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Spotting And Fighting Fires From The Sky

Jun 23, 2017

This was a busy spring for firefighters as drought conditions contributed  fuel to wildfires.  Pilots in both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters with the Florida Forest Service helped the efforts of those fighting fires on the ground.

  

  Treasure Coast Amateur Radio Clubs are participating in the amateur radio ‘Field Day’ exercise going on around the Country this coming weekend. As Joe Lenartiene tells us, Ham radio functions completely independent of the Internet or cell phone infrastructure, can interface with tablets or smartphones, and can be set up almost anywhere in minutes

Drew Mello talks with Mark Perry, Executive Director, for Florida Oceanographic Society.

Since 1964, Florida Oceanographic has worked to protect our coastal ecosystems through education and research.

July will offer several volunteer opportunities at Florida Oceanographic Society.

For more information on the Florida Oceanographic Society click here:

WQCS Installing new Automation System

Jun 20, 2017

WQCS has installed a new Broadcast Automation System.    We appreciate your patience while we complete this conversion.  We  have replaced a damaged hard drive in our our online streaming server.  All feeds via tune in and our web page should be working.  For those using internet radios still unable to hear WQCS,  The URLs are below. .   We apologize for the inconvenience and interruptions in service.

WQCS

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Tue Jun 20, 2017 FIRST DAY OF SUMMER

Jun 20, 2017

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about safe boating.  It’s true that “safe boating week” is behind us.  But every week on the Treasure Coast should be safe boating week.  Statewide in July 2016, there were a record 96 boating crashes and eight fatalities.  How can boaters practice safe boating on the ocean, our lagoon and our rivers?  Be carreful, of course.  Don’t drink and operate a vessel.  Take a safe-boating course.  This year, a special emphasis is being put on wearing a life jacket.  All the time you are on board.  Everyone.  Even those who are good swimmers.  Most

The Mouse That Is Mightier Than The Storm

Jun 16, 2017

A Program at the Bervard Zoo helps breed Perdido Key Beach Mice.  The little critters help protect beach dunes from erosion during storms.  Their habitat is threatened by development, storms and predators such as cats.  Find out more about the program by clicking HERE.

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