Basic Gear for Public Service

In this episode of ARRL’s monthly On The Air podcast: “Just over two weeks ago Hurricane Ian devastated Sanibel Island and southwestern Florida. It caused tens of billions of dollars of damage and killed more than 100 people. Arc Thames, W4CPD, the Section Emergency Coordinator of ARRL’s Northern Florida Section and Emergency Coordinator of Santa Rosa County Florida, passed traffic during the storm and shares some of his experiences. He discusses gear for ARES deployments (An HT is just fine!) and what you need to know before going out in the field.”1

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About the ARRL On The Air Podcast

On the Air podcast complements the bimonthly On the Air magazine (an ARRL membership benefit) with additional resources, techniques, and hints.

The host of On The Air is Becky Schoenfeld, W1BXY. The first episode of On The Air was published on January 16, 2020.

About ARRL On The Air

On The Air is a collection of resources for new ham radio licensees:

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  1. “Basic Gear for Public Service”, blubrry podcasting, retrieved October 14 2022,↩︎