Mike Neilsen, W1MPN, ARRL Section Emergency Coordinator writes on http://ares.ema.arrl.org:
“Requirements for the Democratic National Convention (DNC) continue to be developed by our clients. In particular, the American Red Cross has solidified their plans and what they are requesting from their volunteers. Amateur duties that the Red Cross is requesting include responding to the Red Cross chapters in Boston and Waltham during normal and potential incident operations.
Other duties expected from our cadre will range from maintaining net watches at home stations to passing status traffic messages directing mobilization. Teams supporting other served agencies such as the Salvation Army will be mobilized as required. [Full story]