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A. General Amateur Radio News
|FCC's Universal Licensing System |
If you haven't already, please visit the ULS website to register. The FCC is hoping that most of your transactions with the FCC ( e.g. address changes, license renewals) will take place electronically in the future. You will still be able to do transactions on paper forms, however, electronic filing will be considerably quicker, more accurate, and less costly.
|RACES Call Signs: As part of the Biennial review decision, the FCC also decided it will not renew RACES call signs. It had already discontinued issuing new RACES calls. In the future, RACES operators will use their own calls in lieu of a RACES station call.|
|To join the NNJ ARES email
reflector and receive notices and announcements of NNJ ARES
activities, visit: http//www.egroups.com/group/nnjares|
|Please check-in to the NNJ ARES net on the
second Monday of each month at 8:00 p.m. on WS2Q/R, 146.895
(+600, PL 151.4).|
|Please check in to the Morris County ARES net on the
third Wednesday of each month also at 8:00 p.m. and also on WS2Q/R, 146.895
(+600, PL 151.4).|
The Severe Weather reflector will send you severe WX statements only -- no news. There are also county specific reflectors for severe WX statements.
The WX2PHI SKYWARN reflector has postings of important news, events, and other discussions related to SKYWARN.
|VE Exams: See
ARRL page for details|
|Join the Morris Em Comm Yahoo Group!|
This group includes a a free mailing list that is used to announce upcoming RACES, ARES, NTS, SKYWARN, or other public service events and developments. To learn more, visit the Morris Em Comm page on this site.
Note: Two other good sources of general ham news are:
* The ARRL Newsletter published bi-weekly (to subscribe)
* The ARRL Hudson Beacon -- an electronic newsletter that covers
NJ and Morris County ham activities. To subscribe, ARRL
members can go to their Member Data Page and check to receive