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Ham radio operators sought

Jefferson County Amateur Radio Emergency Services is reforming.
   The group is looking for any and all HAM radio operators to contact Norm Kiger at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or 541-475-7004. Those who are not HAM operators, but who might be interested in amateur radio are also urged to contact him.
   The group will be forming classes and examinations to earn FCC licenses. Morse code is no longer a requirement.
   ARES members assist the community with communications support during an emergency. This involves voice (phone) transmission and digital message traffic via radio/Internet technology (email via HAM radio).
   Amateur radio is a fun activity with many areas of interest for all. There are no age requirements and all are welcome.
   Any Veterans wanting something to do, or wanting to serve the community, and members of the Warm Springs community are encouraged to join as well.