Boston Marathon Amateur Radio Communications Support – Amateur Radio Media Stories Summary

Hello to all..

Amateur Radio Operators provided significant and highly valuable public service each year at the Boston Marathon. With the bombings that occurred at the 2013 Boston Marathon, the importance of Amateur Radio along the start line, course, finish line and net control were underscored once again. A series of stories on various Amateur Radio media outlets have emerged and below are the links to those stories:

ARRL Web Story – Radio Amateurs Provide Communication Support in Boston Marathon Bombings

ARRL – May 2013 Section News:

Ham Radio Now TV – Ham Radio at the the BostoN Marathon Parts 1 and 2

Amateur Radio Newsline #1862 – Boston Marathon Report

Full featured articles will be published in CQ Amateur Radio and QST Magazines in the coming months. Thanks to all Amateur Radio Operators who supported the 2013 Boston Marathon under significant adversity and performed so admirably!

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
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