John Jacob is a Desert Storm veteran who served with the Army's 5th and 3rd Special Forces Groups as a communications specialist, and he worked as a DoD contractor as a SERE instructor (among other things) for several years. He is the voice behind the microphone of Radio Free Redoubt, and podcast and weekly radio show, and he is the Director of the nationwide disaster communications network, AmRRON.
Please stop by the Radio Free Redoubt/AmRRON booth and visit with John Jacob before and after his presentation.
Introduction to Emergency Communications: Where to begin, and what are my options.
John Jacob Schmidt, founder and director of AmRRON (the American Redoubt Radio Operators Network) walks you through basic emergency communications, beginning with how and where to receive communications and which types, and then takes you through basic two-way communications. You'll understand the basics of receivers (one way) to transcievers (two way) communications, including both licensed and unlicensed options. If you want to know how to get started, don't miss this presentation.