Category «Misc.»

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 …

Mass Care Exercise – August 24, 2016

John Howard, K0VET has submitted an After Action Report on the MESN participation in the Mass Care Exercise held on August 24, 2016. Click on this link to view the report – MASS CARE EXERCISE AFTER ACTION RPT AUG 24 2016

Dave Colvett, K4WWV – SK

It is with sadness that I wish to note that Dave Colvett, K4WWV, District E DEC has passed suddenly Saturday. Dave’s obituary is below. DAVID PITTMAN COLVETT, age 63, a resident of Bertrand, died Saturday, May 7, 2016, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at …

Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator News

Dennis Gedeon, KB0NHW, notified me that he is resigning his position as ASEC for the Missouri Section, effective July 31st. Dennis recently retired from FEMA and is now planning to move to Idaho for his retirement. Dennis served many years as SEC and ASEC for the Missouri Section. I appreciate the assistance that Dennis provided …