Category Archives: EMCOMM

California Classic 2017 Comm Volunteers Needed

When

Saturday April 1, 2017. Time: Various throughout the day (assignment times vary)

Where

Fresno, CA and outlying areas.

Mission:

To provide health and safety communications between rest stops and event coordinator.

Manpower needed:

~18+ communications volunteers.

Contact:

Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking: California Classic 2017 Comm Volunteer Signup

Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org

March of Dimes Comm Volunteers Needed

March of Dimes March for Babies – Communications Support

When

Saturday April 29, 2017. Time: TBA

Where

Woodward Park

Mission:

To provide health and safety communications between rest stops and event coordinator.

Manpower needed:

15+ communications volunteers.

Contact:

Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking: March of Dimes Signup

Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org

California Classic 2017 Comm Volunteers Needed

When

Saturday April 1, 2017. Time: Various throughout the day (assignment times vary)

Where

Fresno, CA and outlying areas.

Mission:

To provide health and safety communications between rest stops and event coordinator.

Manpower needed:

~18+ communications volunteers.

Contact:

Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking: California Classic 2017 Comm Volunteer Signup

Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org

Rotary Chocolate Run Feb 18, 2017 – Comms Volunteers Needed

When:

Saturday February 18, 2017. Time: Approx. 7:00am to 11:00am

Location:

Woodward Park, Fresno, California

Mission:

To provide health and safety communications between water stations, observation posts, and event coordinator.

Manpower needed:

6+ communications volunteers.

Contact:

Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking: Rotary Run Comm Volunteer Signup form.

Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org

ARES Volunteers Support Evacuation, Shelters, in Wake of Oroville Dam Crisis

Sacramento Valley ARES Section Emergency Coordinator Greg Kruckewitt, KG6SJT, reports that Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) volunteers are now actively involved in supporting communication for the evacuation and sheltering of nearly 200,000 people living below the damaged Oroville Dam in rural California. The dam, on the Feather River east of Oroville, is the tallest in the US. Following a period of heavy rain, a section of the earthfill-embankment dam’s spillway eroded, and authorities issued an evacuation order for residents living below the dam, in case it should fail. Crews have been attempting to fill the eroded area with rock transported by helicopter.

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Rotary Chocolate Run February 18, 2017 – Comms Volunteers Needed

When:

Saturday February 18, 2017. Time: Approx. 7:00am to 11:00am

Location:

Woodward Park, Fresno, California

Mission:

To provide health and safety communications between water stations, observation posts, and event coordinator.

Manpower needed:

6+ communications volunteers.

Contact:

Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking: Rotary Run Comm Volunteer Signup form.

Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org

ARES/RACES Featured at Joint Tribal Emergency Management Conference

For the third year in a row, the Amateur Radio Emergency Service and the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (ARES/RACES) were a featured component of the largest gathering of tribal disaster preparedness, recovery, hazard mitigation, and homeland security professionals in the US. The annual conference, held in mid-September, was organized by the National Tribal Emergency Management Council and hosted by the Tachi-Yokut Tribe at their Santa Rosa Rancheria in Lemoore, California. Radio amateurs were prominent among the conference presenters. Two ARRL San Joaquin Valley (SJV) Section groups, Fresno ARES/RACES and Tulare County ARES pooled resources and set up special event station N8V, with multiple operating positions on the lawn adjacent to the conference hotel.

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Comm Volunteers Needed – Bass Lake to Powerhouse Double 2016

Amateur Radio Communications volunteers are needed for the Bass Lake Double Century bicycle ride.

When
Saturday October 8, 2016. Time: 0500-2400

Where
Locations around the Central Valley

Mission:
To provide health and safety communications between rest stops and event coordinator.

Manpower needed:
15+ communications volunteers.

Contact:
Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking: Bass Lake to Powerhouse Signup Form

Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org

Comm Volunteers Needed – Bass Lake to Powerhouse Double 2016

Amateur Radio Communications volunteers are needed for the Bass Lake Double Century bicycle ride.

When
Saturday October 8, 2016. Time: 0500-2400

Where
Locations around the Central Valley

Mission:
To provide health and safety communications between rest stops and event coordinator.

Manpower needed:
15+ communications volunteers.

Contact:
Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking: Bass Lake to Powerhouse Signup Form

Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org