Anytone Radios with PCRC Code Plug

We have many users with Anytone HT’s that are using the code plug put together by W0DFU. With this code plug we have mapped certain radio functions to the customizable buttons on the radio. This has caused some confusion for a few folks who do not program their radios or interact with the code plug…

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Winter Field Day 2020

Winter field day was a blast this year. Thanks to our host W0MIL and all of those who participated. It was a great learning weekend for all of us. We also had our newest General KE0KOO learning the ways of HF. We had our newest extra testing a home made yagi. We had our host…

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ARES Go Bags

There’s been a lot of talk about Go Bags or Go Kits with the recent events in Fairplay. There were multiple highway closures during a recent snow storm that stranded a lot of commuters in Fairplay which heavily taxed local resources. Our ARES R2D3 Assistant Coordinator KE0KOO had done some followup research and dug up…

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Matchbox Endfed Antenna

I have been experimenting with a matchbox end fed antenna that I got from nelson_antennas on ebay. He makes them and sells them on ebay. Here’s a link to his page https://www.ebay.com/usr/nelson_antennas   I have had great luck with this little guy. I was able to hear Australia last night with a Yaesu 450 and a lazy…

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FLUME ARTICLE Submitted by EC Dan Kern W0DFU July 2017

One of ham radio’s proudest traditions is public service. Right here in Park County the tradition continues, these communication resources are still available. Through out radio history, time after time in natural and man-made disasters when normal communications unavailable, hams are here to provide needed emergency communications to connect the impacted areas to the rest…

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National Response Framework (3/11/08)

The National Response Framework was approved 1/22/08, and will supercede the National Response Plan effective 3/22/08. There is a website for the National Response Framework at http://www.fema.gov/nrf/ which contains information regarding what has changed, as well as the core document, Annexes, Reference Information, and Training information. The new introductory training for the National Response Framework is IS-800.B National…

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