Members of the W0VFW ham club and 52 Crew members gathered to install a new GP9 antenna atop the VFW Post 3115.
Participated today in the AmRRon FTX 4 exercise using JS8Call program. JS8Call is software using the JS8 Digital Mode providing weak signal keyboard to keyboard messaging to Amateur Radio Operators. Here was the scenario: The 2020 Presidential election has been one of the most (if not the most) divisive elections in U.S. history. No matter […]
The SATERN International 20 meter Phone Net for Hurricane Delta was activated Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. Hurricane Delta made landfall in Mexico Wednesday as an extremely dangerous Category 2 storm, coming ashore near Puerto Morelos along the northeastern coast of Yucatan Peninsula. It is later expected to arrive near the Louisiana Coast about 4 pm […]
On October 3, 2020, Johnson County ARES, Johnson County Emergency Communications Service (ECS) (the County RACES organization) and the Kansas/Western Missouri Division of SATERN participated cooperatively in the Simulated Emergency Test (SET) with a common exercise plan. Due to Covid-19, participants this year will mostly be operating from their homes rather than being deployed to […]
Part 1 of the Ham Radio Crash Course BaoFeng UV5R and Family radio tutorial on setting and programming. A low cost radio to add your preps is the Baofeng family of radios. I have several of these including the UV5R, BF-F8HP, and UV-82. The low cost UV5R is probably one of the most popular in […]
Every Saturday @ 9:00 p.m. Simplex Frequency 146.420 Mhz All licensed radio operators are invited to check in and join the conversation. Unlicensed Operators Can Check in on Channel 3 on FRS, MURS and CB Radio Our main focus is emergency preparedness and emergency communications, but other topics may also be covered. Staying informed helps […]