New Section Manager for Oregon

ARRL Field Organization announced today, that only one candidate filed for the Oregon Section Manager position.  David Michael Kidd, KA7OZO is declared the new Section Manager for Oregon, beginning July 1, 2018. David takes over from retiring John Core, KX7YT. Congratulations David and John thank you for your service to the State of Oregon and the

Go Kit Checklist – Everyday Carry

Go Kit Checklist for your Everyday Carry Kit A checklist like this is a good idea   Make / Model of Radio _______________________________________ You HT Go-Kit might contain: [  ]   Manual, or Cheat Sheets for radio(s) [  ]   1/4 wave Whip Antenna/Counterpoise [  ]   Aftermarket External Antenna (Roll-Up J- Pole or other) [  ]   Method


Changelog for 24,25 Feb 2018 website updates SoundModem-Installation-rev-4.pdf fixed error KD7LBM reported Winlink Digital Messaging for ARES PowerPoint   Updated Powerpoint from KE7GXC Winlink 2000 Digital Messaging for ARES CARES-Winlink-101.SPJ.19-Feb-2018.pptx Hamnet-Mesh-Presentation Feb 2018    Updated Powerpoint from KE7GXC HAMNET Mesh Presentation Feb 2018 HAMNET-Mesh-Presentation.SPJ.14-Feb-2018.pptx Get your maidenhead GRID SQUARE n0zed Brought old post back out front. 

South County Subunit of CARES Connectivity Exercise

On 18 November The South County Subunit of CARES invites everybody to join in for a 6M & 10M FM mode Connectivity Exercise  from 0900 to 1100. The purpose of this exercise is to encourage SOCO and CARES members to begin using these bands for local voice communications. Those wishing to be involved will be

Oregon’s New Distracted Driving Law

OREGON HOUSE BILL 2597 DISTRACTED DRIVING FACT SHEET THE PURPOSE OF THE LAW: Focus on driving and put away the distractions. IMPORTANT DATES: Sunday, October 1, 2017: is when the law goes into effect. January 1, 2018: is when the court has the option to waive the fine for first-time offenders who attend a Distracted