Rim Fire Update

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS: ARES / RACES Conclude Rim Fire Activation (Courtesy of ARRL Letter of 05 September 2013) Amateur Radio volunteers supporting the Red Cross and local government in the wake of the gigantic Rim Fire, in and near California’s … Continue reading

DMR and Mototrbo

Interesting read: MOTOTRBO (a.k.a. TRBO) is a Motorola Solutions branded DMR Radio. MOTOTRBO has a few more features than a standard DMR radio including IP Site Connect, which we use to network our repeaters in the USA, Germany, Australia, New … Continue reading

Rim Fire Info

ON August 19 2013 at 1700 HRS, WB6GGY Phil ( RACES radio officer) and NI6Z Carl (ARES Emergency Coordinator..) were alerted to the possible need for Amateur Radio assistance for what was now called the Rim Fire, ( after the … Continue reading

Scholarship Winner

06/21/2013 The ARRL Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the scholarship recipients for 2013 with 7 of those being California Residents.  One recipient was Joy Mellora, KI6AJC, of West Point CA in Calaveras County.   Congratulations!! … Continue reading