Tag: communications

Feb 24

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday March 13, 2018

W6TRW General Meeting March 13, 2018 Tuesday Roundtable Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance  Guest Speaker:  Duane Park, N6DSP “Baker To Vegas Volunteer Briefing” The largest police foot pursuit in the world, the Baker to Vegas run is where police organizations form relay teams to run the 120 mile course, in 20 stages from Baker, CA …

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Feb 09

NBC News Report Says Hams “Could Save Our Lives” in a Disaster

  A team from NBC News’ digital news unit Left Field was in Hawaii to visit with some radio amateurs to produce a report when the false nuclear missile alert happened on January 13. Left Field’s report points out how much we rely on cell phones and 21st-century technology…and what we would do if these …

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Jan 05

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday January 10, 2017

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday January 10, 2017 Roundtable Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance Tuesday, Jan. 10th 2017 at 5:30 pm Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department & County Communications With 38 years of law enforcement experience with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), Division Chief of Special Operations Division, Scott Edson, W6EDS (“my initials backward are EDS.”) is …

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Sep 23

Club Meeting Tuesday October 13 – Duane Mariotti, WB9RER – The Future of Emergency Communications

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 5:30 PM Round Table Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance   In less than 20 years, cell phones have gone from a basic communications device to a handheld multi-functional communicator. Significant funding has supported statewide integrated two way voice and data radio systems. Does amateur radio have a role with the new …

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Sep 22

Hamcon 2015 Communication Vehicle Display Photos

On Saturday, September 14, 2015, three mobile communications vehicles were on display at the ARRL Southwestern Division Convention. The W6TRW Amateur Radio Club communications truck was shown by several members of the club. The Los Angeles County Sheriff had a communications truck and did recruiting for the Disaster Communications Service (LA-DCS). The LA County DCS …

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Sep 09

Volunteers Wanted: W6TRW Comm Truck at ARRL Convention September 12

The ARRL Southwestern Division Convention – HAMCON 2015 – will take place on September 11-13 at the Torrance Marriott Hotel. You do not need to be an ARRL member to attend. You’ll find all kinds of great stuff going on at the convention including ham radio manufacturers and vendors with deals on their goods, exhibits, …

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