Eastern Massachusetts Section Emergency Coordinator Rob Macedo, KD1CY, will participate in an ARRL Public Service Communications panel discussion at the Dayton Hamvention® on Friday, May 17 from 2:25 to 3:40 PM in Room 3. Those attending the panel discussion will hear from representatives from Amateur Radio’s largest organizations active during times of disaster and emergency.
According to the ARES E-Letter, “An update will also be given on the new ARES Plan and changes that were asked for by volunteers and partner agencies on training, reporting, identification, leadership development, and more. Sponsored by ARRL, this forum will feature Rob Macedo, KD1CY, VOIP WX Net and VOIP Hurricane Net; Paul English, WD8DBY, US Army MARS; David Stapchuk, KD9DXM, US Air Force MARS; Bill Feist, WB8BZH, SATERN; Ross Merlin, WA2WDT, Department of Homeland Security, SHAred RESources (SHARES); Ted Okada, K4HNL, Chief Technology Officer, FEMA; and Malcolm Kyser, KG4G, Chief of Communications, Civil Air Patrol.”
The Dayton Hamvention® in Xenia, Ohio, is host to this year’s ARRL National Convention.