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Region 26 Emergency Management Center

A few weeks ago a few of us went to Taylor Nebraska to meet up with the folks at the region 26 Emergency Management Center. we had a great conversation and got to see how they do thing out in the Nebraska Sandhills. While our EOC is quite busy by Nebraska standards, Region 26 has a huge geographical area to manage.

It was a huge learning experience, and was really neat that we were welcomed with open arms. We were asked for advice on comms, repeaters, and we learned a little about what they had available for us to use if we ever had to go up and help them set up some kind of comms to Grand Island or elsewhere.

Here are a few Photos Of the trip.:

 

It was a lot of Fun, Thanks to the crew of Region 26!

KVSS-FM Feedline by Joe n0xat

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Here is Mark N0VUB holding the damaged section of the 4" feed line to the KVSS-FM 102.7 antenna. It was compromised when it came loose rubbing against the tower in the wind.  He said they were able to get about $3,000 for the recycled copper in the 1,700 feet of this line that was taken in.  The 3" replacement feed line cost over $60,000 including installation

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Joe
N0XAT