Great articles in June 2017 QST magazine

There are three great articles in June 2017 QST magazine (yea, I’m a bit behind on my reading): — Pg 9 editorial fighting the last war — Pg 13 FEMA representative Laura Goudreau KG7BQR. BTW, she spoke at the ARES meeting at SeaPac. — Pg 36 AREDN network Steve KE7GXC


  Amateur Radio Emergency Services (CARES) S.E.T. Operations Order “SOCO SET” 06 / 17 / 17 Prepared by: J.R. Wheeler – KD7LBM Assistant Emergency Coordinator (ARES) Clackamas County, OR Purpose The purpose of this SET is to provide members of the South Clackamas County Amateur Radio Emergency Service Sub-unit an opportunity to practice deploying and

The GMO Pineapple SET UpDate

The GMO Pineapple SET UpDate The First statewide SET for OREGON ARES/RACES for 2017 Was on April 22nd, 2017    0900 – 1300 Update: Clackamas Co ARES participated in the Spring 2017 S.E.T. with 39 personnel activating the EOC ham facility and four field sites during the 4.5 hrs of operation that met all stated goals and

Recommended upgrade of Winlink

Recommended upgrade of Winlink Version 1.5.3  DOES seem to correct those nasty problems we all noted when there was not internet connected From Winlink Programs Group › Winlink Express version released post by W4PHS     May 4, 2017 Winlink Express version has been released.  You can get the update using the normal auto update procedure.

Boynton Standpipe Repeater

Time to re-visit CARES Boynton Standpipe Repeater in Oregon City. The Boynton Standpipe is a 2M water tank in hilltop Oregon City. This repeater is set up on 442.075 Mhz +5.0 Mhz offset and a decode / encode tone 103.5 Hz A view from the WEST, that thing is 162 feet tall The tall to the left is our’s the only VHF