Tag: radio

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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Jul 01

Wanted: Help Repairing Tube-Era Radios

Seeking help in repair of tube-era radios, including ham gear, early entertainment radios, vintage audio equipment, etc. Flexible part-time basis. One person to be a an experienced vintage electronics tech, preferably a ham.  Another person meed not have any experience with tube equipment, but who has a strong demonstrated interest in electronics, preferably a ham, …

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Jun 25

Amateur Radio Test Session Results – W6TRW Swap Meet – 25 June 2016

Report from Dieter Stussy, KD6LVW 4 examiners (remaining for the entire session) and 6 candidates dared to appear. One additional examiner helped the candidates check in, then ran off to “Field Day.” Our new NGRC/W6TRW liaison is not [currently] an examiner. Results per class:  2 techs, 2 generals, and 2 failures. Per elements:  5 passed …

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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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