ARRL commends volunteers after Centennial Convention.


Volunteers thanked for “their devotion and service.”

Source: ARRL.

 

Following the successful ARRL Centennial Convention in Hartford, Connecticut, the ARRL Board of Directors commended the ARRL Headquarters staff and thanked the National Centennial Convention volunteers for “their devotion and service,” contributing to a “truly memorable celebration.”  You can download the complete report here:  http://www.arrl.org/attachements/view/News/75968.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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Ham radio organization to celebrate 100 years – Bristol Press


Ham radio organization to celebrate 100 years Bristol Press Official delegations of amateur radio enthusiasts from Great Britain, Japan, Italy, Germany and beyond will join ARRL members at the Convention Center July 17-20 to celebate their 100th…

Source: bristolpress.com

A nice, fact-filled article from “The Bristol Press” about the ARRL Centennial Celebration to be held in Newington, Connecticut from 17-20 July 2014.  Visitors from 34 countries are expected to tour ARRL Headquarters and spend time at  the 2-day “flea market” and equipment displays in the Convention Center.  The event also features forums, workshops, and guest speakers.  The Centennial Banquet is set for Friday evening (18 July 2014), with FEMA administrator Craig Fulgate as the guest speaker.  Also, there will be testing for those seeking an amateur radio license.  For details, call ARRL at (860)-594-0200.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

Amateur Radio Group Plans Demonstration – Voices News


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Amateur Radio Group Plans Demonstration Voices News REDDING — The Candelwood Amateur Radio Association will set up a field day site to demonstrate emergency communications capabilities from noon Saturday, June 28 to noon Sunday, June 29 at Putnam…

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

Over 35,000 amateur radio operators participated in last year’s ARRL Field Day communications exercise.  Hundreds of clubs, such as the Candlewood Amateur Radio Association in Connecticut, will set up field day sites on 28 and 29 June to test their emergency communications capabilities.  Most stations will be off grid, using battery power, generator power, and even solar power to get messages through.  Field Day is a public event, where residents, political leaders, and first responders can gain an understanding of the role amateur radio operators play in providing emergency communications in time of natural or man-made disasters.  If you’re visiting Connecticut on the last full weekend in June, be sure to drop by the field day site of the Candlewood Amateur Radio Association.  You can find it at Putnam Park.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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