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Hurricane prep

Hurricane Fiona has passed us by here in South Carolina. Hurricane Gaston has graciously decided to stay way out to sea. That leaves us right now with Tropical Depression 09 which right now is south of the Dominican Republic. It is too early to really tell where this storm will go…but a couple of the…

I am looking for amateur radio volunteers to help with the SCHEART weekly Thursday morning drills. The volunteer would have to register at scserve.com to be available as an MRC (DHEC) volunteer and also go through a simple orientation at Tuomey Hospital. There are some online training sessions required which are not difficult and it…

MRC Volunteers

I would like to extend a heartfelt word of thanks to all of the MRC (Medical Reserve Corps) volunteers who are working behind the scenes so that DHEC and the nurses and medical staffs can do what they are doing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. DHEC and medical personell are fighting tirelessly to belay the…

DMR Code Plugs

Creating a code plug can be very time consuming and for a new user somewhat confusing.  Initially the Sumter Amateur Radio Association and George Mudd, KK4F, created sample code plugs for SCHEART system covering all varieties of DMR radios.   Operators could download the base code plug and modify it to quickly get on the air.…