Category Archives: ARES

Fresno EMCOMM – ARES/RACES October 2010

FRESNO EMCOMM – ARES/RACES October 2010

September 28, 2010- If you think you missed the ARES 75th Birthday party, my mistake, it is October 30!  The last of all the happenings this month. The ARRL SET is on the 2nd and 3rd, a Bicycle Race on the 9th, the “Great Shake Out” on 21st and the “After Shock” on the 23rd.  All this while we are implementing enhanced structure for ARES/RACES.  SATERN not to be out done begins a new era 1 October with a new Communications leader.

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ARES 75th Anniversary Birthday Fest

All Are invited to attend the ARES 75th Anniversary Birthday Fest !!!

Please join fellow members of all the Fresno County area Amateur Radio clubs –  along with members of local EmComm groups – RACES, SATERN and SkyWarn to celebrate the 75th Birthday of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®).

There will be  Door Prizes, Refreshments and short Presentations on vital EmComm topics!

Date/Time:
Saturday October 30th, 2010 – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Location:
Salvation Army Citidel
1854 North Fulton
Fresno, CA

San Joaquin County Ham Operators Disater Drill

The Record
by: Michael McCollum
August 20, 2010

Ham radio operators stay prepared for disaster

David Coursey, an amateur ham radio volunteer, participates in a drill Thursday at San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp.

FRENCH CAMP – When disaster strikes, amateur radio operators will be ready.

The local network of ham radio enthusiasts drilled at locations throughout the county Thursday, including San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp.

“They could help us in the event communication goes down,” said Dan Burch, San Joaquin County Emergency Medical Services administrator. That adds an extra line of communication among hospitals, blood banks, county emergency response and state officials, Burch said.

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