Amateur Radio Operators Assist During South African Fire Disaster……

Devastating fires hit South Africa’s Cape region in early June. When all communications failed amateur radio operators went into action. The fire resulted in multiple fatalities and the loss of a large number of buildings.  For more information go to

http://www.arrl.org/news/amateur-radio-mesh-network-brought-into-mix-as-volunteers-assist-in-south-african-fire-disaster

 

Seattle Area Media with Positive Article on Upcoming 2017 Field Day..

The Renton (Washington)  Emergency Communication Service  will be participating in the 2017 Field Day. Their event will take place at a fire station in Renton, will be open to the public, and tours will be available. For more information go to    http://www.rentonecs.net/

or    http://www.rentonreporter.com/news/amateur-radio-operators-test-emergency-communications-in-24-hour-event/