Amateur Radio Operators: Tune in June 24 in Jupiter

Reservations are being accepted for the Jupiter Tequesta Repeater Groups Annual Field Day at the Carlin Park Civic Center in Jupiter on June 24th and 25th, 2017.

For information about the Jupiter Tequesta Repeater Group, go to jtrg.org

The nationwide event consists of Amateur Radio Operators operating for 24 hours straight using emergency radio communication equipment to make as many contacts as possible simulating an emergency situation.

In order to make this event as realistic as possible, organizers communicate on radio equipment powered by generators, batteries and solar power simulating adverse conditions during and following an emergency situation such like being impacted by a hurricane.

During the hurricanes in 2004 and 2005, JTRG local radio operators passed along vital information on the effects of the hurricanes to the hurricane shelters, local Fire Departments and other Governmental agencies.

The contacting of other Amateur Radio stations is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. for 24 hours and will conclude at 2:00pm Sunday June 25th.

Contact Information:
Dr. Laurence “Larry” Grayhills
drgrayhills@gmail.com
Phone: 561 358-0730.

 

 

North County residents love their fishing pier

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Showing off a snook caught on the Juno Beach Fishing Pier (Photo/Willie Howard)

The Juno Beach Fishing Pier ’s may not be the prettiest in Florida.

It’s not the longest.

And other piers offer more activities.

But folks in north county love their 990-foot-long structure, even when it’s raining.

Read the full story in The Palm Beach Post.

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The Juno pier has floating wooden popouts that can be recovered during heavy waves (Photo/Rich Graulich)

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A quiet day on the Juno pier during rains early this month (Photo/Bill DiPaolo)

 

 

 

 

Lonely afternoon on the Juno Beach Fishing Pier

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This solitary pelican, and a few fishermen, were among the few patrons around the Juno Beach Fishing Pier during Tuesday’s rainy afternoon.

 

 

Low visibility, slippery driving this morning in north county

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Steady rains are making for slippery driving on I-95 in north county. (Photo/Bill DiPaolo)

North county drivers should take it slow, especially on I-95.

Steady rains are making for slippery road surfaces and limited visibility.

See Kim Miller’s latest weather report.

 

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Repairs done, Jupiter Lighthouse to shine again

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, dark and closed in May, is scheduled to light up again.

Read the full story in The Palm Beach Post.

Thunder, lightning picking up in Jupiter

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(Photo/Bill DiPaolo)

Steady rain is continuing, occasional lightning and thunder and bursts of wind Thursday about noon are picking up here at the Palm Beach Post office in Jupiter.

North county escapes major damage from storm so far.

See Kim Miller’s Latest update.

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Rain, lightning expected today in north county

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Thunderstorms are possible this afternoon (Photo/Bill DiPaolo)

Light, steady rain and occasional lightning are happening here in north county on Friday morning.

A line of showers ahead of a cold front is moving through Palm Beach County this morning with gusty winds up to 34 mph and lightning already hitting northwestern and central areas of Palm Beach County.

See Kim Miller’s story.

Check The Palm Beach Post radar map.

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