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⦿ SCAN International and the Digital Mobile Radio (DMR)

In the early 1990s, cellular phone use was still increasing in the Philippines, while amateur radio was at the height of its trend. Amateur radio during this period was not only for emergency cases but became a hobby for many. As time went by, with the exponential growth of mobile phone development, amateur radio use […]

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⦿ SCAN International in the VoIP Era

Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, is a reasonably current technology. VoIP, from the name itself, is simply a voice transmission over the Internet. VoIP was made more popular by the advent of high-bandwidth Internet connections and through the growth of affordable broadband Internet access. VocalTec Communications, an Israeli telecom equipment provider, released VoIP in […]

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⦿ ECHOLINK AND THE SCAN INTERNATIONAL

One of the outstanding developments in the field of Amateur Radio is the founding of echolink software some two decades ago by Jonathan Taylor, K1RFD. Based on its website, EchoLink® software allows licensed Amateur Radio stations to communicate with one another over the Internet using streaming audio technology. The program allows worldwide connections between stations […]

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⦿ Connecting Hams Worldwide

Once again, SCAN International enthusiasts of various modes prove their skills by joining amateur radio contests. An amateur radio contest is an event where amateur radio operators compete to make the most contacts, often within a specified time frame. Amateur radio contest is in various formats. These formats include single-operator, multi-operator, and team-based competitions. Some […]

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⦿ ADVANCING HAM RADIO OPERATIONS

Brother Gabby Malonzo, KF6UKB, delivers a lecture about the importance of progressive training about amateur radio principles amidst the proliferation and popularity of internet-based communications. He also highlighted the importance of maintaining an updated amateur radio license. Held at Capas, Tarlac, the conference is part of the SCAN International regular activity that aims to keep […]

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Introduction to Proper Two-way Radio Communication Protocol | QSO

Conversation on the air with amateur radio is called a ham radio contact of other stations. It is also called ham radio communication, exchanging relevant and beneficial information via amateur radio airwaves. In the amateur world, it is coded using the Q-Code QSO. During QSO, amateur radio operators always ponder the proper protocol or etiquette […]

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⦿ SCAN MANITOBA CHAPTER LAW SEMINAR

The Officers and members of the SCAN International from Manitoba, Canada Chapter conducted a "Basic Law Seminar." The seminar dealt with the applicable land laws in Canada. It aims to provide full awareness to the SCAN Members to fulfill their duties without violating laws enforced within the country. SCAN Manitoba Chapter Vice President Daniel Palomeno […]

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⦿ "THIRD PLACE IN OCEANIA"

CQ Magazine September 2022 issue features our very own Elvin Apostol Jr., DVIIW, as its cover story. The highlight of the feature content describes Elvin, DV1IIW regularly hosts multi-single (multi-operator, single transmitter) contest operations from his station in the Philippine city of Antipolo, a suburb of the capital city of Manila. Using a wire dipole […]

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⦿ AUSTRALIA WEST CLEAN UP DRIVE

Australia West spearheads a cleanup activity in Lae City. The area is one of the country’s busy coastal trading points at a suburb of Voco Point seaside of Lae City, in the province of Morobe, Papua New Guinea. The drive aims to inspire everyone in the City to maintain the beauty and cleanliness of the […]

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⦿ SCAN Elizabeth New Jersey EFR Training

The District of New Jersey's Society of Communicators And Networkers (SCAN) International and the Christian Medical Dental and Paramedical Society (CMDPS) Organizations held a district-wide training and workshop on September 10, 2022. The training focuses on Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This American Heart […]

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