[October 21, 2023] This is the video of the Zoom debriefing session that took place at 1:00 PM after our city-wide Emergency Communications exercise.
This is a video of the October 18, 2023 Zoom training on the use of ICS-213 and ICS-309 forms for the communication of emergency traffic. We will be using the procedures demonstrated here for our city-wide exercise on Saturday, October 21.
Jerry’s Home Improvement Centers in both Eugene and Springfield held their annual Safety Day on Saturday, October 7, 2023. The Eugene EmComm booth at the Eugene Jerry’s was hosted by Gerry Brown (KK7GAB) and Matt Albertson (KJ7CNL). An unidentified CERT shared a neighboring booth at the Eugene location.
At the Springfield location, Andy Davis (KJ7JDN) manned the EmComm booth.
Sunday, October 8 – Friendly Area Neighbors’ regular Radio Ready Second Sunday exercise starts at 6 pm for FRS/GMRS operators, and at 6:30 pm for ham operators and guests on 145.450, Tone of 123, with thanks to W7ARD.
Saturday, September 9, 2023 was our city-wide “Dry Run” exercise; a chance to test ourselves and our tools in preparation for our official October exercise. Photographer Deb Jones of Friendly Area Neighbors caught some of the FAN volunteers in action.
On Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 7:00 PM, there will be a Zoom training and prep session for our city-wide exercise that will be held the following Saturday, October 21. The training session will cover the flow of information, the use of ICS forms and ID numbers and general information about the exercise. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.
The session will be held in place of our regularly scheduled on-air net. There will be a brief announcement about the training on 146.88 MHz (PL 100) at the regular net starting time of 7:00 PM.
The Zoom session will be held on our EmComm Zoom link. For more information or for the link, please use the Contact form.