Welcome to Clatsop County, Oregon Aux Comm

Providing Amateur Radio Emergency and Public Service Communications Throughout Clatsop County, Oregon

Announcements

CERT Training Offered

November 17-19 at Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton

More Information Here


New Local Area Net!

A CERT/MRC net will take place every Tuesday at 7:00pm on the Arch Cape repeater, 146.74


New EOC Frequency Matrix

Now available for members on Operations Documents page


Net Control Operators Needed!

Help with ARES NET on Monday evenings. It's an excellent opportunity to improve your radio skills.

Click here to contact Net Manager Robin KN0LL


Be Sure to Check the Activity Calendar for Upcoming Events!


ATTENTION AUX COMM VOLUNTEERS

Please remember to record your volunteer hours.



Old-school ham radio operators could be a safety net for communication in the case of a natural disaster, such as a major earthquake, when other communication systems are down. That earned them an exception to the new restrictions.

By PARIS ACHEN | September 21, 2017 / Capital Bureau/Daily Astorian

SALEM — A new distracted driving law that takes effect in October expands an existing ban on using cellphones while driving to all electronic mobile devices and stiffens fines and penalties.

The law is aimed at improving safety conditions on Oregon roads. Drivers who talk on the phone are more than four times, and those who text are more than 23 times, more likely to have a crash, according to a report by the Oregon Department of Transportation’s Distracted Driving Task Force.

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What you should know about Oregon’s new ‘distracted driving’ law related to licensed amateur radio operators