Tag: emergency

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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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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Jun 21

Information on W6TRW Field Day

Hi, all – It’s summertime, and the annual ARRL Field Day is here again!  Please join us on 27-28 June at Friendship Park in San Pedro.  There will be lots of opportunities to learn about radio technology and radio operation firsthand, and to get on the air!  It’s also a great time to meet the …

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May 28

W6TRW Field Day June 27-28

The W6TRW Amateur Radio Club returns this year to Deane Dana Friendship Park in San Pedro for Field Day. Since the first ARRL Field Day in 1933, radio amateurs throughout North America have practiced the rapid deployment of radio communications equipment in environments ranging from operations under tents in remote areas to operations inside Emergency Operations Centers …

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