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

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Ham Radio 360: FRP #6

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Oregon’s New Distracted Driving Law

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Boynton repeater inspection & upgrades UPDATE

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