Missouri Section March Activity Report

As we continue our shelter-in-place for the pandemic, it is a good time to keep in contact with our friends by not only the internet but by joining the normal weekly and special nets being held on the repeaters. Many groups have started daily and weekly nets to keeps tabs on each other. Yesterday, I …

Net Manager Appointment

Missouri Section Manager Cecil Higgins, AC0HA, has appointed Bill Schrock, N0UMP, Net Manager for the Missouri Traffic Net and the Missouri Emergency Services Net (MESN) effective immediately. Both nets are held on 3963 kHz (80m) and with a backup of 7263 kHz (40m) depending on propagation. The Missouri Traffic Net meets daily at 1745 hours. …

Missouri Section February Activity Report

As I write this post, the news on the corona pandemic keeps getting worse. I urge everyone to take this situation seriously. Social distancing is the new term of the week and it’s worth practicing. If ARES is activated to help with the pandemic, follow all of the guidelines laid out by the medical personnel …

Missouri Section January Activity Report

Happy New Year to All. As we begin the new year, I want to thank all the membership for the hard work and service to our communities. The Amateur Radio Service is an important part of our emergency communications planning and also a great hobby. There are so many new methods of communication available to …