10 Nov '12, 11pm

Amateur-Radio Emergency Services and Disasters #ARRL #hamradio

The second morning after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast seems like a good time for Electronic Design readers to think about ham radio and emergency response issues. I got involved in these issues myself when my neighbor, Dave, told me about his experiences after the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989. Dave’s a lawyer, so he was down at the Courthouse when the quake struck. At the time, the courthouse and the police station were co-located. The police station had (still has) a ham radio station (HF, VHF, UHF) on the premises. Those were both good things, because what there was of a public safety communications structure in Northern California came down with the quake, and for all anybody knew, so had the overpasses on 101 and I-280, the main north-south corridors. (They hadn’t, but were rumored to.) For the first long hours, the mayor and the police and fire chiefs had no i...

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"Ham radio in the 21st century" #ARRL #hamradio

"Ham radio in the 21st century" #ARRL #hamradio

edn.com 11 Nov '12, 2pm

Many of today’s experienced engineers got their start in electronics through amateur, or “ham,” radio. (Many theories exis...

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electronicdesign.com 31 Oct '12, 4am

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edn.com 11 Nov '12, 12am

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Hurricane Sandy’s Radio Days

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spectrum.ieee.org 13 Nov '12, 11am

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