their capabilities June 26-27. Erecting radio stations at community parks, campgrounds, schools and emergency centers around the country, they will hold a "Field Day" showing their emergency communications capabilities while having fun talking and texting to friends with their radios. Far from fading in the age of cell...

2009-10-09 19:37:00

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --On August 10, 2009, Amerco Real Estate Company (AREC), the owner of the U-Haul Center of Coralville located at 2601 2nd St/HWY 6 W, submitted a sustainability-improvement proposal to the City of Coralville. To date, the City of Coralville has not responded. The proposal submitted to the city of Coralville included ways to: Increase sustainability by reducing the facility's carbon footprint. Enhance the appearance of the U-Haul Center...

2009-06-29 04:30:00

TAIPEI, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - One of Taiwan's Leading System Integrators Benefits From Radware's Alteon Acquisition Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), the leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, announced today that the integration of Alteon has been moving forward smoothly and many of the recruited Alteon's partners have demonstrated their confidence for the acquisition and are seamlessly migrating to the new...

2009-06-15 11:39:00

NEWINGTON, Conn., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Amateur Radio operators, often called "hams," will be showing off their wireless capabilities June 27-28. Erecting radio stations in community parks, campgrounds, schools and emergency centers throughout the country, they will hold a "Field Day" and show their emergency communications abilities while having fun talking to friends all over the continent with their radios. (Photo:...


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