Emergency Communications Workshop, Hingham, April 3, 2004

EMA ARES logoThere 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
Net Operations
NTS Traffic Message Handling
Go Kits
Interactive Exercises on Field Operations

Additional details and directions can be found on the ares.ema.arrl.org web site.

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