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Amateur Radio’s Force of Fifty Answers the Red Cross Call in Puerto Rico

Fifty of the nation’s most accomplished Amateur Radio operators responded within 24 hours to the call of the American Red Cross to deploy to Puerto Rico and provide emergency communications. At the behest of Red Cross, ARRL rallied the US Amateur Radio community to provide up to 25 two-person teams of highly qualified hams. The group’s principal mission will be to move health-and-welfare information…

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Caribbean Emergency Weather Net Requests Clear Frequency

09/20/2017

The Caribbean Emergency Weather Net (CEWN) has been providing round-the-clock coverage during the passage of Hurricane Maria and in the storm’s immediate wake on 7.188 and 3.815 MHz and is requesting a clear frequency. The CEWN is continuing to handle health-and-welfare traffic in and out…

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PLEASE don't let your guard down.

Since 1851 there have been eight Category 4 or Category 5 Hurricanes to hit the Southern Florida Section. PLEASE don’t let your guard down.

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Vero Beach ARC designated as a Special Service Club

Vero Beach ARC gets Certificate & Banner

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remember the sacrifice of Herbert Engelman, KD4OZY

Today is the 25th anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Andrew in
south Dade County. I was working for the Florida Forest Service and
spent many months assisting to restore the State communications
infrastructure in that devastated area. I had the opportunity to work
with many dedicated communications professionals…

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