Start time: 8:00:00 PM
Net control: W6KJX Lu
Members checked in:
n6klb - Rick
k6kn - Bill
wa6tqj - Gary
ag6qo - Joe
k6bil - William
k7dwo - Bryce
k9rty - Darrin
kg6sjt - Greg
kj6hhy - Dale
kj6vhe - Doug
n6joa - Charles (Charlie)
n6olo - Pam
w6faq - John
w6kjx - Lu
ki6dwp - John (Amador ARES)
15 member check-ins.
Rick, N6KLB: Rick will be unavailable on October 16 for the Great California Shakeout. He asked for a volunteer for net control. Greg, KG6SJT volunteered, if any other Yolo ARES members want to volunteer, email Rick and Greg email@example.com
Gary, WA6TQJ, announced he was operating from the Yolo County OES building using the KR6UPO station. He sent and received several packet messages as well as checking into to the net from there.
Bill, K6BIL: announced that BARK will be holding a FCC test session for all classes on Saturday, October 18 from 7:30 - 9:30 AM. at the Red Cross building in Woodland.
At 10AM, BARK will hold a general meeting with elections of officers and several presentations. If you are a bark member and can't attend, send in a proxy for the election.
Practice Message (or more traffic)
Practice Message given by Greg, KG6SJT
NOte: This message is an actual National Traffic System (NTS) packet message that was received and delivered by by JOe, AG6QO. Joe runs a full service packet BBS in Winters. AG6QO is now a NTS message hub.
Practice message using the ICS-213 form;
NO: 35 ROUTINE CHECK: 30 PLACE: CRETE NEBRASKA TIME: 1400Z DATE OCTOBER 4
INCIDENT NAME: SIMULATED EMERGENCY TEST
TO: N6KLB 1709 BIDWELL PL. WOODLAND POSITION: YOLO COUNTY EC
SUBJECT: SHELTER CAPACITY
TEST MESSAGE X CRETE NEBRASKA
AUTHORITIES REQUEST INFO ON STATUS
OF SHELTER CAPACITY IN YOUR
AREA X CRETE SHELTERS NEAR
CAPACITY X END TEST MESSAGE
X REPLY VIA WA5TEE X
Note: Kg6sjt received the message and contacted Dana Cary at Yolo OES. She responded that Yolo OES could open 2-3 Shelters and then would contact Red Cross.
Greg then contacted William Chin AREA 6 REd Cross Shelter manager. He responded that if necessary, Red Cross AREA 6 could shelter thousands.
This information was passed back via a NTS packet message to Crete Nebraska station.
Closing time: 8:20:00 PM
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