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Field Day comes to Navarre Beach

Field Day comes to Navarre Beach

Setup on the back of a trailer in the sands of Navarre Beach with a radio dial in hand, Dane Luckey introduced himself by a different name Saturday. He is W4DSL, his designated call sign when he takes to the radio waves, chatting with people from across the U.S. and even across borders.   Read […]

Q and A: Ham radio operators set up on Navarre Beach

Q and A: Ham radio operators set up on Navarre Beach

Each year the Emerald Coast Amateur Radio Association and Santa Rosa Amateur Radio Emergency Services hold an Amateur League Radio Field Day in conjunction with ham radio operators across the country and even around the world. Ham radio is a vital communication tool in emergency communications, and this event offers the public a chance to […]

Dit Dot: Joy’s story of communication in an Alzheimer’s world

Dit Dot: Joy’s story of communication in an Alzheimer’s world

Back in 2004 I met a crusty, disheveled man in our memory disorder clinic (West Florida Hospital Memory Disorder Clinic in Pensacola). His wife had called our clinic and asked for help dealing with his bizarre behavior. She told me about him locking her out of the bedroom and telling her to leave before his […]