Links: Here are some links to other websites of interest to radio amateurs.
ARRL - The national association for Radio Amateurs
Missouri Digital Group - The St. Louis area group promoting D-STAR Digital Amateur Radio. D-STAR is an acronym for Digital Smart Technologies for Amateur Radio.
www.mersweb.org - MERS (Missouri Emergency Radio Service, Inc) Allows amateur radio systems throughout Missouri to provide digital and analog backup communications for any number of federal, state and private agencies.
www.stlskywarn.org - SKYWARNis a concept developed in the late 1960s that promotes a cooperative effort between the National Weather Service and communities. The emphasis of the effort is often focused on the storm spotter, an individual who takes a position near their community and reports wind gusts, hail size, rainfall, and cloud formations that could signal a developing tornado.
www.stlares.org - The Amateur Radio Emergency Service(ARES) provides emergency communications to "Served Agencies" such as fire and police departments, the American Red Cross, the National Weather Service, hospitals, and others. Many ARES teams also provide communications for public service events such as marathons, parades, bike riding events, and boat races. Individual ARES teams are organized at the county level in Missouri. This is the Web site of the ARES team serving St. Louis County, Missouri.