Using Amateur Radio during Disasters and Emergencies in Hawaii
Aloha, welcome to the Disaster Radio Information page.
This site provides a collection of useful articles, forms, links and other information for Hams to use in an emergency or disaster, especially in the Hawaiian Islands.
Check this page out NOW… When disaster strikes, the Internet may not be available.
Hawaii has many Ham radio support organizations: [see the site map below for links]
- State RACES
- Oahu RACES
- State ARES
- County ARES
- Health Comm (for the Hawaii Healthcare Hospitals)
- VOAD (for Hawaii Hotel Association)
- What’s New? [Latest meetings and events for Hawaii Hams]
- Oahu RACES information – Oahu Dept of Emergency Management (DEM)
- RACES /ARES Links
- Equipment and Tech Stuff
- Hawaii Ham Radio Links
- Weather Links
- Digital Modes
- Other Ham Radio Links
- Manufacturer Links
- RACES information in Hawaii
– RACES information is now on a separate web page. Click here for FAQs, forms, tutorials, maps, frequency charts, etc.
- General organizations
- Choosing a radio for emergency communications – some factors and recommendations
- 72 Hour Kit – a list of recommended items
- Polly, the Radio Shack Simplex Repeater a low cost solution to radio access in difficult places or when a repeater goes down in an emergency situation.
- Anderson PowerPole connectors – see Techie Stuff
- Field Deployed NVIS and How To Use It – Article on practical NVIS research
- University of Hawaii Meteorology Great site at UH for weather and storms. Satellite pictures, too
- University of Hawaii Tropical Storms
- Pacific Tsunami Warning System Map
- AES Online
- ALINCO Page
- HRO Page
- ICOM Page
- Kenwood Page
- MFJ Page
- YAESU Page
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