Articles with tag “ARES”

Why is D-Star being pushed so hard for emergency communications?

This morning I received the ARRL's ARES E-Letter (24 Feb 2010) and found it riddled with how Icom's D-Star system was so great and the answer to all our problems.  The entire letter seemed to be one big advertisement for Icom, actually.  What I can't understand is why the ARRL …

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Notification to ARES groups

I've been thinking a lot about volunteer responders in the scheme of emergency management. Many of these groups lack a robust communications system without which you are going to be stuck in the mud.

So what about ARES groups. From the emergency managers point of view ARES is a communications …

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