Massasoit ARA Members Train For Pilgrim Nuclear Plant Preparedness

MARA/Entergy disaster preparedness training, photo 1MARA/Entergy disaster preparedness training, photo 2Members of the Massasoit Amateur Radio Association took part in disaster preparedness training in Bridgewater this week.

Instructors from Entergy and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) presented Offsite Emergency Preparedness training as part of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power station’s Radiological Emergency Reponse Plan. The training emphasized radiation awareness and protection for disaster response staff.

Personnel from the town of Bridgewater as well as Reception Center staff from Bridgewater State College also attended the session.

“The MARA team members provide emergency communications support for both the town of Bridgewater and Eastern Massachusetts during disaster response events and drills,” commented EMA ARRL District Emergency Coordinator Carl Aveni, N1FY.

Participating in the training were: Carl Aveni, N1FY; Allan Cox, K1VQ; Pete Curley, N1NVV; Gil Follett, W1GMF; Phil McNamara, N1XTB; Joe Serrilla, W1JOE.

Shown here: (first photo, l-r) N1FY, W1JOE, W1GMF, N1NVV; (second photo) Jack Williams, Entergy Trainer,
MEMA Staff. Photos courtesy N1XTB

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