We are working on making a online place to view past and present Squelch Tail. If you have a copy of an old Squelch Tail that you do not see here please let Daniel / KF4EOK know that we can get it added here. You can contact KF4EOK at 904-701-4FUN or at his call @gmail.com. Thanks.
We are working on compiling a new roster. If you are not on the roster and think you should be let Daniel / kf4eok know so that you can get added. You can contact Daniel / kf4eok by phone at 904-701-4FUN or by email at his call sign @gmail.com.
A new home has been found for the 146.76 repeater. Nemours Chidrens Specialty Clinic in downtown Jacksonville has agreed to host the repeater. The mounting location for the antenna will be on the roof of the building at about 160feet. Below is a map of the estimated coverage. Installation is expected to be complete by the end of November.
46% of smartphone owners say their smartphone is something “they couldn’t live without,” What can you do when a disaster strikes and it’s not working? 70% of towers went down in the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. Cell phone service wasn’t restored for weeks after 9/11 There doesn’t have to be a disaster for cell service to go down.
April 1, 2016 – ‘Customers throughout the Tampa Bay area suffered through a massive outage impacting cellphone customers.’ -TAMPA, FL (WFLA)
June 4, 2016 ‘Nationwide Cricket Wireless outage’ – ZDNet.com
The Jacksonville Range Association presents ‘Radio Communications for Disasters’ September 6th 2016 at Memorial Hospital 3625 University Blvd S, Jacksonville, FL 32216
For additional information visit w4rng.org
All options for radio communications will be discussed.
• Amateur (Ham) Radio
• C.B. Radio
• Digital Spread Spectrum Radio
You will be able to TALK on and LISTEN to over a dozen different radios. You are also invited to bring any existing radios you may own.