Concord offers free wireless service downtown
CBS
Concord, Calif., is the latest city to sign an agreement with Metro-Fi for a month-long trial of the company’s municipal Wi-Fi offerings...

Ham radio alive and well in emergency situations
News 8 Austin (Texas)
Amateur radio operators continue to be one of the first to deploy emergency communications after a disaster—a matter discussed throughout the recently held Austin Amateur Radio Club ham radio field day this past weekend...

Internet is here to stay
Kane County (Ill.) Chronicle
After Aurora, Ill., announced plans for a citywide wireless Internet network, Metro-Fi and SkyPilot approached surrounding communities with a similar proposition...

Local ham radio operators club practice emergency response
The Minot (N.D.) Daily News
Souris Valley Amateur Radio Club members practiced emergency communication procedures during its annual field day last weekend...

Wabash Valley Amateur Radio Association tests their emergency preparedness
Tribune-Star (Terre Haute, Ind.)
The Wabash Valley Amateur Radio Association ran emergency communication drills this past Saturday...