“The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.” [ 1 ] “CERT training provides life saving skills and techniques for people who will rely on each other for help in the time of need” [ 2 ] and can be a useful addition to the skill sets of Amateur Radio operators engaged in providing Public Service Communication support.
One easy way to determine the best orientation for your antenna is to use an azimuth map; a world map which has been set so that all the directions on that map are real antenna directions from one central point.
These maps allow you to see the compass bearing from your QTH to other DXCC entities.
Free azimuth maps may be generated using these on-line services:
Learn about the advantages of various types of feed lines in the Coaxial Cable vs Balanced Lines episode of the ARRL The Doctor is in podcast.
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- Introductions of members; 30 present
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