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HS0ZHM
Greg Lee
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HS0ZHM Ham Since 2006
Thailand

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Other Callsigns
KI6GIG (General)
HS0ZHM (Intermediate)

My Ham Radio Interests
Emergency preparedness / communications, Weather observation

Free Emergency Preparedness lessons series: Several parts (i.e. Lessons 1-6, 9-10) of the 12 part series have been released. Although created originally focusing on natural disasters relative to Nan Province, Thailand, some of the information is general and can be readily adapted to other areas. For example, water is critical in all disaster situations. The information on prepare and replenishing water supplies can be useful in most disaster situations. We hope to complete the remainder of the series in 2012. The completed lessons are available at www.neighborhoodlink.com/RTC-TH_Tech/pages

Free MEWS (Mobile Emergency Weather Station) and weather observations lessons are available at my website. MEWS enables amateur radio operators to make valuable weather observations in disaster areas where there are few or no working weather stations. These weather reports can help relief helicopters to know flight weather conditions in the disaster area. Relief coordinators can use the weather data to understand the situation in the disaster area to better coordinate logistics and supplies for survivors.

You can read about MEWS at the following links:
1) QRZ.com at http://forums.qrz.com/showthread.php?293778-Mobile-Emergency-Weather-Station-Complete-quot-How-to-build-and-use-quot

2) Hamuniverse.com at
http://www.hamuniverse.com/hs0zhmsparky.html
http://www.hamuniverse.com/hs0zhmmewslessons.html

To access the lessons, visit www.neighorhoodlink.com/org/rtcth, then go to the “Pages & Links” section, and click on “RTC-TH MEWS Lessons".

The lessons are in English. I welcome any help from other amateurs to translate these lessons to other languages.

Thanks for visiting my page. Best wishes to you.

Equipment
Radios:
Yeasu FH-912 (Thai version of VX-170)
ICOM 2200T

VHF 2m antennas:
Spectral Isopole 144
Thai made Slim Jim (aluminum)
Arrow J-Pole
Home brew 450 ohm ladderline Slim Jim (re: Hamuniverse.com)
Home brew Slingshot beam (re: Hamuniverse.com)
Home brew Hentenna (copper) (donated by N7YLA)

EchoLink User node 384040 (active)
EchoLink Link node 520300 (in progress)

Other Interests
Environmental education, self-sufficiency and sustainability of small rural family farms, soil and water conservation, rain water harvesting, photography, applied geography

Clubs
ARRL (US org), RAST (Thai org), GERC (Glendora Emergency Response Communications, Glendora, CA; US org); POARC (Port Orford Amateur Radio Club, Port Orford, OR; US org)

Greetings to Charlie, KC9TSB

From HS0ZHM

6/23/2011 3:36:10 PM (0 comments) Add a commentAdd Comment


Sawadee (Greetings) Charlie,
Thanks for requesting to be the first added to my contact list for My Ham Shack. Look me up on QRZ.com if you'd like to contact me via e-mail.

It seems you recently got your ticket. I am relatively new to ham radio, too, but will readily share what little I know with you. I don't know about your background, but this "new adventure" is a steep learning curve for me. And being the the "sticks" of rural Thailand means a shortage of reliable resources, though I maintain contact with my Elmer in southern CA where he first roped me into the world of ham radio.

If you haven't already done so, take a look at the various lessons we've created for New Tech's and for emergency weather observations (www.neighborhoodlink.com/org/rtcth) mentioned in earlier blogs. Your part of the world gets some pretty exciting weather in contrast to what we get here in northern Thailand.

I am still in the process of setting up my station...having limited equipment but 3 potential operating sites to cover due to the various properties available to us.

Best wishes and hope to hear more about yourself and your station.
Greg, HS0ZHM


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