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Amateur radio training for emergencies in Friday Harbor

  • Tue Jul 18th, 2017 3:19pm
  • Life

Submitted by the San Juan County Department of Emergency Management

San Juan County’s amateur radio volunteers form a critical communications link between islands and to the mainland durring a major emergency or outage. The San Juan County Amateur Radio Society will host a training in Friday Harbor to prepare islanders to take the Amateur Technician test. This certification allows islanders to become a part of this crucial communications system. The class is free but there is a $15 fee to the ARRL to take the test. To register or for details, contact Bryan Hoyer at


• Tuesday, Aug. 1, 1-3 p.m.

• Thursday, Aug. 3, 1-3 p.m.

• The test will be given on Saturday, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. – noon

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