Category Archives: Public Service

Managing resources during Public Service events using APRS

Over the weekend I helped support the American Diabetes Association‘s Raleigh Tour de Cure – a two-day charity bicycle ride that allows riders to choose between 80 and 100-mile courses each day.  I’ve been supporting this ride for many years, … Continue reading

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Apps for Ham Radio Networks

You’ve built your mesh or 802.11 network to support your activity.  Now what?  Unfortunately, most client software doesn’t support peer-to-peer activities.  You have to have a server acting as the central repository and distribution point for your data.  Sounds complicated… … Continue reading

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Upcoming public service events

Bill, KG4CXY, just sent out this year’s big public service events.  If you are interested in these or other events in eastern North Carolina please visit http://hampublicservice.org. Goin’ Coastal Bike Ride – May 5th The first annual running of the … Continue reading

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Interactive National Weather Service provides email and SMS weather bullitens for free.

Still experimental, the Interactive National Weather Service (iNWS) provides solutions to users who want to receive weather information from their mobile devices.  Included in this service is the ability to receive weather bulletins via e-mail or SMS message in real … Continue reading

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