Amateur Radio Communications volunteers are needed for the Bass Lake Double Century bicycle ride.
Saturday October 14, 2017. Time: 0500-2400
Locations around the Central Valley
To provide health and safety communications between rest stops and event coordinator.
15+ communications volunteers.
Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking: Bass Lake to Powerhouse Signup Form
Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SKYWARN Recognition Day 2015 gets underway at 4:00pm PDT on Friday , December 4 Co-sponsored by ARRL and the National Weather Service (NWS), the 24-hour event recognizes the vital public service contribution that Amateur Radio operators make while working with NWS offices during severe weather events. It also is aimed at strengthening the bond between Amateur Radio operators and local NWS offices.
Friday, December 4 @ 4:00pm to Saturday, December 5 @ 4:00pm.
COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TRAINING OFFERED
TUESDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT SERIES
OCTOBER 13-NOVEMBER 5, 2015
The Fresno Citizen Corps, in partnership with the City of Fresno and the Fresno Police and Fire Departments, is pleased to announce that Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will be offered in a Tuesday and Thursday evening series from October 13-November 5, 2015. The free 21-hour course is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security—Office of Individual and Community Preparedness, California Volunteers and developed by FEMA in cooperation with the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The entry-level course is designed to provide community members with <u>basic</u> emergency response skills, particularly those that would be essential in the initial hours after a major natural or man-made disaster; and that are also valuable in the event of a fire or other more frequently occurring emergency. The course covers disaster preparedness, fire safety and small fire suppression (extinguishers), triage, disaster first aid, light search and rescue (urban), team organization/Incident Command, disaster psychology, terrorism awareness and a final exercise.
by Kate Davidson and Casey Minter
April 24, 2015 4:06 p.m.
Portland – In the last 100 years, there have only been five magnitude 9.0 or higher “megaquakes” worldwide. The pressure currently building in the Cascadia Subduction Zone that runs along the California, Oregon, and Washington coasts could unleash a sixth.