ARRL East Bay Section

Webinars in April 2012

Posted by ks6m on March 31st, 2012

These two webinars, from the Atlantic Division, are being made available to members in the Pacific Division. Please note that the times listed are EDT. The two subjects are highly recommended.

American Red Cross and Amateur Radio

The American Red Cross is an important ARES® served agency. The Red Cross serves the public in many disaster situations including on site relief, disaster assessment, evacuation and sheltering those persons displaced in an emergency. This webinar describes the Red Cross activities and the role amateur radio can play in providing vital communications support. The intention is to provide Red Cross and amateur radio operators with a basic understanding of mutual expectations and needs in the sheltering environment and stresses efficient and accurate communications using various amateur modes including NBEMS.

The date and time are: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm EDT. To register, go to

Winlink 2000 Webinar

This session will focus on Winlink 2000 used for EmComm purposes. Presenters for this session will be Steve Waterman K4CJX, Lor Kutchins W3QA, Dave Skolnick KO4MI and Phil Sherrod W4PHS.

The date and time are: Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012 9:00 pm to 10:40 pm EDT. To register, go to

ARRL Pacific Division
Director: Robert B Vallio, W6RGG