- published: 06 May 2015
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Tar Heel Sports Network radio broadcast of the 2005 NCAA men's basketball championship game between the UNC Tar Heels and Illinois Fighting Illini. Broadcast includes pre-game coverage, the game itself, and brief interviews with Coach Williams and the players after the game. Game played on 4/5/2005 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO. I do not claim ownership of this broadcast.
This has got to be an engineer’s worst nightmare; Cruising along at 79 M.P.H. you notice a wide load not clearing the crossing directly ahead of you. Thankfully the “load” cleared the crossing, and a quick thinking engineer put the train in emergency in an attempt to stop. The semi driver never saw the train coming, and claimed that the crossing activated as he started to cross. Again thankfully, only one person was transported to a local hospital to be checked out, and two others signed medical releases at the scene. Had the situation been seconds earlier, this crash would have been deadly. Listen in to the radio communication between the engineer and crew, along with the dispatcher, captured from the Northern Illinois Railroad radio feed. (Link below) Photos of the crash site were taken ...
There are many different modes to use within the hobby of ham radio. I've always preferred digital voice over analog due to the amount of static in an FM signal as you got farther from the source. After testing every other digital mode available at that time, my friends and I adopted NXDN 6.25 for our primary voice repeater needs. We have 2 UHF 440mHz repeaters, with more to come online in the future. We are halfway finished linking our current repeaters together. This video highlights some of our on-air time and gives some examples and information about how we use the mode.
From the City Club of Chicago: Dan Proft, a former candidate for governor and radio talk show host, who was once a strong backer of Gov Rauner, but now no longer supports his re-election, offers his views on the state of Illinois politics.
This aired on February 8, 1948.