OK Grant Will Fund Amateur Radio-Based SKYWARN Location-Tracking System: – eHam.net


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OK Grant Will Fund Amateur Radio-Based SKYWARN Location-Tracking System: eHam.net Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, Emergency Management (OCEM) has been awarded a grant of nearly $3700 from Operation Round Up and the ECE Foundation…

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

Another example of public safety and amateur radio cooperation.  According to ARRL Oklahoma Section Emergency Coordinator Mark Conklin (N7XYO), the funds will allow for the installation of an Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) 1 gate, several APRS digipeaters, and several portable APRS beacons.”  The equipment will be used by SKYWARN Storm Trackers, many of whom are licensed Amateur Radio operators.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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