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More on the April 28th field exercise!

From Cindi Barker: Does your stress level rise when your cell phone power bars shrink?  Can you imagine living without power for an extended period of time – how would we move information in this age of connective-ness? We want to … Continue reading

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Can you envision a widespread total power outage in our area?

That will be the scenario for a citywide field exercise exactly one month from today. On April 28th, from 9 AM until 1 PM, you’ll have an opportunity to observe or participate as Emergency Communication Hubs from West Seattle and … 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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Photos and highlights from the citywide hub drill on May 17th

We had a great turn-out in West Seattle earlier this month for the citywide emergency communications drill.  On May 17th, we set up two hubs at Ercolini Park, staffed with West Seattle Be Prepared hub volunteers, citizen actors, observers from other … Continue reading

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Citywide hub communications drill is tomorrow (Saturday, May 17th)!

Tomorrow from 9 AM until noon, West Seattle Be Prepared will participate in a citywide emergency communications exercise called “Mud, Mud, Everwhere”. As we noted earlier,  we’ll be based at Ercolini Park just west of the Alaska Junction at 4700 SW Alaska Street. … Continue reading

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Interested in emergency radio communications?

As we begin this new year, we wanted to mention that that those of you who are interested in emergency radio communications are welcome to listen in or participate! You may have heard us mention that we participate in twice-yearly citywide communication … Continue reading

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Watch, or participate in, a hub radio drill on Saturday, 5/19!

This coming Saturday, May 19th, members of West Seattle Be Prepared will participate in another city-wide drill. Two of the West Seattle hubs will be activated for this communication field exercise, our Fauntleroy hub (#8) and one of our 2 newest hubs, at … Continue reading

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