National Parks on the Air

I am planing on activating Big Cypress National Preserve (PV03) Sometime in early February. I plan to work 20m and 40m. I will be driving out to find a good spot. The area I plan to activate is Grid EL96JE.

Skywarn Training

The Coral Gables ARES/RACES  group will be hosting a Basic and Advanced Skywarn Spotter class. The class will be held June 8th from 09:00 to 13:00 at the Coral Gables Police Dept basement Located at: 2801 Salzedo Street Coral Gables, FL 33134 Please visit the Coral Gables RACES group website for more details.

Hurricane Conference

The Miami-Dade Office of Emergency Mangement will be conducting a Hurricane Conference. The Conference will be held Saturday June 29th 2013 from 08:00 to 13:00 at the Miami Dade EOC Located at: 9300 N.W. 41 Street, Doral FL

Hamvention 2013

  I had a great time at Dayton. I was able to speak with some great vendors and hopefully they would want to make the trip and join us for the Hamboree. There was soooo much to see and do. The Outdoor area was huge!!!. The only thing I regret was I hold had one day Read More…

Ham Pilgrimage

Next week I will be making a pilgrimage to the holy of holys …. The Dayton Hamvention!! I will be passing out flyers and trying to recruit vendors for the Hamboree. I’m in the hunt for a  cheap 2 Meter All Mode radio.  I will be posing photos when I get back. Dayton Here I Come!!!!

Hurricane evacuation zone changes

  Miami-Dade County updated its hurricane evacuation zones and maps ahead of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season. “I don’t want anybody in Miami-Dade County to ever say, ‘I didn’t know the water could reach my house,’” said Miami-Dade Emergency Management Director Curt Sommerhoff. “Andrew was a small storm. It was a fast-moving storm. Our greatest Read More…

Funnel cloud in Cutler Bay FL

This afternoon at 13:05 , I spotted a forming funnel cloud, and immediately turned on my public safety lights,pulled over and turned on my radio. Once the radio was on, I heard 6 other hams following and reporting the same cloud (Now that’s teamwork). We all stopped what we were doing and kept eyes on it till the cloud went back up to the Read More…