Articles written by: Elizabeth Klinc, KE8FMJ

Elizabeth Klinc, KE8FMJ, is Greene County, Ohio, Emergency Coordinator

ECOMM Team
EMCOMM / Technical Articles

EMCOMM: How to Stay Relevant with Increasing Communications Stability

Is emergency communications dying? With fewer young people joining the ranks, amateur radio is getting older. In addition, amateur radio continuously fights for its allocated spectrum. But what about emergencies? […]

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EMCOMM / Technical Articles

EMCOMM: The Importance of Exercises

Many organizations and groups decline in membership and participation, particularly in EMCOMM. Sometimes they may not offer the challenge and stimulation that people need to stay involved and active. BService […]

iPower Generator
EMCOMM / Technical Articles

EMCOMM: Emergency Power Options

The portable rigs are ready to go. The antennas are chosen and packed. But there are plenty of other needs to think about before you head off for a remote […]

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HAM Radio 101

EMCOMM: A Look at How ARES and FEMA are Structured

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) is comprised of four levels: National, Section, District, and Local. The National level is run by the ARRL Field Services Manager, who maintains contact […]

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EMCOMM / Technical Articles

EMCOMM: Antennas on the Go

The rigs are ready to go. What’s next? Choosing the right antenna is an important aspect of successful portable operations. While most people know that an antenna is key to […]

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Antenna Tech / Technical Articles

EMCOMM: Preparedness and Flexibility of the Go Box

What is a Go Box? The go box–also called go kit, jump kit or EMCOMM box–is a topic that has been much discussed in the amateur radio community. Though extensively […]