Alaska Section News Archive

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 repeater list.

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 (CNCS).

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 comes first.

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, dmiller@arrl.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 Adobe Acrobat Reader software installed to read the PDF file. Look for an html version (readable from your web browser without the Adobe Acrobat software) soon.



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