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WA7EMG:  Emergency Management Group

Submitted by Ron Zuber N4RDZ (past president of WSARC) on 6/26/2020
also posted to WSARC G Suite members group

WA7EMG:  Emergency Management Group – Washington Amateur Radio Club

The purpose of Emergency Management Group – Washington Amateur Radio Club (EMGWA-ARC) is to further the exchange of information and cooperation between members, to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism and individual operating efficiency, and to so conduct club programs and activities as to advance the general interest and welfare of Amateur Radio in the community.

EMGWA-ARC is affiliated with Emergency Management Group – Washington, a non-profit corporation. EMGWA ARC supports the purposes of Emergency Management Group – Washington; specifically by:

  • Providing amateur radio communications services to community festivals and special events;
  • Training amateur radio licensees in the specific communication needs of community festivals and special events;
  • Training amateur radio licensees in the communications protocols used for events managed under the National Incident […]
By |June 26th, 2020|Categories: Announcements, New|0 Comments

2020 Field Day From Your Home

I just dropped in three files to help folks operate this year’s Field Day. (See attachmets)  Chances are good you are doing that from Home this year.  That makes you either Class D – Home with commercial power (Seattle City Light) or Class E – Emergency Power – From a generator or your solar setup.   You are probably using 1 transmitter – so your report in Field Day would be “ONE DELTA” or “ONE ECHO”.   Check out the Field Day Rules here:

Check out where the bands are open to with this map for 6 meters:

Use the controls for HF and VHF maps as well as where the Grey Line is.

Call or write with any questions or comments and have a great Field Day 2020.

vy 73 de WR5J

Curt Black – West Seattle Amateur Radio Club

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By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: Announcements, New|0 Comments

2020 Field Day Updates

2020 Field Day Updates are posted at Club > Field Day

Posted June 11, 2020

ARRL Contest Program Issues Field Day 2020 FAQ

The ARRL Contest Program has released some Frequently Asked Questions related to the temporary rule waivers for Field Day. On May 28, the ARRL Programs and Services Committee (PSC) adopted these provisions only for the June 27 – 28, 2020, event: (1) Class D stations may work all other Field Day stations, including other Class D stations, for points, and (2) an aggregate club score will be published, which will be the sum of all individual entries that indicate a specific club. Contact the ARRL Contest Program with any questions related to Field Day 2020.

Q: Several of our club members are going to operate independently and wish to attribute their scores […]

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: Announcements, Events|0 Comments

SCAN: Greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network

Public Health Seattle & King County

Update 4/17/2020: 18 Days of Testing

Helping Public Health Leaders Track the Spread of Coronavirus

To slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), we need to learn more about it. That’s where you come in. SCAN is testing both healthy and sick people to understand how the virus is spreading in King County. The findings will help our partners, including Public Health – Seattle & King County, keep people informed and make the best possible, data-driven decisions to protect our community.

By |April 13th, 2020|Categories: Announcements, COVID-19|0 Comments

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