Foundation Helps Hams Expand Reach

The Grand Forks Amateur Radio Club is expanding the reach and strength of its communications thanks to a new repeater, made possible with a donation from the Phoenix Foundation and tested last Thursday at an open house.

The amateur radio club (commonly known as ‘hams’) demonstrated the new repeater, which amplifies a radio signal to strengthen and increase the reach of a radio communication. The repeater is part of the club’s three-year plan to revitalize its communications technology, which will increase the club’s ability to work in the community and provide emergency communications for a variety of groups and events

Excerpt above from Grand Forks Gazette Article by Kathleen Saylors. Link to original article below:

Gazette original article