Section EC Blog

Winter Field Day is an emergency communications exercise that takes place yearly on the last weekend in January. The concept is similar to the ARRL Field Day held at the end of June.

If you are really ambitious and hardy, you can set up and operate outdoors. In the north country, this will pro...

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SRDLogo-1Skywarn™ Recognition Day was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service and the American Radio Relay League. It celebrates the contributions that Skywarn™ volunteers make to the NWS mission, the protection of life and property.

Amateur radio operators comprise a large percentage of the Sk...

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The Northern New York Section-wide SET is currently being planned by a committee. Here is the section scenario and plan outline so far:
 
Date:  Saturday, October 7
Time:  8AM ~ 12PM

Scenario:

A severe winter storm (ice, high winds, etc.) impacts several counties knocking out power and commun...

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St. Lawrence County EC Bob Farrington KD2QLH is looking for ham operators who would like to spend a day or two in the sunshine on the St Lawrence River on August 4th and 5th 2023 during the 20th annual St. Lawrence International Junior Carp Fishing Tournament.

Anglers are stationed at various p...

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released a final version (March 2023) of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Functional Guidance. The guidance, which provides a framework for communications resources within incident mana...

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