Alaska Repeater Coordination Website
December 2, 2002
The Alaska Amateur Radio Repeater
Coordination Website is now on-line and ready for use. This website will
provide repeater owners and trustees an easy way to keep their coordination
current. The site also offers a list of coordinated
repeaters for viewing, as well as a printable
Alaska CW Net Update
November 27, 2002
ACWN operations continue on 3534kHz and 7042kHz. Please note the 80m frequency
change due to local interference. AL7N has provided an update on ACWN operations and invites interested stations
to check in. The ACWN Mission Statement is also
available for download in Microsoft Word format.
November Anchorage ARES Newsletter
November 8, 2002
The November edition of ARES Alert is available
for download in Microsoft Word format. Included are reports on the October
Anchorage EOC orientation and upcoming ARES training sessions.
ARRL Emergency Communications Course Registration
October 30, 2002
Registration opens Tuesday, November 5, at 4 PM Eastern Time (2100 UTC)
for the ARRL
Level I Emergency Communications course (EC-001). Registration remains
open through the November 9-10 weekend or until all available seats have
been filled--whichever comes first. Class begins Tuesday, November 19. Thanks
to the federal homeland security grant from the Corporation for National
and Community Service, the $45 registration fee paid upon enrollment will
be reimbursed after successful completion of the course. You need not hold
an ARRL Field Organization appointment to enroll in this course.
October Anchorage ARES Newsletter
October 11, 2002
The October edition of ARES Alert is available
for download in Microsoft Word format. This month's features include reports
on the September training session and current Anchorage ARES projects.
ARRL Emergency Communications Course Registration Correction
September 21, 2002
Registration opens Tuesday, October 1, 4 PM Eastern Daylight Time (2000
UTC) for the ARRL Level
I Emergency Communications course (EC-001) supported by the recent federal
homeland security grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service
This class is reserved for up to 200 students who now hold an official ARRL
field appointment (ie, ACC, ASM, BM, DEC, EC, LGL, NM, OBS, OES, OO, OOC,
ORS, PIC, PIO, SEC, SGL, SM, STM, TC or TS). Registration will remain open
until Monday, October 14, or until all 200 seats have been filled--whichever
Students taking advantage of Level I emergency communications training under
the CNCS grant program will be asked to pay for the course via credit card
during registration. Upon successfully completing the training and certification,
students will be reimbursed the $45 fee.
General registration for ARRL members in the CNCS-reimbursable Level I course
will open in a few weeks. For more information, contact Emergency Communications
Course Manager Dan Miller, K3UFG, firstname.lastname@example.org; 860-594-0340.
Anchorage ARES Newsletter
September 9, 2002
ARES Alert, the Anchorage ARES newsletter is
now available in Microsoft Word format. Highlights include the introduction
of the new Anchorage ARES organization and training opportunities available
at the next Anchorage ARES meeting, 0930-1200, Saturday, September 21, 2002
at the Carr-Gottstein Building on the APU campus; the meeting is open to
all amateurs and their guests.
Emergency Communications Training to Begin September 1
August 16, 2002
Amateur Radio emergency communications training supported by a $181,900
federal homeland security grant will begin within a few weeks. ARRL Chief
Development Officer Mary Hobart, K1MMH, says the national program will begin
September 1 with the recruitment of at least 200 additional mentors and trainers.
These volunteers then will help to manage and train the student load during
the first year of the grant.
Read the entire bulletin.
QST to Drop Section News and Contest Scores in 2003
July 20, 2002
In a 9 to 6 vote today, the American Radio Relay League Board of Directors
eliminated Section News and Contest Scores from QST magazine. As of the January
2003 issue of QST, Section News will be relocated from QST to the ARRL web site.
ARRL Receives Homeland Security Training Grant
July 18, 2002
The ARRL will receive a $181,900 homeland security grant from the US government
to train Amateur Radio operators in emergency communication. The grant, from
the Corporation for National and Community Service special volunteer program,
will provide free ARRL Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Course training
to 5200 volunteers nationwide, starting in 2003.
For the complete text of the article direct your web browser to: http://www.arrl.org/news/stories/2002/07/18/102/?nc=1.
Alaska ARES Field Organization Chart
July 13, 2002
The Alaska ARES Field Organization Chart is
available for download in PDF format. This will require you to have the free
Acrobat Reader software installed to read the PDF file. Look for an html
version (readable from your web browser without the Adobe Acrobat software)