Armed Forces Day Crossband Test. May 13, 2017

Topics on Radio (CB, GMRS, Ham, etc), GPS, Smoke Signals, or whatever else you can use to talk to other people who are not within yelling distance.

Moderator: ZS Global Moderators

Post Reply
User avatar
Chicago Zombie
ZS Lifetime Member
ZS Lifetime Member
Posts: 15873
Joined: Wed Jan 06, 2010 6:33 pm
Favorite Zombie Movies: The only bad zombie movie is an unwatched zombie movie...(& American Zombie, Dead Country, Zombiez, Dead Clowns....)
Location: NE IL

Armed Forces Day Crossband Test. May 13, 2017

Post by Chicago Zombie » Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:20 pm

Annual Armed Forces Day Crossband Military/Amateur Radio Communications Test.
Is May 13, 2017.
http://www.usarmymars.org/home/announcements
The Army, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard are sponsoring the annual military/amateur radio communications tests in celebration of the 66th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day (AFD). The AFD Military/Amateur Crossband Communications Test is conducted 13 May 2017.

The annual celebration is a unique opportunity to test two way communications between Amateurs and military communicators authorized in 47 CFR 97.111, and features traditional military to amateur cross band SSB voice, Morse Code, practice using legacy interoperability waveforms, as well as an opportunity for Amateurs to utilize more modern military communications modes such as MIL-STD Serial PSK and Automatic Link Establishment (ALE).

These tests give Amateur Radio operators and Short Wave Listeners (SWL) an opportunity and a challenge to demonstrate their individual technical skills, and to receive recognition from the appropriate military radio station for their proven expertise. QSL cards will be provided to those stations making contact with the military stations.

Times/stations: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid= ... Q1YTBiMDNl
ZSC:020 Chapter Officer. IL, WI, or IN resident? Please stop by the ZSC:020 Chicagoland Forum!
Image
CERT & RACES member.
ZS Hall of Fame!
ZS Wiki
Free Prepper Ebooks
May is Ehlers Danlos Syndrome awareness month!
"You can't always decide what happens to you, but you can decide how you react."

User avatar
Chicago Zombie
ZS Lifetime Member
ZS Lifetime Member
Posts: 15873
Joined: Wed Jan 06, 2010 6:33 pm
Favorite Zombie Movies: The only bad zombie movie is an unwatched zombie movie...(& American Zombie, Dead Country, Zombiez, Dead Clowns....)
Location: NE IL

Re: Armed Forces Day Crossband Test. May 13, 2017

Post by Chicago Zombie » Fri May 12, 2017 10:02 pm

For anybody interested- the communications test is tomorrow. :D
ZSC:020 Chapter Officer. IL, WI, or IN resident? Please stop by the ZSC:020 Chicagoland Forum!
Image
CERT & RACES member.
ZS Hall of Fame!
ZS Wiki
Free Prepper Ebooks
May is Ehlers Danlos Syndrome awareness month!
"You can't always decide what happens to you, but you can decide how you react."

Post Reply

Return to “Communications”