Missouri Section Activity Report – December 2016

The year 2016 has come and gone. Did you notice the extra second? I didn’t. ARES® activity in the Missouri Section continues to be strong. 1232 ARES Missouri Section members donated 33,733 manhours particpating in training, nets, public service and serving various agencies during emergencies. This is a great demonstration of the committment of the membership …

Missouri Amateur Radio Parity Act (MARPA)

By now you should have heard from the ARRL that the Amateur Radio Parity Act, the Federal version, did not get through the US Senate but was tabled as a result of one Senator, Bill Nelson (Democrat), of Florida.  This was the same Bill (HR-1301) that had received unanimous voice vote and passed without objection …

Missouri Section Activity Report – November 2016

Activity continues in the Section during the holiday months. It looks like everyone had a quiet November as far as incidents and it was a great Thanksgiving. As Santa approches and the possiblity of new radios under the tree exist, I want to remind everyone to look at the State Interoperatable Plan and be sure …