Missouri Section January 2019 Activity Report

It’s a new year and changes are coming. We wait to see the final copy of the ARES Strategic plan. Information obtained from the ARRL Board meeting minutes indicate that the requirements are changing from the original proposed plan. ICS 300 & 400 are optional and the costs related to taking the EmComm courses has …

Media Hit for Amateur Radio

Samantha Henley, KE0LMY, EC for Benton County, MO. has written and published an article about ARES and CERT. To read her article, click on Read More and click the link.  KE0LMY Article – CERT and ARES 73, Jeff Young, KB3HF Missouri Section EC

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 …