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Ada Posse meeting this evening

The neighborhood posses of Ada County meet:neighborhood-posse 1st and 3rd Tuesdays every month, 1900 hrs Meridian Veteran’s Memorial Building 22 W. Broadway Meridian, Idaho ————— If you are able, please park at the Meridian City Hall across the street. Reserve the limited parking at the building for the less mobile among us. More information: http://teddunlap.net/?page_id=987 We will be discussing organization, expansion, how to reach various specialized groups, communications and more.

ham radio

As an integral part of our posse, and any disaster response preparation, radio is a consideration. Internet, wireless phones, land-lines, satellite, power grid and more are vulnerable in many situations. Ham radio is older than almost any electronic communication and very well populated with people and equipment that are prepared for just about any telecommunications failure they can dream up … which, by the way, is well beyond anything you can dream up. It is also surprisingly versatile, even with entry-level equipment and beginner-level skills. Having the expertise and tools of ham operators on your emergency response team is fundamental. Being a licensed and at least somewhat knowledgeable radio operator is practical as well as basic good citizenship. The Ada […]