North Shore RA logoThe North Shore Radio Association has announced that it has named two Assistant Emergency Coordinators (AECs) to help in administering its ARES team.

Gordon Gravelese, KX1KTY has been named the Operations AEC. He will participate as a key team leader during NSRA ARES activations.

Matt Dempsey, KB1MRH has been named the Administrative AEC working with the Emergency Coordinator (EC) and the North Shore District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) on “behind-the-scenes” details.

The NSRA reminds its members that the Eastern MA Simulated Emergency Test will take place on Saturday, November 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. NSRA looks forward to having all of its members participate in this exercise. On-air activity will occur on the 145.470 Danvers repeater. Planners will be looking for volunteers to assist with liaison work, to be announced once the exercise begins.

For more information, please contact Jim Palmer, KB1KQW, NSRA EC, or Eric Horwitz, KA1NCF, the North Shore DEC. Both can be reached via email at ares@nsradio.org.

–Thanks, NSRA News, Fall 2006

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