This is an article by Ernie Cowan, who is a local spotter and a journalist. The focus is on our local group. Thanks Ernie! Click Here.
Great article in The Orange County Register recently. This ham radio operator could save your life one day
01/05/2018 (Reprinted from ARRL.org) Santa Barbara Amateur Radio Club (SBARC) members kept a close watch on the Thomas Fire after it broke out in early December. Using a variety of the club’s analog and digital Amateur Radio assets, radio operators…
12/11/2017 From ARRL.org The massive and barely contained Thomas Fire in Southern California has consumed more than 230,500 acres, and the emergency has caused residents in fire-threatened areas to evacuate. Amateur Radio volunteers remain active supporting communication for American Red…
A great read in USA Today on September 10th. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/09/10/during-hurricanes-emergency-officials-turn-ham-radio/651994001/
09/05/2017 Hurricane Irma, making its way through the Caribbean with the possibility of affecting South Florida by week’s end, has, in the words of the National Hurricane Center (NHC), become “an extremely dangerous category 5 hurricane.” The NHC urged that…
Reprinted from the ARRL website. http://www.arrl.org/news/spacecraft-probe-to-listen-for-arrl-field-day-signals 06/14/2017 The Enhanced Polar Outflow Probe (e-POP) onboard the Canadian CAScade Smallsat and Ionospheric Polar Explorer (CASSIOPE) satellite will again support Amateur Radio citizen science by listening for signals during ARRL Field Day, June 24-25….
SKYWARN Recognition Day was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service and the American Radio Relay League. It celebrates the contributions that SKYWARN volunteers make to the NWS mission, the protection of life and property. Amateur radio operators comprise…
Weather conditions can be unpredictable in the fall. A bright, beautiful afternoon can turn rainy and cold in minutes. And with days getting shorter, you could find yourself commuting to or from work in darkness. Back-to-school traffic Fall means back…
As we get into the hottest part of the year for us, check out the 6 steps to summer safety: http://www.noaa.gov/stories/6-steps-summer-safety Save