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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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Fresno ARES/RACES EC Report – June 2012

EC Report for June 2012


Hi All,

I hope that you all had a great month and looking forward to another. This month we participated in what the Red Cross called Show and Tell. The support services to the Red Cross brought their toys and showed them off. The Cert and Red Cross support brought their vehicles and set them up so we all would know what their group was capable of and the equipment that was available. Joe Cabral KJ6TYS and myself, set up a station with hf mobile, uhf, vhf and digital communications to demonstrate  our abilities to supply their Emcomm needs. We set up a popup, table & chairs, antennas and equipment for the RACES/ARES Group. Dan Pruitt AE6SX set up a SATERN demonstration next to us. We handed out flyers and answered questions as they arose. It was an informative gathering and we got free ice cream too!! Continue reading Fresno ARES/RACES EC Report – June 2012