Category Archives: Radio Drills & Field Exercises

Photos: Disaster Relief Trials – Cargo Bikes check-in at West Seattle Hubs

We had great weather and a great time last Sunday at the Disaster Relief Trials in West Seattle. As described in our previous post, four of our West Seattle hubs and the West Seattle Tool Library participated as checkpoints for the riders … Continue reading

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Join us for an emergency communication field exercise on June 11th!

West Seattle Be Prepared will take part in Cascadia Rising, a citywide emergency communications drill on Saturday, June 11, from 9:30 to 11:30 AM. Would you like to watch or participate? We plan to activate our emergency communication hub in … Continue reading

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Watch or join the citywide Tabletop Exercise on November 14th!

As you may have noted on our West Seattle Be Prepared calendar, there will be another citywide exercise on November 14th! This will be an indoor Tabletop Exercise focused on hub volunteers. It runs from 9 AM until NOON at the Verity Credit Union in … Continue reading

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Takeaways from the citywide emergency communications drill?

Saturday, May 9th, was sunny and warm — truly a gorgeous day here in Seattle. I later heard that the temperature reached 80 degrees. At 5 PM, the Hub/ACS communication field exercise, dubbed Dark and Stormy 2015, got underway. It did … Continue reading

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Watch or join the citywide emergency communications field exercise on May 9th!

As noted on our calendar, several members from West Seattle Be Prepared will take part in this year’s citywide spring communications field exercise on May 9th! This event runs from 5 PM until 10 PM in two West Seattle hub locations as well … Continue reading

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Upcoming Ham radio training events this weekend!

Are you an experienced Ham operator or interested in becoming one? If so, we received the following announcements from Carl Leon with Seattle ACS (and Broadview Prepares) about two events that are happening this weekend. For those who are have … Continue reading

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Ham radio Field Day is Saturday, June 28th!

Passing along this invitation from the Seattle ACS group. If you have an interest in Ham radio, this fun annual event is a great opportunity to watch or participate! Here’s a printable .pdf version of the flyer: Field Day 2014 flyer (.pdf … Continue reading

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