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Lloyd Colston
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Christian, married, amateur radio operator is a member of the American Radio Relay League and Quarter Century Wireless Association. I am an emergency manager with an interest in Social Media. Comments do not reflect those of employer.
Christian, married, amateur radio operator is a member of the American Radio Relay League and Quarter Century Wireless Association. I am an emergency manager with an interest in Social Media. Comments do not reflect those of employer.

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Calling the MAYDAYl
It's the OFFICIAL emergency call ... "MAYDAY MAYDAY MAYDAY this is YOURCALL YOURCALL YOURCALL OVER" or on CW "SOS SOS SOS de yourcall yourcall yourcall K" That's not taught much anymore but it should be.  Another blog discussed it. First, receiving the call...
Calling the MAYDAYl
Calling the MAYDAYl
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Being Storm Ready in a Weather Ready Nation
By this time, Oklahoma weather has produced a tornado warning or 15. Are you just now getting ready?  Weather Ready Nation participants know how to get ready.  Skywarn volunteers have been preparing in the "off-season" for "show time" If you're reading this...

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Green Country Hamfest coming soon
Oklahoma's Largest & Most Attended Hamfest!!!   2018 Green Country Hamfest -  April 13th  & 14th in Claremore, Oklahoma. Only 30 minutes from Tulsa!  Claremore Expo,  400 Veterans Parkway, Claremore, OK, 74017   MAP:  https://goo.gl/maps/X9kEa Talk-in on: 1...

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Sound the Alarm with @RedCrossOK #volunteer
This spring, join fellow Red Cross volunteers in more than 100 communities across the country as we launch Sound the Alarm, a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events to help save lives. Did you know that the American Red Cross respond...

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What does the League do for #hamradio?
Has the  American Radio Relay League  done stuff you don't agree should have been done? Probably everyone will answer that question with  YES! However, the ARRL remains the only truly active voice for amateur radio operators in the United States. Please ask...

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Hamvention HO!!!!
Who's going to Hamvention ? With retirement comes adventure.  The wife has agreed to join me on a road trip to the Buckeye State.  One can follow along on APRS , Echolink, IRLP, and Allstar.  Tune to the South Coast Amateur Radio Service resources. If anyon...

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When too much is too much
Back in the day, there was ONE repeater in an area supported by ONE club.  When one wished to know something, one listened to the one repeater and the club covered the meetings, social and otherwise. Now there are over a dozen repeaters in a 25-mile radius ...

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Falling League Membership @KB6NU
At his popular blog , KB6NU made a good point about the need of elmers in amateur radio. While that's true, the League also needs to enhance membership and elmers too.  There's a problem with folks thinking the League is only QST.  It's not. Enhancing the m...

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