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MARS Announces Schedule of Dates for 60-Meter Interoperability

UPDATE EFFECTIVE 07-APRIL-2021 The first Thursday, Friday and Saturday of each month will be the 60M Interop Exercise at 1200 and 2000 on CH-1. OVERVIEW The Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) has announced dates in 2021 during which MARS members will operate on 60 meters for interoperability with the amateur radio community. Some dates coincide […]

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When the Internet and Cell Phone Networks Go Down

By  Marcia Wendorf    March 09, 2020 When the Internet and Cell Phone Networks Go Down, Amateur Radio Operators Step Up Preppers have been saying it for years: amateur radio might soon be your only way to communicate. The Northshore School District, which serves 22,000 students in the Seattle area, announced that they are closing all of their 36 schools due to […]