An Introduction to ARES™Amateur Radio Emergency Service, and Amateur Radio,
in King County and Western Washington State, USA

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WinLink 2000, An Introduction (February 2013)

WinLink 2000 Web Site



New!An Introduction to APRS for Seattle ACS [February 27th, 2016]

A Gentle Introduction to APRS™

(July 2012 presentation to the Seattle Red Cross Comm Team)


APRS.org (the Home of APRS)

N7CFO's Home Page Some Excellent Links from Lynn Burlingame [N7CFO]

Pacific Northwest Hamfairs & Events

Western Washington Amateur Radio Licensing Classes, Training Classes and Examination Sessions


American Radio Relay League
Introduction to Ham Radio in the United States:
hello-radio.org/


Ham Radio and Scouting:
arrl.org/scouts/


Kirkland EmComm Team, affiliated with ARES ("Amateur Radio Emergency Service"):
kirkland-ares.org


King County ARES and RACES:
aresofkingcounty.org/


King County ARES/RACES Frequencies:
aresofkingcounty.org/freq.php


Redmond ARES :
redmond-ares.org/


Federal Way Amateur Radio Club:
fwarc.org/


Maple Valley Amateur Radio Club and ARES:
kc7key.org/ares.html


City of Seattle, Emergency Management page:
seattle.gov/emergency/


Seattle ACS: Auxiliary Communications Service:
seattleacs.org/


New!Medical Services Team of Western Washington [WW7MST]


Shoreline Auxiliary Communications Service:
shorelineacs.org/


What is ARES ?
Amateur Radio Emergency Service (defined at TheFreeDictionary)

"What is ARES" at the ARRL web site


City of Medina, Emergency Preparedness
medina-wa.gov/

New!

Woodinville ARES

WoodinvilleARESgroup.org/


Some Amateur Radio Clubs and Organizations in the Puget Sound area:


Lake Washington Ham Club
LakeWashingtonHamClub.org/


Puget Sound Repeater Group:
PSRG: Puget Sound Repeater Group


Mike and Key Amateur Radio Club, in Renton:
mikeandkey.org/


New! West Seattle Amateur Radio Club:
WestSeattleARC.org/

Some miscellaneous Ham- and Radio-related links that may be of interest to you:
Wikipedia articles:


Amateur Radio:    wikipedia.org/wiki/Amateur_Radio

What is a Repeater?:  wikipedia.org/wiki/Repeater

HowStuffWorks articles:

How Amateur Radio Works: 
electronics.howstuffworks.com/ham-radio8.htm

Lastly, for your entertainment:  Why is it called "Ham Radio" ??
wikipedia.org/wiki/Etymology_of_ham_radio

Bill Thomassen
Callsign: N6NBN
Seattle ACS
Medical Services Team
Lake Washington Ham Club
Seattle Red Cross Comm Team
Email: N6NBN@arrl.net

 

last updated 6/29/17

"APRS" is a Trademark of Bob Bruninga, WB4APR [APRS.org

"ARES" is a Registered Trademark of the American Radio Relay League [ARRL.org/ARES]