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PSPS Power Outage: Ham Radio Operator Writeup Now Available

I have recently made the following new resource available here on

PSPS Power Outage: How Ham Radio Helped Me and How it can Help You

The link above will take you to a mobile-friendly, quickly-downloadable web page featuring:

  • Some personal background and personal notes on the circumstances during the PSPS (Public Safety Power Shutoff) which lasted 4 to 5 days in our area
  • A chronological timeline of events
  • Tips for ham radio operators who are operating during emergencies
  • Experiences running a home generator as a first-timer
  • Suggested gear to consider
  • A variety of other notes and tips as shared with me by others

I welcome all feedback. Be safe & stay prepared,

—Marc KM6NHH