Mag Instrument, the American manufacturer of the MAGLITE® flashlight, celebrates World Amateur Radio Day by partnering with ARRL, the national amateur radio association
ONTARIO, California, April 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – To celebrate World Amateur Radio Day on April 18, Maglite and ARRL, the national association of amateur radio®, announced that they have formed a partnership based on a common mission to help people prepare for emergencies and serve their communities in extreme situations such as natural disasters. ARRL volunteer members provide a public service through the ARRL Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®), and by expanding the pool of operators and technicians qualified in radiocommunications and radio technology. Mag Instrument is the leading manufacturer of high quality USA made flashlights that enjoy a deserved reputation for performance, reliability and durability.
“Ham radio operators, or ‘hams,’ help people in times of difficulty, often supporting emergency communications when critical infrastructure is damaged, and responding to the needs of first responders to stay connected,” he said. declared Anthony maglica, Founder, Owner and CEO of MAG Instrument Inc. “We have been making a product that has been used in public safety for over 40 years and we are very supportive of the incredible dedication of radio amateurs, so it is culturally a great alliance for both brands. “
Maglite is the preferred flashlight brand of many police, fire and other first responder organizations and is the official flashlight of NASAR – the National Search and Rescue Association. The partnership with ARRL will involve Mag Instrument creating a special laser-etched Maglite® product for ARRL and offering its members special prices on a selected range of Maglite products, and in turn, these purchases raise funds for ARRL in order to to support their mission.
“ARRL is delighted that Maglite recognizes the service and skills of ARRL members. This partnership will help us introduce amateur radio to more people, ”says David minster, NA2AA, CEO of ARRL.
ARRL, headquartered at Newington, Connecticut, counts among its ranks the majority of active radio amateurs in the United States. Since the founding of the ARRL in 1914, its members have advanced the art, science and enjoyment of amateur radio. For more information on ARRL and World Amateur Radio Day, visit arrl.org.
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