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South Carolina Healthcare Emergency Amateur Radio Team
TECHNICIAN LICENSE CLASS – November 13, 14 with testing on the 15th. SCHEART and SCETV will have a Technician License Class on November 13 and 14 from 6PM to 10 PM each evening and a review from 8AM to 10 AM followed by testing at 10:30 AM on November 15. The evening classes and testing will be held at the SC ETV Telecommunications Center, 1041 George Rogers Blvd., Columbia, SC. The TCC is across from the State Fair Grounds and Williams-Brice Football Stadium. The Classes are free but there is a $1o.00 charge for testing. Please bring cash and a photo ID on Saturday for the test session. Tara Thomas will take reservations at email@example.com . Questions? Call 803-737-3500.
Training – Interoperability – http://interoperability.sc.gov get a better understanding of Interoperability, Public Safety Radio, 911 Dispatching, and AUXCOM. These five to ten minute courses are free. The courses were done with a grant from Homeland Security and produced by SC ETV.
FOX NEWS VIDEO = http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/05/19/ham-radio-old-technology-gets-new-respect/?intcmp=features
This was on the national news Monday – May 19th. Good PR
Good video on Ham Radio, 25 minutes – http://youtu.be/ivUMIADFSDw
SC HEART DMR is sponsored by SC ETV and the system is engineered, maintained and managed by SC ETV. In the very near future SC HEART DMR will have its’ own web page, for now follow the growth of this system here.
The following repeaters are on the air and have network connection to the C-Bridge
Columbia East (I20 & I 77) WR4SC 442.5125, Columbia West (Little Mt.) N4UHF 443.5375
Charleston Down Town (Wallace School) WR4SC, Charleston South (Whitehall) WR4SC 442.3875
Dillon WR4SC 443.1625, Myrtle Beach (Aynor) WR4SC 441.9125
On the air but waiting on network connection
Caesars Head WR4SC 443.1125, Long Mt. (Walhalla) KN4SWB 442.5375
Waiting on transmitter combiner and receiver multicoupler due 10/21/2014
Charleston North (Awendaw) WR4SC 442.4625, Greenwood (Ware Shoals) WR4SC 443.8375, Sumter WR4SC 442,3125
Aiken N2ZZ 443.4625
Join the VHF – UHF Statewide South Carolina ARES Net at 8PM Sunday Night. All amateurs are welcome to check into the net. To allow time for announcements, check-ins and training topic please check in using – Call Sign, Name, Location, and if you have Announcements or Traffic
For additional information on SC AUXCOMM go to www.ares-sc.org
www.scserv.gov check out the web site and register as a volunteer . As a licensed amateur radio operator your profession is listed as amateur radio. Thanks for taking the time to register.
Remember to continue to review of Bart’s Basics from N3GQ, Senior Emergency and Continuity Manager, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, FCC. Ten Tips to Make You a Better Communicator.
Reminder: Is your generator fueled and ready to run? Does the 12v backup battery in the shack still have acid in it? Are the batteries charged for your handheld radio? Do you have a lighter plug for the handheld with dead batteries? Or do you have a AA pack with fresh AA batteries to use ?
ICS 100. The course is available at http://training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.asp This is the introduction to the Incident Command System. To be fully trained take ICS 100 and 700 then 200 and 800 on line. ICS 300 and ICS 400 are taught in a classroom setting as is Communications Leadership. Brian Fletcher with MUSC is now certified to teach ICS 300, 400 and ComL. Send requests for class information to Charlie Miller, AE4UX (firstname.lastname@example.org) Remember, we respond to an emergency only as well as we have been trained. Part of the training is to know how the system works.
January Total Check-ins 208 4 Nets February 2013 Total Check-ins 229 4 Nets
March Total Check-ins 300 5 Nets April 2013 Total Check-ins 252 4 Nets
May Total Check-ins 235 4 Nets June Total Check-ins 277 5 Nets
July Total Check-ins 247 4 Nets August Total Check-ins 232 4 Nets
September Total Check-ins 304 5 Nets October Total Check-ins 233 4 Nets
November Total Check-ins 243 4 Nets December Total Check-ins 288 5 Nets
January Total Check-ins 222 4 Nets February Total Check-ins 223 4 Nets
March Total Check-ins 267 5 Nets April Total Check-ins 191 4 Nets
May Total Check-ins 239 4 Nets June Total Check-ins Nets
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Thanks to everyone who takes the time to check into the net!!! 73, John, W3KH, Net Manager
Join the SC Regional Skywarn Net every Tuesday night, 9 PM local starting May 6th.The net orginates from Charleston and is sponsored by the National Weather Service in Charleston. Keep your go kit packed. Hurricane season is almost here!