Next PATCON should be somewhere around the first weekend in *June 2018.
*May 30 to June 4.
North Carolina Patriots Convention was held between the 4th and 8th
of October this year and while the attendance for Saturday’s lectures
and demos was smaller than usual it was still a good group with lively
The presentation on Disaster
Communications covered a lot of material and was directed towards the
efforts made by the ARRL and the American Red Cross to establish
temporary communications in hurricane stricken Puerto Rico. A
combination of VHF radios and HF radios in digital mode with computers
running WinLink software is handling around one million messages per week.