There will be an Emergency Communications Workshop on Saturday April 3rd, 2004 from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM at the South Shore Educational Collaborative; 90 Industrial Park Road, Hingham, Mass.
This session is being put on by the ARES Section Staff through the efforts of Metro Boston ARES District Emergency Coordinator, KB1EKN-Mark Duff. This Emergency Communications Workshop will provide the background and information to serve Amateur Radio Operators when they need to respond to a communications emergency. It will feature an Introduction and Conclusion to Emergency Communications, and five 1-hour training sessions on topics including:
Overview of Eastern Massachusetts ARES-RACES-SKYWARN Programs
Basic Overview of ICS
NTS Traffic Message Handling
Interactive Exercises on Field Operations
Additional details and directions can be found on the ares.ema.arrl.org web site.