Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Onondaga County Emergency Communications meeting 4/26

(from the April LARC Long Wire Newsletter)

The next meeting of Onondaga County Radio Emergency Corp, RACES and ARES will be on Tuesday April 26, 2016 at the Liverpool Fire Department Station #1 (RT 57, Oswego Rd). Doors will open by 5:30...meeting to begin at 6 PM. Please park out back by the meeting room.

This is open to any amateur operator with an interest in auxiliary communications. You do not need to be a member.

As we approach what is forecast to be an active storm season, we will review some procedures, discuss notification and deployment options and attempt to bundle some of our past trainings into a discussion. It is requested that you bring your paperwork toolbox. We have distributed several forms and booklets in past trainings. Let's see how everyone has chosen to ready them for an emergency. This may be as simple as a binder or as elaborate as a flash card for your cell phone. Don't be shy...the choice is personal but we can all learn from what others have elected to do. This will also be a great opportunity to obtain any materials you might be missing. We will continue our work with FlDigi/NBEMS and have a quick primer on other systems in use in our region.

Please e-mail onondagaraces@earthlink.net with
any questions.

We hope to see you all on April 26th at 6 PM.

73 - The Onondaga County ARES/RACES Leadership

If you like PUBLIC SERVICE events particularly those with road races
and you want to use your radios outside, this is your time to join the
RAGS Public Service team.
Joe Camerino is the Emergency Coordinator for Onondaga County.
Some of these events will be used as ARES training exercises.
RAGS Public Service Chairperson is Walt Bordett, N2IK. If
interested, please email n2ik@ARRL.com.


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