ARRL Simulated Emergency Test Coming Oct. 6

Simulated Emergency Test by Rob Strieby (W0FT)From Kevin Bogan (AH6QO), ARRL Section Emergency Coordinator for the Pacific region, comes news that the annual ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) for 2012 in Hawaii is scheduled for Saturday, October 6, from 9:00 am to 12 noon. For more information, read the ARRL news article, “Get Set for the 2012 Simulated Emergency Test.”

Amateur radio operators in Hawaii are encouraged to check-in and participate. According to Bogan, this year’s scenario is again based on a destructive tsunami. Stations are encouraged to exchange tactical and formal ICS-213 messages.

Plan on having numerous local nets in addition to checking in to the Statewide and County RACES nets.  Local nets are encouraged and liaison stations form these nets are encouraged to exchange messages with the State and County nets.

See Ron Hashiro’s page for more information and details on the Hawaii operations, as it will be updated in the near future. Bogan says the group is still finalizing details, including the event timeline. If you have any questions, please talk with your local EC or DEC.

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