Amateur Radio Newsline Report 1502 - May 26th, 2006
mcfadyenusa at yahoo.com
Sun May 28 17:40:38 CDT 2006
Yup! 15 seconds of fame :-)
Only 14 minutes and 45 seconds left!!
A couple of missed quotes in the text (For example the vehicle on show was a
Ford EXCURSION, not a Chevy Suburban, though we have three Suburbans being
converted right now in Chantilly VA). Otherwise, basically a good report of
If you prefer to listen, not read, then go to the blue area at the bottom of
the following page, and click a suitable link:
--- Paul Rinaldo <prinaldo at mindspring.com> wrote:
> I see that Iain made the bulletin.
> -----Forwarded Message-----
> >For many the inside exhibit hall was the place to be. Dozens of
> >manufacturers and ham radio stores where showing the lastest
> >technology on the market. One exhibit drawing a lot of attention was
> >the new Red Cross Emergency Communications van."
> >Iain McFadyen, KI4HLV, was showing how his fully loaded suburban was
> >developed for rapid response, quick set up and reliable communications.
> >McFadyen: " We have thirteen radios, an eight kilowatt generator under
> >the hood and a fifty-two foot mast."
> >The rapid response rig comes complete with computers, wireless
> >inter-connect and two satellites dishes for go anywhere
> >communications. Iain says the American Red Cross has several of these
> >units staffed and ready to roll when a disaster strikes anywhere in
> >the U.S.
> >No matter what your interest, there was plenty to see and learn at
> >this years Dayton Hamvention.
> >Reporting for Newsline, this is Jack Parker, W8ISH.
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