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Pierre Amateur Radio Club – WØPIR Agenda Thursday ...

Pierre Amateur Radio Club – WØPIR Agenda Thursday 9 July 2015, 7 p. m. Pierre Fire Station 4 Call to Order – President Tam   Moment of Silence for Departed Hams   Introduction of members – each member   Secretary’s Report – Secretary John   Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Greg   Old Business Report: Storage Trailer on Tower Road (Randy).   Field Day: This year’s field day was held June 27 – 28.  It was...

Agenda Thursday 11 June 2015, 7 p. m. Pierre Fire ...

Pierre Amateur Radio Club – WØPIR Agenda Thursday 11 June 2015, 7 p. m. Pierre Fire Station 4   Call to Order – President Tam   Moment of Silence for Departed Hams KCØWVF, Jim Ward, May 9, 2015 Introduction of members – each member   Secretary’s Report – Secretary John   Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Greg   Old Business Report: Storage Trailer on Tower Road (Randy).   Boy Scout Weather Event: This...

Field Day! Field Day!

Field Day, Field Day! The Pierre Amateur Radio Club will be demonstrating Amateur Radio at Capitol Heights Baptist Church on Hwy. 14 north of Pierre, June 27-28. They invite the public to come and see ham radio’s new capabilities and learn how to get their own FCC radio license. Contact info: Richard Donahue (K0PIR)...

Jim Ward, KC0WVF – Silent Key

With great sadness, we report the passing of Jim Ward, KC0WVF, on May 9, 2015. There will be a Memorial Visitation for him on Friday May 29, 2015 from 5 pm to 6 pm at Feigum Funeral Home in Pierre. It will be followed by a Memorial Celebration of Life on Friday May 29, 2015 at 6:00 pm, also at Feigum Funeral Home. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Red Cross Volunteer Meeting

The American Red Cross is looking for folks who might be interested in volunteering with the Red Cross in disaster relief the Pierre area.  On Tuesday, March 10th, they will be holding a recruiting meeting at the Pierre Fire Station #4 (802 N. Pierce) between 5:30-6:30 PM. Join...

Centennial QSO Party Updated Schedule

We’ve updated the operating schedule and you can view it here. See what bands and times we’ll be on the air. Thank you for participating, it’s been great...

Pierre Amateur Radio Club Demonstrating Ham Radio

Field Day, Field Day! In the Pierre area, the Pierre Amateur Radio Club will be demonstrating  Amateur Radio at Capitol Heights Baptist Church on Hwy. 14 N. of Pierre, June 28-29. They invite the public to come and see ham radio’s new capabilities and learn how  to get their own FCC radio license. Contact info: Richard Donahue 605-220-1179 or K0PIR at...

Ham radio: Old technology gets new respect | Fox N...

ATLANTA –  Seeking reliable backup communication in a crisis, emergency managers are finding new solutions in an old technology: ham radio. “It’s just another avenue, another opportunity for us to be able to communicate,” said Herb Schraufnagel, public safety captain with Emory University Hospital Midtown. Emory HealthCare is among a growing number of hospital systems to adopt ham radio. Hospital administrators and...