Category: EMCOMM

Zoom Meerting

ARES Zoom meeting

REMINDER      REMINDER       REMINDER       REMINDER       REMINDER Hello Everyone! We were initially planning on holding this ARES meeting with just ARES DEC’s. EC’s and ARES members.  Last evening we learned that many folks were…

AUXCOMM

Folks, This is a very important presentation on AUXCOM and how it interfaces with ARES, RACES, REACT, etc.  There is so much mis-information out there on what’s what!  The Q&A session after the formal presentation is very illuminating. I find…

Tropical Storm Coming

A tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico has a predicted strong possibility of impacting somewhere along the Texas – Louisiana coast, unless it turns from its currently predicted path. The current Red Cross update appears at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWcas1uNaV8 If you…

Haiti Earthquake

Based on United States Geological Survey (USGS) data, at 12:29 UTC today, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti at a location 12 km NE of Saint-Louis du Sud and 33 km ENE of Les Cayes, Haiti. More precisely, the originating…

ICS 300 and ICS 400 training

Dear Emergency Management Partners, The City of Abilene will be hosting NIMS ICS 300 and ICS 400 training, October 26-29, 2021.  The classes will be held in the City’s EOC in the basement of City Hall, 555 Walnut, Abilene, TX…

ARRL, American Red Cross Renew Memorandum of Understanding

ARRL and the American Red Cross (ARC) have renewed their long-standing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for another 5 years. The MOU spells out how ARRL and the American Red Cross will work cooperatively during a disaster response. “We are pleased…

FEMA

Effective Use of Amateur Radio Volunteers in County Emergency Operations

Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division for a webinar on how an amateur radio volunteers can be utilized before, during and after disasters. Tuesday, March 30, 2021 1:00:00 PM MDT – 2:00:00 PM MDT Register Here Amateur or…

Amateur Radio Emergency Service

Amateur Radio Fills the Gap

Today the American Geophysical Union (AGU) published an article in Eos by USGS and ARES LAX Northeast on how amateur radio operators can help fill the information donut hole by providing DYFI reports via Winlink. The full article is available here: https://eos.org/science-updates/amateur-radio-operators-help-fill-earthquake-donut-holes …