West Central Texas Emergency Preparedness Conference

Members of the Abilene area Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®) and the ARRL WTX Section Manager Dale Durham, W5WI, set up a booth at the West Central Texas Emergency Preparedness Conference, held in the Abilene Convention Center on September 28, 2022. The conference was hosted by the Central Texas Council of Governments and the Texas Division of Emergency Management District 7 Disaster Coordinators. First responders and other emergency personnel from throughout the district attended. Excellent programs on many aspects of emergency operations were presented in breakout rooms.


(L to R) Jones County Assistant EC Richard Wills, K5RAW; Jones County EC David Andrews, WB5VIH; Taylor County EC Michael Roche, KF5ZQB, and ARRL West Texas Section Manager Dale Durham, W5WI. Photo from W5WI