Local ham radio enthusiast is setting up a Waitsburg emergency communication center
April 18, 2019
Brian Treadway hopes to garner interest from new or future operators
WAITSBURG-Waitsburg's Brian Treadway said he followed his grandfather's footsteps into ham radio but now uses the platform mostly in an emergency response capacity. He's hoping to garner more local interest, especially from those interested in providing emergency services.
Amateur radio, better known as ham radio, is a hobby enjoyed by over a million people worldwide who call themselves "radio hams" or simply "hams." Most hams get into the hobby for fun, but ham radio can provide valuable communication services during sta...