2022 Upcoming Events

Remember to mark your calendar and volunteer! 7/17 Queen City Triathlon (Caesar Creek State Park) 8/21, 8/22 Abi Khan Horse Challenge (Caesar Creek State Park) 9/10 Young’s Charity Bike Ride (Yellow Springs) 9/11 Air Force Marathon Training (Fairborn) 9/16 Air Force Marathon Set-Up, 5k (Fairborn) 9/17 Air Force Marathon (10k, Full, Half) (Fairborn) 10/9 Dayton River Corridor Classic (Half Marathon) 10/9 Tour De Gem The Wright Brothers Cycling Classic (Dayton Riverscape) 10/22 SW District Regional Cross Country (Cedarville) November Mideast Cross Country Challenge (Kettering) December Resolution Run (Beavercreek)

September is National Preparedness Month

Information form: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/OHEMA/bulletins/32a5932 For Immediate Release: September 1, 2022 September is National Preparedness Month Are you prepared to protect the life you’ve built? (COLUMBUS, Ohio) – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 48% of Americans do not have emergency supplies. National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of being prepared for disasters and being resilient. “Preparation is key and remaining vigilant throughout the year is paramount,” said Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. “National Preparedness Month is a good opportunity for Ohioans to make a plan to expect the unexpected.” This year’s…

Amateur Radio Helps Disabled Sailboat to Port

http://www.arrl.org/news/view/amateur-radio-helps-disabled-sailboat-to-port 09/15/2022On September 7, 2022, Jeanne (Jan) Socrates, VE0JS/MM / KC2IOV, and her sailboat, the SV Nereida, set sail from Cape Flattery, the northwesternmost point of the contiguous US. She was on her way to visit friends in San Francisco, California, but 2 days of 35 knot winds and storms left her sailboat disabled and her onboard radio equipment marginally operational. Amateur operators in New Mexico, California, and Canada, and members of Group 7.155 heard her requests for assistance. Gil Gray, N2GG, was able to contact Socrates on 40 meters. “Her power was extremely low, and she was unable to…

JOTA-JOTI 2022 (Jamboree-on-the-Air-Jamboree-on-the-Internet)

JOTA-JOTI 2022 (Jamboree-on-the-Air-Jamboree-on-the-Internet),the world’s largest amateur radio Scout event, is set for October 14 –16, 2022. The event connects millions of young people around the world for a full weekend ofamateur radio and online activities that promote friendship and global citizenship. Using both theairwaves and the Internet, JOTA-JOTI enables young people and volunteers to participate in funand engaging group activities focused on developing 21st century skills through Scouting. JOTA isone of World Scouting’s longest-running global events, dating back to 1958. JOTA-JOTI aims tosupport young people of all ages to learn about communications technology, the values of globalcitizenship, and their role…

President’s Message – September 2022

Hello XWARN!September is a busy month of events. I hope you all get a chanceto come out and work some.Election time is coming up. If you are interested in running for office, please let us know.The holiday season will be upon us before we know it. We need to decide where we want to go for our holiday get together.Lots of activities to do – let’s discuss them on Monday, September 12th at 7:30 P.M.See you then!73,Elizabeth KE8FMJ