Monday night net - Aroostook Amateur Radio Association

Submitted by admin on Mon, 2021/08/09 - 07:20

(Editor's note: While it's not been easy to cross the border, radio waves can make the trip with ease! Here's an invitation from the AARA to their Monday night Emergency Net)

Several members of the Aroostook Amateur Radio Association (AARA) are current members of the International Repeater Group (IRG) in New Brunswick Province.

Exercise Synergy Challenge 2021 planned for October 2021

Submitted by admin on Wed, 2021/02/10 - 16:18
The two day event on October 6-7 will involve hundreds of participants from dozens of National, Provincial, Local and other organizations, to deal with a simulated cyber-attack on the power grid which will impact the PLNGS. Initial planning is still underway by organizations on what their part in the exercise will be. Amateur radio plays a part in the NB Power / NB EMO emergency response plan, and this exercise will be a chance to test and evaluate the established EMO emergency plans.

Helping hands help hams

Submitted by admin on Sat, 2018/06/23 - 19:09

"Fine business" is the best way to say it, after some help from the Fredericton Amateur Radio Club and IRG members put Jim Noseworthy VE1HJN back on the air. Some deck renovations required the antenna to be moved and so helping hands worked today (June 23) to put Jim back on the air. Good work everyone!