TITLE

Often overlooked, but vitally important

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobsmeyer, Jay M.
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Aug2011, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the amateur of ham radio operator who can provide important communications in time of emergencies. It looks back at the origins of amateur radio, their use of Morse code, communications on the high frequency (HF) bands from 3-30 megahertz and regulation and licensing of radio operators by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).It also notes the Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD).
ACCESSION #
65099347

 

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