HAMS Help Celebrate the Centennial Of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve August 27th 2016..

As part of the National Parks on the Air Amateur Radio will be present at the centennial party of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas on August 27 2016.  This is part of the celebration of Aug 22 -27 Founders Week  portion of the event

http://www.arrl.org/news/amateur-radio-helping-to-celebrate-national-park-service-founders-week

http://www.emporiagazette.com/news/article_fe2392aa-a173-5693-a791-eac69d1034e3.html

NATIONAL PARKS ON THE AIR FOUNDERS DAY AUGUST 25 2016..

August 25th 1916 was the day the US National Parks Service was created. There will be many celebrations at sites throughout the US.  This is a noteworthy day as part of the ARRL  National Parks on the Air program.

http://sciencenetlinks.com/daily-content/8/25/

http://www.arrl.org/news/amateur-radio-helping-to-celebrate-national-park-service-founders-week

7060 KHz in Use By Italian ARES August 24 2016..UPDATED AUGUST 25 0700..

UPDATED AUGUST 25 2016.  Additional frequencies added

http://www.arrl.org/news/view/amateur-radio-volunteers-assisting-in-italian-earthquake-response

Italian ARES units are using 7060 KHz as they respond to the earthquake. Given the current propagation conditions it may be best to ensure ANY frequency you use is clear using the normal courtesies.  Your usual cooperation is appreciated.