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Zoom Meerting

ARES Zoom meeting

REMINDER      REMINDER       REMINDER       REMINDER       REMINDER Hello Everyone! We were initially planning on holding this ARES meeting with just ARES DEC’s. EC’s and ARES members.  Last evening we learned that many folks were…

Zoom Meerting

Thursday Zoom Session

Hello Everyone,   I tried hard to find us a speaker for this evening’s meeting.  I received promises for future programs, but no availability for this evening.  We should have a lively discussion as we always do and I know…

Winlink Training Oct 7th at 7pm

Please notice that the Zoom link will be available for check in at 7 p.m. CDT for those folks who wish to participate in some Winlink training.  Our regular Zoom meeting starts at 8 p.m. See you there! 73, Dale…

October 7th Section Rountable

Another very busy week with the usual therapy, doctor appointments, etc.  I’m hoping things will slow down.  I was supposed to be gone for this week’s Zoom meeting and next week on my annual fall trout fishing trip.  Unfortunately, my son-in-law…

AUXCOMM

Folks, This is a very important presentation on AUXCOM and how it interfaces with ARES, RACES, REACT, etc.  There is so much mis-information out there on what’s what!  The Q&A session after the formal presentation is very illuminating. I find…

ARRL Responds to Story of Radio Amateur Told to Remove His Antenna

09/02/2021 ARRL has responded to an Orlando, Florida, news story on August 23, 2021 by WFTV Channel 9 alleging a radio amateur was told to remove his antenna by the management of his subdivision following a complaint made by a…

Tropical Storm Coming

A tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico has a predicted strong possibility of impacting somewhere along the Texas – Louisiana coast, unless it turns from its currently predicted path. The current Red Cross update appears at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWcas1uNaV8 If you…

Haiti Earthquake

Based on United States Geological Survey (USGS) data, at 12:29 UTC today, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti at a location 12 km NE of Saint-Louis du Sud and 33 km ENE of Les Cayes, Haiti. More precisely, the originating…

RATPAC live weekly presentations

Radio Amateur Training Planning and Activities Committee (RATPAC) comprises ARRL section managers, appointed field leadership, and membership. Together, we host nationwide Amateur Radio Zoom presentations twice-a-week, Wednesdays on general radio topics and Thursdays on amateur radio emergency communications. The topics…

Learn Morse Code

Attention HAMS that want to learn International Morse Code! We will have a class on August 23rd, which is a Monday night, at the Abilene Mall Library at 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The class will meet every Monday night…