Big Bear Ham Radio Operators Field Day

A demonstration of the power of amateur radio, at the Bear Mountain Resort parking lot.  Free.  Call Bill Young (w6bbl@arrl.net) for additional information (909) 553-3564 … [Read more...]

Big Bear Hams Have A Field Day

Photo courtesy Big Bear Amateur Radio Club

Big Bear, CA June 21, 2011 12:00 pm - What do communities do when phone lines, the Internet, and other communications are not working? During the recent tornadoes in the mid-west, amateur radio operators, often called “Hams”, stepped in.  Many times this was the only way emergency services personnel and victims of the storms could communicate. … [Read more...]

Emergency Preparedness Fair Educates Public

Boy-Scouts-Troop-49-Tent

The emergency preparedness fair held on Saturday, August 28th, couldn’t have come at a better time.   As fire crews left the fair to fight the May Van Canyon fire that sprouted that day, Matthew Nielsen, Boy Scout in Troup 49, kept the show running at the Convention Center, educating people about how to be prepared.  Vendors from the Big Bear … [Read more...]