Loading...
 
Print
Welcome to QCENweb, the web home of the Queen City Emergency Net. We are a group of amateur radio operators, which exists to provide communications support to the American Red Cross — Cincinnati Region, and have done so since 1941! If you're interested in our present and future plans, please contact webmaster -at- qcen.org .

Like us on Facebook or Follow us on Twitter

News:


No articles yet.
  • League Counters Another Mimosa Move for 10 GHz Wireless Broadband Sharing    (Thu 05 Mar., 2015)
    The ARRL has told several US House and Senate members that the 10 GHz band, where the Amateur and Amateur-Satellite services have allocations, is not a suitable choice to expand wireless broadband. Three Republican and three Democratic lawmakers wrote FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on March 2, asking the Commission to “explore potential sharing opportunities within the 10 GHz band” to alleviate “the ...
  • Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 Introduced in Congress    (Thu 05 Mar., 2015)
  • FCC Offices, Rest of Federal Government Take a Snow Day    (Thu 05 Mar., 2015)
    The federal government, including the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is closed today as the nation’s capital confronts its most significant snowfall since the so-called “Snowmageddon” of 2010. Nearly 15 inches of snow had fallen on Washington, DC, as of this morning. Authorities are urging motorists to stay off the roads. The Washington Metro is still running, however.
  • North Dakota Radio Amateur Marks 80th Anniversary as ARRL Member    (Wed 04 Mar., 2015)
  • US Amateur Radio Numbers Reach an All-Time High    (Wed 04 Mar., 2015)
    Amateur Radio growth in the US continues to soar. At the end of 2014, the total number of radio amateurs in the FCC’s Universal Licensing System (ULS) database reached an all-time high of 726,725. The trend has continued in the first 2 months of 2015, which saw the ham population rise to slightly more than 727,000. The figures exclude expired licenses that are within the 2-year grace period, an...
  • Mexican Red Cross Responding to Hospital Explosion    (American Red Cross, Thu 29 Jan., 2015)
    On January 29th, an explosion caused extensive damage to the Cuajimalpa Maternal Hospital on the outskirts of Mexico City. The Mexican Red Cross has responded with 23 ambulances and more than 40 rescuers and is helping to transport victims to other hospitals. The Mexican Red Cross has not asked for additional assistance from the American […]
  • Disaster Alert: Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) Approaches the Philippines    (American Red Cross, Thu 04 Dec, 2014)
    Typhoon Hagupit (locally known as Ruby) has gained strength in the western Pacific and is projected to intensify further as it heads towards the Philippines. If the storm makes landfall, it will pose a serious threat to lives, homes and livelihoods. It is possible that it will cross through highly populated areas and affect millions […]
  • Disaster Update: Mexican Red Cross Responds to Hurricane Odile    (American Red Cross, Thu 18 Sep., 2014)
    More than 500 Red Cross volunteers are helping people affected by Hurricane Odile in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. The volunteers—120 of which are paramedics—are providing basic medical check-ups and delivering food to people housed in shelters. The Red Cross has sent 2,000 food parcels to the city of Los Cabos. In addition, […]
  • Disaster Update: Hurricane Odile in Mexico    (American Red Cross, Tue 16 Sep., 2014)
    Hurricane Odile struck Mexico’s Baja peninsula on late Sunday evening. Now graded as a Tropical Storm, the system is still active and slowly moving up the peninsula. Roughly 80% of the areas in Hurricane Odile’s path are without electricity and approximately 3,000 people have had to evacuate their homes, as of September 15. In response, […]
  • Disaster Update: West Africa Ebola Outbreak    (American Red Cross, Thu 31 July, 2014)
    As the deadliest outbreak of Ebola in recorded history continues to devastate Western Africa, the American Red Cross is supporting efforts through both financial and staffing support. While the Sierra Leone Red Cross is taking the lead in promoting awareness through social mobilization campaigns, the American Red Cross, along with the global Red Cross network, […]


Use the repeater!!!

Driving to or from work? Get on the air! Get to know your fellow club members!!!

Net Controls - Tuesday Net

If you have already volunteered, you can find the preamble here. Here's the net control roster:

Jan 13 N8TFD
Jan 20 N8NFM
Jan 27 Open
Feb 3 Open
Feb 10 Open
Feb 17 Open

Please click here to volunteer for net control duty!

Membership "checklist"

To all new and not-so-new QCEN members: please review the following list.

  • qcen.org e-mail address: If you'd like an address of the form: callsign-at-qcen.org, please request one. In any case, please make sure we have your e-mail address!
  • Red Cross ID: New photo IDs will be issued to QCEN members in good-standing who have completed the background check. You must have the new standard ID to participate in any Red Cross activities that require credentials.
  • Communicator's Manual: see the reference section to get this important guide to QCEN operations — it will be growing soon!!
  • Emergency Alerting: If you are carrying an e-mailable pager or cell phone, please provide us with the number and the provider.


Last edited by W8WTD .
Page last modified on Tuesday 06 January, 2015 21:33:59 EST.

Weather Radar


Upcoming Events

1)  Thu 05 Mar., 2015 21:21 EST
2)  Thu 05 Mar., 2015 21:21 EST